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  1. There is a need for improved research in the field of prehospital care. At the same time, there are many barriers in prehospital research due to the complex context, posing unique challenges for research, deve...

    Authors: Hanna Maurin Söderholm, Henrik Andersson, Magnus Andersson Hagiwara, Per Backlund, Johanna Bergman, Lars Lundberg and Bengt Arne Sjöqvist
    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:3
  2. Virtual patients are a recent addition to the educational arsenal to develop non-technical skills in undergraduate health professionals. The Virtual Simulated Patient Resource (

    Authors: Monica Peddle, Margaret Bearman, Lisa Mckenna and Debra Nestel
    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:2
  3. The original article [1] contains an error in the Ethics approval statement of the Declarations regarding approval of the study.

    Authors: Lena Oxelmark, Torben Nordahl Amorøe, Liisa Carlzon and Hans Rystedt
    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2019 4:1

    The original article was published in Advances in Simulation 2017 2:8

  4. The debriefing is an essential component of simulation-based training for healthcare professionals, but learning this complex skill can be challenging for simulation faculty. There are multiple competing prior...

    Authors: Kristin L. Fraser, Michael J. Meguerdichian, Jolene T. Haws, Vincent J. Grant, Komal Bajaj and Adam Cheng
    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:28
  5. Acute care providers intervening on fragile patients face many knowledge and information related challenges. Explanation based on causal chains of events has limitations when applied to complex physiological s...

    Authors: Willem W.L. van Meurs and Timothy A.J. Antonius
    Citation: Advances in Simulation 2018 3:27
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Advances in Simulation 2019 4:7

  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Advances in Simulation 2021 6:34

  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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

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

  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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

    The Correction to this article has been published in Advances in Simulation 2019 4:1

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