International Pediatric Simulation Society Presidential Interview

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HealthStream sponsored HealthySim’s attendance to the 5th annual International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshop, where I had an opportunity to interview newly appointed President, Dr. David Grant. You can watch the video recap of the IPSSW event including snippets from Dr. Grant’s interview by reading part 1 and part 2 of my event coverage, as well as learn more about HealthStream’s SimManager platform that was on display. Below is the complete interview with Dr. Grant about IPSS, the organization which runs IPSSW, and why an international Pediatric Simulation Organization and event were created.

Interview Excerpt:



David explained that “Although there are simulation societies in the US and other parts of the world, what our pediatric simulation colleagues found was that their membership and organizations are so much about adult practice, and so we felt that there were very few elements that dealt specifically with our pediatric needs.”

I agreed with Dr. Grant that because cases of childhood illness or trauma were rare in pediatric education – simulation could really fill the gap of learning opportunities. David added “Yes so it’s this idea of critical-mass volume, and so the high-risk low volume events is exactly what a lot of our simulation programs evolved around. When I trained, it was acceptable for people to learn on patients, and so through simulation education (and changes in medical education and nursing practices and training), we are trying to move that learning curve and expertise further away from the patient so that we have those learning experiences in a simulated patient environment rather than a clinical patient. Watch the video above for more great information.

You can learn more about the International Pediatric Simulation Society by visiting their website at http://www.ipedsim.com. Special thanks to HealthStream for sponsoring both the IPSSW event and the coverage by HealthySimulation.com!

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HealthStream Provides SimManager for Medical Simulation Success

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At the International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshop last month, HealthStream was on hand to explain the benefits of SimManager, a cloud-based platform designed to help with every aspect of operating a medical simulation program. While you can watch my part 1 and part 2 of my video recap summarizing the pediatric simulation IPSSW event, below is the full interview with Lisa Kinakin, Healthcare Regional Account Manager at HealthStream. We covered how HealthStream can assist with managing competency review through blended learning applications, and how SimManager helps administrators oversee staff, equipment, leaners, scenario licenses, spaces and much much more…

Interview Recap:

Lisa: HealthStream is on the cutting edge of simulation in terms of education. Our newly developed platform is called SimManger, which is a part of the joint SimCenter venture with Laerdal. The idea behind SimManager is to have a internet-based, cloud-based platform where people can take care of all of their simulation educational management needs. They can manage resources, they can download scenario from SimStore, they can setup classes and content, and much more. Overall SimManager has been shown to be a very effective tool in helping primarily hospitals but also educational programs develop and operate their simulation programs.

Lance: One of the major topics here today at IPSSW 2013 has been blended learning, can you talk to us about how HealthStream can support that in healthcare education/training?

Lisa: Well you know Lance that HealthSteam’s primary focus our learning management platform. We started with education in the hospital setting and have grown now to be in one out of every two hospitals in the United States. Remaining on the cutting edge in terms of simulation means we had to move into the next level. Fortunately HealthStream has a continuum in the blended learning environment. We begin with our courseware, we move into a soft simulation using HeartCode, and then we move into scenarios using high-fidelity simulators. We really have the scope of blended learning at our fingertips which I think thats really important in this venue to be able to approach all of those.

Lance: Right. So another huge area covered here today has been about research in terms of implementing simulation to as a way to maintain competency not only in initial training such as residency type skills but also in hospital rotations, whether that be in-situ or just-in-time training to maintain most of that retention  Can you talk to us about how SimManager can be used as a platform to schedule and maintain this type of ongoing program and culture of simulation training?

Lisa: We feel strongly that competency is an ever-changing ever-flowing thing that you don’t just take a one time skills test and you’re done – but it is something that is actionable and that people need to constantly be taking a look at competency in term of an ongoing evolution over time and skill level. SimManager is a great platform in order to maintain those competencies; for example taking a look at your classes, making sure your curriculum is where it needs to be, using a schedule to building in simulation events and scheduling courses, downloading scenarios and allocating them to simulators – all of that is just part of the functionality of simmanager which is an excellent platform to use when evaluating competency.

Lance: Having directed a medical simulation center, there is a serious underestimation about the amount of time and energy it takes to running a medical simulation program initially and ongoing. And so tools that allow for administrators to start and engage with a continual process to manage tools, equipment, staff and learners, rooms, scheduling, scenarios is definitely something folks should consider for that long-term implementation of a program. It’s not just about that initial funding for equipment, but it will really require permanent staff, training, and time to prepare and engage in ongoing competencies.

Lisa: Absolutely, and there are so many moving parts to manage competencies  Even the AHA is moved into the maintenance of those skills. So HealthStream is very supportive of those organizations that also want to hone in on those competencies and make sure their staff is component in that flowing environment and be able to capture that data through our tools.

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SimManager capabilities include:

  • Ability to manage simulation rooms, equipment, instructors, and techs
  • Track, manage, and report
  • Schedule and assign simulation learning activities
  • Manage simulation content
  • Integrate simulation scenarios into learning curricula
  • Customize role management
  • Schedule reports for simulator utilization and activity
  • Upload and store simulator debriefing files
  • Capture activity on learner transcripts
  • Integrate with Laerdal simulators
  • Integrate with SimCenter product suite, including SimStore, SimDeveloper & SimView

You can learn more about SimManager features by watching my comprehensive product breakdown article below:

You can learn all about SimManager and other SimCenter systems at the HealthStream website.

Part 2 of IPSSW Pediatric Simulation Conference Coverage

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Last month HealthStream sponsored HealthySimulation.com’s attendance to the 5th annual IPSSW (International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshop) in New York. Read and watch Part 1 of my event coverage of IPSSW here.

In Part 2, we interview Lisa from HealthStream about the powerful uses of SimManager, learn how Dr. Wong’s puppets can help with pediatric education, and hear from Dr. Renuka Mehta about how to build and expand a medical school simulation program.

I then met with Lisa Kinakin, Healthcare Regional Account Manager at HealthStream to learn why they chose to support Pediatric Healthcare at IPSSW as well as how SimManager can help programs track competencies and expand training through simulation. (A quick note of disclosure here that while HealthStream sponsored a portion IPSSW and this video production, that the IPSS organization does not specifically endorse HealthStream or any other particular simulation-based vendor).

Lance: One of the major topics here today at IPSSW 2013 has been blended learning, can you talk to us about how HealthStream can support that in healthcare education/training?

Lisa: Fortunately HealthStream has a continuum in the blended learning environment. We begin with our courseware, we move into a soft simulation using HeartCode, and then we move into scenarios using high-fidelity simulators. We really have the scope of blended learning at our fingertips which I think thats really important in this venue to be able to approach all of those.

Lance: Right. So another huge area covered here today has been about research in terms of implementing simulation to as a way to maintain competency not only in initial training such as residency type skills but also in hospital rotations, whether that be in-situ or just-in-time training to maintain most of that retention  Can you talk to us about how SimManager can be used as a platform to schedule and maintain this type of ongoing program and culture of simulation training?

Lisa: We feel strongly that competency is an ever-changing ever-flowing thing that you don’t just take a one time skills test and you’re done – but it is something that is actionable and that people need to constantly be taking a look at competency in term of an ongoing evolution over time and skill level. SimManager is a great platform in order to maintain those competencies; for example taking a look at your classes, making sure your curriculum is where it needs to be, using a schedule to building in simulation events and scheduling courses, downloading scenarios and allocating them to simulators – all of that is just part of the functionality of simmanager which is an excellent platform to use when evaluating competency.

SimManager capabilities include:

  • Ability to manage simulation rooms, equipment, instructors, and techs
  • Track, manage, and report
  • Schedule and assign simulation learning activities
  • Manage simulation content
  • Integrate simulation scenarios into learning curricula
  • Customize role management
  • Schedule reports for simulator utilization and activity
  • Upload and store simulator debriefing files
  • Capture activity on learner transcripts
  • Integrate with Laerdal simulators
  • Integrate with SimCenter product suite, including SimStore, SimDeveloper & SimView

You can learn more about SimManager features by watching my comprehensive product breakdown below:

Having the most fun throughout the event was Dr. Julielynn Wong, Medical Doctor and Puppeteer! I spent some time meeting her friends and learning about the opportunity to utilize puppets in pediatric events. Julielynn shared “I was trained as a public health and preventive medicine specialist and I elected to train in television puppeter under a Jim Henson protege named Michael Earl (who has won 4 emmys), because I wanted to apply tv-puppet techniques to have better capabilities in healthcare communication. I have worked with the SuperSpritz program, a nutrition educational program which utilizes “vegetable” puppets that have super powers to make it cool for kids to like vegetables. The goal was not just to give children knowledge but to inspire behavior-change too.” If you think about it, simulation manikins are just really expensive versions of puppets which also help to train knowledge, skills and behavior changes!

Lastly, I spoke with Dr. Renuka Mehta, Medical Director at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia’s Pediatric Simulation Center to hear some advice about increasing the use of simulation in a residency program and why she is so interested in SimManager.

Dr. Mehta suggested “First of all a person has to have passion to run simulation, and second of all you most show that simulation does help. I have done so many small and medium sized studies to show that simulation is really helpful and that’s why learners like it. Obviously there’s a shortage of money available, but there are great number of grants and philanthropic funds as well so eventually your budgets will work out. You may not start with a huge program, and while you do need money, you can start with small resources to slowly build up. And then, once all the employees like simulation, the students like simulation, the residents and faculty like simulation – then you can start using your program as an advertisement tool for future students. So sometimes you have to get started not from top-down but bottom-up as well. Our program is now featured in the paper and used as advertising for next year’s learners.

Looking at the SimManager product, I found that it will help me to build up my simulation program by maintaining the calendar, the competency of my employees and their trainees, the programs equipment, and overall, my time management.”

To learn more, visit the IPSS website and HealthStream’s SimManager website.


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Top 10 Medical Simulation Articles Of Spring 2013

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HealthySimulation.com is dedicated to providing free resources to healthcare educators considering or utilizing simulation to educate and train professional providers. Here is a list of our most-read medical simulation articles from the first half of 2013:

  1. Video Update from Laerdal SUN Indianapolis 2013 – The April 2013 Laerdal SUN Indianapolis meeting held its opening ceremonies yesterday providing over 230 Simulation Champions from around the World with the training they need to start or expand their healthcare simulation program. Learn more about Medical Simulation by watching this event video recap.
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  2. Collaborative Simulation Program Development Session Provided with FREE HealthySim Subscription – Gain access to a 2-Hour HD recorded stream from the HealthySimAdmin event which covers collaborative program development across disciplines and institutions by subscribing to HealthySimulation.com’s free monthly newsletter, summarizing all the best articles straight to your email inbox!
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  3. HealthStream Provides Free WhitePaper “Right Time for Simulation” Are you associated with a hospital system looking to start or expand a medical simulation based program?  HealthStream just released a free white paper entitled “It’s the Right Place and Right Time for Simulation” on their blog which can help demonstrate the serious benefits of clinical simulation. You can also check out my comprehensive Demonstration of the HealthStream SimManager platform developed to administer simulation staff, equipment, rooms, learners and outcomes.
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  4. Learn How Simulation Has Been Fully Adopted & Integrated in both the Airline Industry and the Nuclear Power Industry – While medical simulation is rapidly expanding, the adoption of the methodology does not even begin to compare to the aviation or nuclear industries. Learn how simulation works in these sectors to better learn why simulation is the future of healthcare education.
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  5. Learn How to Identify Key Drivers for Simulation Training – Key drivers are “an effective tool for breaking down complex questions or improvement goals and structuring them into smaller, addressable pieces”. Learn more about this workshop and download free tools that can clarify simulation needs and appropriate intervention designs for simulation training.
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  6. Increase Realism to Your Simulations Through Background Noise and Advanced Moulage Makeup Kits – By creating the most realistic simulation scenarios learners become fully immersed in the experiential educational experience. Small considerations for the design and display of your simulation lab can dramatically increase learner buy-in!
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  7. The Sim Tech Hands-On Training event ‘SimGHOSTS’ is Hosting their 3rd Annual Event this August – Join over 200 other Healthcare Simulation Technicians at the San Antonio College Nursing and Allied Health Complex this August 6th – 9th for the global healthcare simulation event designed to provide a meeting place for Technicians to exchange ideas and network with technical peers as well as receive specialized training in manikin hardware repair & software programming, audiovisual equipment debugging, IT infrastructures, moulage makeup, team communication & leadership techniques, medical physiology and much more.
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  8. Consider Why & How to Build a Website For Your Medical Simulation Program, and How to Add Multimedia to Increase Marketing to Community & External Businesses – Benefits of creating a Simulation Program Website include: Community public relations, recruitment advertising and promotional marketing, providing contact information and capturing donations, as well as hosting student, staff, clinical educator/faculty resources. In the second article, learn how to add multimedia to further support these objectives!
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  9. Designing Prehospital Medical Simulation Scenarios – This guest author paper outlines the four stages that should be considered by tutors before their students are exposed to clinical simulation scenarios for educational purposes. These stages of paramedic education are relatively unique since the teaching and understanding of logistical considerations are not necessarily a significant concern to other clinicians from wider health disciplines.
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  10. How To Evaluate Effectiveness of Medical Simulations – Learn why simulation scenario design requires ongoing review, how healthcare can make tiny improvements for continued success, and gain free evaluation tools from CAE Healthcare.

*BONUS Link* – For even more great content check out the Top 50 “Best Of 2012″ Medical Simulation Articles!

SimManager Product Demo Video & Interview

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The SimManager platform, which was developed by SimVenture (a joint collaborative of HealthStream & Laerdal Medical), was on display at IMSH 2013 at the SimCenter booth, right across from the Laerdal space. SimManager is an individual component of SimCenter, which also includes SimStore, SimDeveloper and SimView. To better understand the relationship between these SimCenter components and the specific tools of SimManager I recorded an interview with Solutions Manager Lydon Small.

Watch the comprehensive video below to learn more about SimManager as well as to understand why such management systems can dramatically increase efficiency and reporting for your medical simulation program:

What I learned about SimManager

SimManager is a cloud-based software service that requires an ongoing subscription fee automatically updated since there are no onsite hardware needs.  SimManager is the back-end scheduling, reporting and content management system for operating the day-to-day needs of a healthcare simulation lab.  SimManager schedules lab video recordings through SimView and holds purchased scenarios through SimStore.

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SimManager can help you schedule an event using existing templates and modify those needs depending on the specific lesson plans for that day. Users can be given different administrative control capabilities, which means you can choose who can edit the calendar and how can view it, or request space.  Having one person approve requests or create the calendar will certainly increase your program efficiency overtime and reduce scheduling headaches.  Note that additional SimView systems that are utilized to capture simulation events are a hardware/software solution which currently provide log files back to SimManger (with plans to connect video in the future). In this sense, these different SimCenter components offer modular solutions that can be specific to the needs of your current or future simulation program.

SimManager also allows you to create exportable reports of room utilization that hold specific pieces of equipment in-order to better demonstrate ROI. Furthermore, SimManager allows for learner tracking to better identify changes in performance.  This kind of tracking is crucial to demonstrate to higher levels of administration how staff, equipment and supplies are being utilized by the program.

Of course, purchased SimStore scenarios, handlers, trends and other multimedia components can be connected and controlled through SimManager, letting your allocate which licenses are utilized by which pieces of equipment.

HealthStream SimManager Features:

  • Ability to manage simulation rooms, equipment, instructors, and simulation technicians.
  • Can track, manage, and report
  • Schedule and assign simulation learning activities
  • Manage simulation content
  • Integrates simulation scenarios into learning curricula
  • Can customize role management to create varying access levels for administrators
  • Configure and schedule reports for simulator utilization and activity
  • Upload and store simulator debriefing files
  • Capture simulation activity on learner transcripts
  • Integrates with Laerdal simulators
  • Integrates with SimCenter product suite, including SimStore, SimDeveloper, and SimView

Visit the HealthStream SimCenter webpage, the HealthStream Blog and Laerdal.com to learn more!


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HealthStream Provides WhitePaper “Right Time for Simulation”

Are you associated with a hospital system looking to start or expand a medical simulation based program?  HealthStream just released a free white paper entitled “It’s the Right Place and Right Time for Simulation” on their blog which can help demonstrate the serious benefits of clinical simulation.

HealthStream explains that “Simulation has gained tremendous momentum over the last decade in academic medical centers, medical schools, and nursing schools as a powerful method of reinforcing clinical knowledge, improving team communication, and teaching decision-making skills. A national simulation study , conducted by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, found that 87% of nursing schools are now using some form of high- or medium-fidelity simulation. Furthermore, a study of emergency medicine residency programs found that between 2003 and 2008, use of manikin simulators jumped from 29% to 85%.”

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The free white paper provides a basic introduction to the history, types, benefits and ways to get started with medical simulation.  For example, consider these strong ROI benefits directly linked with healthcare simulation as explained in HealthStream’s Simulation White Paper (excerpted with permission):

  • Staff teaching time. Focusing simulation-based training in areas like new-hire orientation helps organizations train nurses to be competent more quickly using fewer resources, ultimately saving preceptor time.
  • Reimbursement. Simulation-based training helps improve clinical care quality in areas that greatly impact reimbursement, including hospital-acquired infections, unnecessary readmissions, and Never Events. For example, in a study (Cohen, 2010) on catheter-related blood stream infections, residents at Northwestern University were given simulation-based training, which resulted in fewer infections and led to a 7:1 cost savings.
  • Litigation. Using simulation-based training to improve care in high-risk areas improves efforts to reduce malpractice suits. A 2008 study (Draycott et al.) in Obstetrics & Gynecology showed that the introduction of simulation-based training to maternity staff at a hospital in Bristol, UK was associated with improved clinical management and a significant reduction in neonatal injuries (dropping from 9 percent to 2 percent) in births complicated by shoulder dystocia. This high-risk perinatal condition places the fetus at risk for serious, lifelong injury and often results in costly lawsuits and awards.

These are particularly welcome propositions given the advent of the Affordable Care Act— healthcare reform, which has sent hospitals and other providers scrambling to improve clinical care quality and patient safety as they face the possibility of losing reimbursement through government initiatives and programs like value-based purchasing.

Visit HealthStream’s blog today and get your free copy of Marnie Kelly’s “It’s the Right Place and Right Time for Simulation” white paper!

HealthStream reminds us “Simulation-based Training Enhances Obstetrics Education”

(Reposted from HealthStream’s blog)

A Medical Simulation-Based Training Success Story for Allina Hospitals & Clinics, Minnesota & Wisconsin, U.S.

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Both mother and baby can experience significant harm if they experience Shoulder Dystocia (SD), a serious obstetric emergency. Injuries of this sort are among the leading causes for hospitals to be involved in obstetric litigation cases in the United States. Among Minesota- and Wisconsin-based Allina Hospitals & Clinics, a simulation customer of HealthStream partner Laerdal Medical, SD occurred between under 3% of the time, which left obstetric clinical professionals feeling inadequately prepared for this emergency event. The obstetric management staff introduced simulation training so that clinicians could practice their learned skills, experience the condition, and make mistakes in its treatment safely.

Positive feedback During Simulation Training Helps Clinicians Get it “Right”

 

birthing simulatorHands-On Simulation Training supplemented films and literature review and discussion for each training class. Physicians and nurses, who understood their roles and how they should act in this sort of an emergency, communicates and performed the same as if this were a actual patient  situation. During the ‘hands-on’ training, the PROMPT Birthing Simulator from Laerdal Medical was set up in a delivery room. In a hybrid simulation environment, a nurse acted as the delivering mother, sitting in the bed behind the simulator and enhancing the experience of a live clinical environment. As the simulation progressed, the acting “mother” positioned the infant in the birth canal and the simulator measured how the strength with which physicians worked to extract the baby as delivery occurred. Different maneuvers and techniques were used by individual clinicians, including breech, vacuum, forceps, normal delivery, and SD.

 

Simulation-Based Training Improves Quality & Speed of Response to SD & Other Birthing Complexities

Adverse events occurred with much less frequency during the simulated delivery and in actual practice thereafter:

  • 10.5% of all SD babies  had an APGAR score less than 7 at 5 min. in 2007. Only 1.2% were scored below 7 in 2009.
  • Maternal hemorrhage subsequent to SD delivery fell from 10% to 6.7%
  • brachial plexus injuries and uterine ruptures were diminished
  • At least one facility measured a decrease in the amount of time that occurred between identification of SD and delivery

Physicians gave high marks to the simulation-based training program

Five PROMPT Simulators placed in three Allina metro hospitals as well as at the corporate offices for training use. Allina’s Pregnancy Care Council strongly recommends training participation; some hospitals make it a requirement for credentialing. Even physicians who were initially recalcitrant now have come around to an endorsement. And, all participants  said the hands-on training was particularly beneficial. Many said, “this was the best class I’ve been to in years.” “The data is dramatic,” said a hospital representative. “We’re strong believers. It has worked out very well for us.”

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HealthStream — Helping You Use Simulation to Solve Some of Healthcare’s Big Problems

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Today we have a guest post from our advertising sponsor – HealthStream! 

At HealthStream, we’re dedicated to improving patient and financial outcomes.  Through our flagship learning management system, unparalleled network of content providers, talent management systems, and now simulation solutions, we focus exclusively on providing solutions to meet today’s ever growing challenges in healthcare.

Our customers represent hospital and healthcare systems from all 50 of the United States, ranging from community hospitals to large, multi-facility healthcare systems.

Our Vision

HealthStream’s vision is to improve the quality of healthcare by assessing and developing the people who deliver care.

Our Learning Solutions

The HealthStream Learning Center® (HLC) is the most widely adopted healthcare-specific learning management system in the U.S. Healthcare providers use the HLC for scheduling, assigning, tracking, delivering, and reporting on classroom and online learning to support improved outcomes.

We handle content integration and hosting for approximately 6,000 online courses from a wide range of prestigious partners, including Laerdal Medical, one of the world’s leading providers of Healthcare Solutions.  Since 2005, HealthStream has had a successful partnership with Laerdal selling HeartCode® content, including cognitive courses and skills checks on voice-assisted manikins.

SimCenter

In June of 2010, HealthStream entered into a joint venture with Laerdal to form SimVentures. Six months later, SimCenter was launched with the purpose of “making simulation easier.”

Robert A. Frist, Jr., Chief Executive Officer of HealthStream, said, “With the launch of SimVentures, I believe the complementary strengths of Laerdal and HealthStream create a very capable, compelling organization to advance patient simulation training for the healthcare industry. We are excited to work together with Laerdal as we kick off our new joint venture.”

Our Healthcare Simulation Solutions

Simulation-based training enables learners to practice difficult or infrequently used procedures in a safe environment, resulting in a better trained, more qualified staff. In partnership with Laerdal Medical, we have introduced a suite of simulation tools—SimCenter—designed to revolutionize your simulation-based training programs.

SimStore

Featuring quality educational materials for users of all levels and backgrounds, SimStore provides educators with an easy-to-use, efficient tool for delivering simulation-based curricula.

SimManager has everything you need to manage a simulation program effectively: manage and schedule simulation instructors, equipment and resources; make assignments; review debriefing files; report on simulator and student activity, and much more.

Facilitate simulation debriefings by capturing audio, video, and data with SimView, then integrate that information back into SimManager for a deeper, more data-rich learning experience.

We recognize that HealthStream customers are all at various stages on their simulation journey – from well-established, large simulation programs to just beginning to plan for simulation and everywhere in between.  We see that our customers are using simulation in many different ways to improve outcomes, including:

•Reduce perinatal risk from shoulder dystocia and post-partum hemorrhage

•Improve the transition to practice for new hires or nurses changing roles within the hospital

•Verify nurse competencies for a wide variety of clinical skills

•Comply with AHA recommendations for ACLS mega codes

•Recognize sepsis earlier and provide the most effective treatment

•Improve communication skills that can lead to an increase in HCAHPS scores

•Prepare for NRP and PALS certifications by practicing pediatric scenarios in a safe environment

•Train providers how to safely operate new medical equipment

•Reduce hospital acquired infections and provide appropriate treatment

•Identify the signs of patient decline and call the Rapid Response team

We strive to help all of our customers improve patient outcomes regardless of where they are today, and work to assist in defining a simulation strategy to fulfill this important mission.

To inquire further about HealthStream’s simulation solutions, click here

Laerdal Unveils SimCenter at IMSH 2011

This past week at IMSH 2011 in New Orleans, Laerdal and their partner HealthStream announced “SimCenter”, a comprehensive online medical simulation management system. Within SimCenter there are four components for your healthcare simulation program: SimStore, SimDeveloper, SimManager and SimView. I spent some time with the folks from Laerdal learning more about SimCenter’s SimStore and SimDeveloper and created another little video to share all these new systems with you!

I especially want those of you who have worked hard to create some high-quality medical simulation scenarios to learn more about SimDeveloper, as Laerdal has found a way to financially reward you!

Be sure to check out the SimCenter Press Release and Laerdal.com to get all the latest details about SimCenter before its release in March!