Simulation in healthcare
Teamwork is important in many occupations but it is crucial when working under pressure. Most of us can only imagine how stressful it could be when working as a fire fighter or operating room nurse.
Simulation training in an operating room
Simulation training provides learners with an opportunity to test out different scenarios to see what works and to understand how they arrived at the right and wrong answers.
Training teamwork skills and team performance
The study of Annemarie Fransen and her team shows that simulation-based team training is effective in improving communication and cooperation of obstetric care teams.
Measuring facial expressions during doctor-patient interaction
Using simulated medical encounters, Dr. Crapanzano and her team measured the influence of bias in the medical students' diagnosis and treatment plans for a patient presenting as mildly depressed.
Using humor during doctor-patient interactions
How often do medical professionals use humor during the interaction with patients? After all, such positive interactions help build a relationship, establish trust, and support the exchange of relevant information.
Two ways to learn more about medical simulation and debriefing
There are two ways to get ahead and stay ahead in healthcare education. One - learn from the best and - two - stay on top of your game!
Observe elderly in nursing homes
The use of video technology in nurse-patient interaction research offers important advantages to scientists in unraveling complex behavior patterns. Learn more!
How to develop your training and education facility
The use of video in education can be very helpful to develop required skills
Does the sex of a simulated patient affect CPR?
When faced with either a male or female patient simulator, both men and women rescuers appeared reluctant to remove a female patient simulator’s clothing.
Why non-verbal behavior matters
Basil Preisig and his colleagues at the University of Bern, Switzerland, were especially interested in communicative development of people diagnosed with language disorders like aphasia.
The impact of health information technology on doctor-patient interaction
Embracing the technological advances of the last decade, many health care professionals have incorporated information technology into their daily routines.