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  1. Content type: Research

    Transcutaneous cardiac pacing (TCP) is recommended to treat unstable bradycardia. Simulation might improve familiarity with this low-frequency procedure. Current mannequins fail to reproduce key features of TC...

    Authors: Caroline Ranger, Marie-Rose Paradis, Judy Morris, Roger Perron, Pierre Drolet, Alexis Cournoyer, Jean Paquet and Arnaud Robitaille

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:24

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    Training emergency medical services (EMS) workforce is challenging in rural and remote settings. Moreover, critical access hospitals (CAHs) struggle to ensure continuing medical education for their emergency d...

    Authors: Nizar K. Wehbi, Rajvi Wani, Yangyuna Yang, Fernando Wilson, Sharon Medcalf, Brian Monaghan, Jennifer Adams and Paul Paulman

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:22

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  3. Content type: Research

    During in situ simulation, interprofessional care teams practice in an area where clinical care occurs. This study aimed to detect latent safety threats (LST) in a training program, which combined in situ simu...

    Authors: Thomaz Bittencourt Couto, Joyce Kelly Silva Barreto, Francielly Cesco Marcon, Ana Carolina Cintra Nunes Mafra and Tarso Augusto Duenhas Accorsi

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:23

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  4. Content type: Research

    There is no standard approach to determining the realism of a simulator, valuable information when planning simulation training. The aim of this research was to design a generic simulator realism questionnaire...

    Authors: Erin WILSON, David G. HEWETT, Brian C. JOLLY, Sarah JANSSENS and Michael M. BECKMANN

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:21

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  5. Content type: Innovation

    Resuscitative hysterotomy is a daunting and rarely performed procedure in the emergency department (ED). Given the paucity of clinical exposure to this intervention, resuscitative hysterotomy is an ideal oppor...

    Authors: Lawrence Lau, Dimitrios Papanagnou, Elaine Smith, Crystal Waters, Elizabeth Teixeira and Xiao Chi Zhang

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:19

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  6. Content type: Innovation

    Despite the growing importance of medical simulation in education, there is limited guidance available on how to develop medical simulation environments, particularly with regard to technical and non-technical...

    Authors: Michael Pfandler, Philipp Stefan, Patrick Wucherer, Marc Lazarovici and Matthias Weigl

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:18

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  7. Content type: Innovation

    Medical simulation competitions are a growing reality. This study aims at exploring if a novel format of simulation competition (SIMCUP) can be an effective educational format in post-graduate education.

    Authors: Pier Luigi Ingrassia, Jeffrey Michael Franc and Luca Carenzo

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:17

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  8. Content type: Research

    Resource allocation in patient care relies heavily on individual judgements of healthcare professionals. Such professionals perform coordinating functions by managing the timing and execution of a multitude of...

    Authors: Chen Zhang, Thomas Grandits, Karin Pukk Härenstam, Jannicke Baalsrud Hauge and Sebastiaan Meijer

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:15

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  9. Content type: Research

    Based on common geography, sociopolitics, epidemiology, and healthcare services, the Nordic countries could benefit from increased collaboration and uniformity in the development of simulation-based learning (...

    Authors: Sissel Eikeland Husebø, Minna Silvennoinen, Eerika Rosqvist and Italo Masiello

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:12

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  10. Content type: Research

    Working with standardised or simulated patients (SPs) is now commonplace in Simulated Learning Environments. Embracing the fact that they are not a homogenous group, some literature suggests expansion of learn...

    Authors: Grainne P. Kearney, Gerard J. Gormley, Diane Wilson and Jennifer L. Johnston

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:11

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  11. Content type: Research

    vSim® for Nursing is the first web-based platform linked to the nursing education curriculum. It is an American simulation tool, developed in 2014 through a collaboration between Wolters Kluwer Health, Laerdal...

    Authors: Ingrid Tjoflåt, Tone Knutsen Brandeggen, Ellen Synnøve Strandberg, Dagrunn Nåden Dyrstad and Sissel Eikeland Husebø

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:10

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  12. Content type: Innovation

    Several models for educational simulation of labor and delivery were published in the literature and incorporated into a commercially available training simulator (CAE Healthcare Lucina). However, the engine o...

    Authors: Silvano R. Gefferie, Anouk W. J. Scholten, Kim A. E. Wijlens, M. Luísa Ferreira Bastos, M. Beatrijs van der Hout-van der Jagt, Hans Zwart and Willem J. van Meurs

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:9

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  13. Content type: Methodology article

    The contrasting groups’ standard setting method is commonly used for consequences analysis in validity studies for performance in medicine and surgery. The method identifies a pass/fail cut-off score, from whi...

    Authors: Morten Jørgensen, Lars Konge and Yousif Subhi

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:5

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  14. Content type: Innovation

    In Italy, there is no framework of procedural skills that all medical students should be able to perform autonomously at graduation. The study aims at identifying (1) a set of essential procedural skills and (...

    Authors: Pier Luigi Ingrassia, Ludovico Giovanni Barozza and Jeffrey Michael Franc

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:4

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  15. Content type: Research

    Novice students may have limited learning opportunities during their early exposure to complex clinical environments, due to the priorities of patient care. Immersive, high-fidelity simulation provides an oppo...

    Authors: Anthony Wright, Penny Moss, Diane M. Dennis, Megan Harrold, Simone Levy, Anne L. Furness and Alan Reubenson

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:3

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  16. Content type: Innovation

    Integration of simulation in educational curricula for anesthesia and intensive care residents is a hot topic. There is a great interest for simulation centers to share their experiences through multi-site syn...

    Authors: Paul Abraham, Franck Verdonk, Clement Buleon, Antoine Tesniere and Marc Lilot

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:2

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  17. Content type: Meeting Abstracts

    Authors: Anna Klimenko, Zhanna Tigai, Arnaud Desvergez, Arnaud Winer, Jean-Bernard Gouyon, Médéric Descoins, Bragard Isabelle, Gillet Aline, Servotte Jean-Christophe, Van Cauwenberge Isabelle, Donneau Anne-Françoise, Etienne Anne-Marie, Guillaume Michèle, Ghuysen Alexandre, Carla Sá-Couto, Pedro Vieira-Marques…

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2(Suppl 1):26

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  18. Content type: Research

    The rationale for introducing full-scale patient simulators in training to improve patient safety is to recreate clinical situations in a realistic setting. Although high-fidelity simulators mimic a wide range...

    Authors: Cecilia Escher, Hans Rystedt, Johan Creutzfeldt, Lisbet Meurling, Sofia Nyström, Johanna Dahlberg, Samuel Edelbring, Torben Nordahl Amorøe, Håkan Hult, Li Felländer-Tsai and Madeleine Abrandt-Dahlgren

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:25

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  19. Content type: Research

    Ultrasonography (US) is an essential tool for the diagnosis of acute gynecological conditions. General practice (GP) residents are involved in the first-line management of gynecologic emergencies. They are not...

    Authors: M. Le Lous, N. De Chanaud, A. Bourret, M. V. Senat, C. Colmant, P. Jaury, A. Tesnière and V. Tsatsaris

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:24

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  20. Content type: Research

    The depth of chest compression (CC) during cardiac arrest is associated with patient survival and good neurological outcomes. Previous studies showed that mattress compression can alter the amount of CCs given...

    Authors: Yiqun Lin, Brandi Wan, Claudia Belanger, Kent Hecker, Elaine Gilfoyle, Jennifer Davidson and Adam Cheng

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:22

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  21. Content type: Commentary

    Simulation is traditionally used to reduce errors and their negative consequences. But according to modern safety theories, this focus overlooks the learning potential of the positive performance, which is muc...

    Authors: Peter Dieckmann, Mary Patterson, Saadi Lahlou, Jessica Mesman, Patrik Nyström and Ralf Krage

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:21

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  22. Content type: Innovation

    Distributed Simulation is the concept of portable, high-fidelity immersive simulation. Here, it is used for the development of a simulation-based training programme for cardiovascular ...

    Authors: Tanika Kelay, Kah Leong Chan, Emmanuel Ako, Mohammad Yasin, Charis Costopoulos, Matthew Gold, Roger K. Kneebone, Iqbal S. Malik and Fernando Bello

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:16

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  23. Content type: Commentary

    Simulation-based educational activities are happening in the clinical environment but are not all uniform in terms of their objectives, delivery, or outputs. While these activities all provide an opportunity f...

    Authors: Glenn D. Posner, Marcia L. Clark and Vincent J. Grant

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:15

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  24. Content type: Innovation

    Transitioning medical students are anxious about their readiness-for-internship, as are their residency program directors and teaching hospital leadership responsible for care quality and patient safety. A rea...

    Authors: Adina Kalet, Sondra Zabar, Demian Szyld, Steven D Yavner, Hyuksoon Song, Michael W Nick, Grace Ng, Martin V Pusic, Christine Denicola, Cary Blum, Kinga L Eliasz, Joey Nicholson and Thomas S Riles

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:13

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  25. Content type: Innovation

    In many countries across the world, the majority of prescribing occurs within the community setting. Close collaboration between general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacists is required to ensure effective ther...

    Authors: Caoimhe Cooke, Gerard J Gormley, Sharon Haughey and Johanne Barry

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:14

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  26. Content type: Innovation

    Non-technical skills are emerging as an important component of postgraduate medical education. Between 2013 and 2016, a new blended training program incorporating non-technical skills was introduced at an Aust...

    Authors: Andrew Coggins, Mihir Desai, Khanh Nguyen and Nathan Moore

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:12

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  27. Content type: Innovation

    To utilize cumulative evaluation data of the pediatric airway management simulation-based learning course on knowledge and practical skills of residents in the Saudi Commission for Health Speciality (SCFHS) in...

    Authors: Sawsan Alyousef, Haifa Marwa, Najd Alnojaidi, Hani Lababidi and Muhammad Salman Bashir

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:11

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  28. Content type: Innovation

    In this paper, we define the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) Standards of Best Practice (SOBP) for those working with human role players who interact with learners in a wide range of exper...

    Authors: Karen L. Lewis, Carrie A. Bohnert, Wendy L. Gammon, Henrike Hölzer, Lorraine Lyman, Cathy Smith, Tonya M. Thompson, Amelia Wallace and Gayle Gliva-McConvey

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:10

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  29. Content type: Innovation

    This article describes the development, implementation, and modification of an institutional process to evaluate and fund graduate medical education simulation curricula. The goals of this activity were to (a)...

    Authors: David H. Salzman, Diane B. Wayne, Walter J. Eppich, Eric S. Hungness, Mark D. Adler, Christine S. Park, Katherine A. Barsness, William C. McGaghie and Jeffrey H. Barsuk

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:9

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  30. Content type: Research

    This study explores how interprofessional simulation-based education (IPSE) can contribute to a change in students’ understanding of teamwork and professional roles. A series of 1-day training sessions was arr...

    Authors: Lena Oxelmark, Torben Nordahl Amorøe, Liisa Carlzon and Hans Rystedt

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:8

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  31. Content type: Research

    Active ‘hands-on’ participation in the ‘hot-seat’ during immersive simulation-based training (SBT) induces stress for participants, which is believed to be necessary to improve performance. We hypothesized tha...

    Authors: Choon Looi Bong, Sumin Lee, Agnes Suah Bwee Ng, John Carson Allen, Evangeline Hua Ling Lim and Arpana Vidyarthi

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:7

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  32. Content type: Commentary

    Simulation-based research has grown substantially over the past two decades; however, relatively few published simulation studies are multicenter in nature. Multicenter research confers many distinct advantage...

    Authors: Adam Cheng, David Kessler, Ralph Mackinnon, Todd P. Chang, Vinay M. Nadkarni, Elizabeth A. Hunt, Jordan Duval-Arnould, Yiqun Lin, Martin Pusic and Marc Auerbach

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:6

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  33. Content type: Research

    Interruptions are common in the healthcare setting. This experimental study compares the effects of interruptions on simulated performances of central venous catheterization during a highly versus minimally co...

    Authors: Jessica Jones, Matthew Wilkins, Jeff Caird, Alyshah Kaba, Adam Cheng and Irene W. Y. Ma

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:5

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  34. Content type: Research

    This intervention study aimed to enhance patient safety attitudes through the design of an in situ simulation program based on a needs analysis involving thematic analysis of patient safety data and short-term...

    Authors: Charlotte Paltved, Anders Thais Bjerregaard, Kristian Krogh, Jonas Juul Pedersen and Peter Musaeus

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:4

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  35. Content type: Commentary

    Serious games are educational tools which are more and more used in patient and health professional education. In this article, we discuss three main points that developers and educators need to address during...

    Authors: David Drummond, Alice Hadchouel and Antoine Tesnière

    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2017 2:3

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