Differential rater function over time (DRIFT) during student simulations

To model the DRIFT, two mechanisms for fatigue to affect the raters were considered..

Acceptability and effectiveness of a 3D virtual reality cardiovascular lesson

In this study, the authors have demonstrated the design of a VR 3D anatomical model of the heart for cardiovascular education. When implemented in a PBL tutorial setting, the paramedical students in...

Paramedic students' visit to the Second International Conference of Applied Medicine in Jordan

‘The final video was produced by some Palestinian students and documented a shocking incident where ambulances attending casualties from a missile attack on the West Bank were themselves hit by...

Evaluation of a paramedic student patient hand-off curriculum using simulation

This is a 25-year-old male trauma patient who was the backseat passenger in a head-on motor vehicle collision. He has a GCS of 9 with pain in his abdomen, right forearm and left ankle. Vitals include...

Use of a nominal group technique to evaluate a remote area simulation event for paramedicine students

The results (Figure 4) indicate that the dominant positive themes of this workshop were the use of challenging and realistic scenarios, the commitment and experience of the tutors, student: tutor...

A simulated wilderness exercise: the development of relational competence in paramedic students

The concept of work-readiness refers to the paramedic graduate's capacity to transfer their entry-level qualifications and job-specific competence to the workforce and to quickly adapt to normal work...

Use of simulation for pre-hospital healthcare education

The Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM) is a multi-professional network of simulation enthusiasts based in Europe. The Society was founded in Copenhagen in 1994. It aims to...

The growing trend of simulation as a form of clinical education: a global perspective

A number of simulation facilities, programmes, and research projects have recently emerged or are taking place in Asia and Africa.

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