By Dan Pratt (@Danieldpratt) Editor’s Note: Dan Pratt is a stalwart virtual member of our Educators Get Educated group. It is a bit unclear how this organic and unlikely relationship evolved. We meet on the […]
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Visually Enhanced Mental Simulation (VEMS) – an alternative simulation delivery format?
By Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) The technology for simulation-based education (SBE) in 2022 is impressive but can represent a barrier to practical scenario delivery. Heavy mannikins, fickle wireless connectivity, audio-visual gear, and clinical consumables (drugs and equipment) can […]
Why simulation-based team training might be a bad idea……
By: Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) Healthcare teams improve if they practice in simulation, right? Simulation is considered a great way to train healthcare teams, especially in acute care settings. But simulation programs require significant faculty expertise and […]
Preparing learners for simulation-based education – more important than we think?
By: Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) The emergency medicine team were just starting their simulation – caring for an elderly man who had fallen and hit his head. As the scenario unfolds, he becomes unconscious and needs endotracheal […]
Smile. You’re on camera! – Using video for improving team performance.
By Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) Learning from our work is powerful but can be challenging in a busy clinical environment. Capturing video of our individual and team performance may offer opportunities for our educational and QI goals. Learning […]