thesimtech.com newsletter - march 24, 2013

NEWS:

Hi everyone... thesimtech.com keeps growing, slowly but surely. There are some new Scenarios, XRAYs, ECGs, and moulage instruction downloads so check them out if they can be of use.

Also wanted to give a big thank you to Lance at healthysimulation.com for the mention. Check out his great site!

simSTAFF Survey

Jason Irving of simSTAFF is collating a "Pulse of the Simulation Industry" Survey to help their clients attract and retain the best quality candidates. If you are passionate about the Simulation Industry please complete the confidential survey here...

The SSH has started a program to certify Simulation Technicians/Specialists.

The Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) announces the initial stage of the program to certify Simulation Technicians/Specialists has begun. Following the successful launch of the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) in 2012, work has begun to develop this new healthcare simulation certification program. Read more…

EVENTS:

The International Pediatric Simulation Society

International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops (IPSSW)

April 23-25, 2013

New York City, NY

The meeting will cover a broad set of topics related to the art and the science of simulation-based education and training applied to pediatric/perinatal medicine. More here...

Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine

19th Annual International Meeting of the SESAM

June 12-15, 2013

Paris, France

This meeting will be an outstanding occasion for the SESAM to gather simulation users from all over Europe, but also to a larger extent from other continents, and exchange about scientific, educational, and many others aspects of Simulation in Healthcare. More here...

uman Patient Simulation Network (HPSN)

HPSN World 2013

June 30-July 2, 2013

Our largest and most comprehensive event, HPSN World brings together healthcare simulation experts and novices from around the globe to share best practices and see new simulation technologies.  HPSN World 2013 will be in San Francisco, and it's a must  for everyone who wants to optimize their simulation learning environment and see the latest in healthcare simulation technology. More here...

Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists (simGHOSTS)

August 6-9, 2013

San Antonio, Texas

An annual meeting and online resource website to provide the growing number of Sim Techs from around the world with the hands-on training and knowledge they need to successfully operate and maintain medical simulation labs. More here...

SimTecT 2013

September 16-20, 2013

Queensland, Australia

Simulation Australia, the national body for those working in simulation in Australia, will bring together the SimTecT 2013 and SimHealth 2013 conferences for the first time in 9 years. This exciting joint conference will explore the concept of "Crossing Boundaries". More here...

Asia-Pacific Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare

Shanghai, China

October 24-27, 2013

We are excited to present 3 key content tracks: faculty development, curriculum integration, and research and development. Within each of these tracks you will find both general as well as specifically focused content. More here...

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons

Simulation Summit

November 8-9, 2013

Vancouver, British Columbia

The Royal College invites all health care professionals to experience the latest innovations in simulation-focused learning, research and practice at the 2013 Simulation Summit. More here...

VIDEOS:

Some great Sim at Southeast Arkansas College...
The Secretion-based Nasal Obstruction Trainer (SNOT)...
I love these CPR ads...
Here is a good new one...
A cool vintage moulage kit...

That's it for now... but please get in touch if you have any comments, suggestions, or content that I could add.
Happy Sims...