How Long Does it Take You to Find Your AED?
A cardiac arrest event can happen…to anybody… anywhere. Family members, friends, coworkers, anyone can be affected. In fact, each year close to 500,000 people suffer cardiac arrest in the United States*.
Topeka VA Simulation Lab Earns Certification
Topeka's Colmery-O'Neil Medical Center announces it has received National Certification from SimLearn, the Veteran Health Administration (VHA's) program for simulation in health care training.
Little Anne® in Steele County
When responding to a medical call, Steele County Sheriff's Deputy Nathan Olson says every minute counts and he wants the sheriff’s deputies to be prepared.
NCSBN Simulation Study Findings Webinar
Hosted by Suzie Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN, ANEF, CHSE (on behalf of Jennifer Hayden, MSN, RN) Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Time: 1 - 2 pm ET/ 12 - 1 pm CT/ 11 am - 12 pm MT/...
UPDATE: Important Shipping Notification
Dear Valued Laerdal Customer, As reported last week, we are in the process of upgrading to a new ordering system to better serve you, however the upgrade has been delayed.
SimMom Used to Teach Breech at CSESaR
Watch video on how SimMom was used to teach 3rd year medical students vaginal breech delivery at CSESaR, Simulation lab at UF/Shands. The school and the hospital are excited about SimMom.
New enhancements to our site
In order to enhance your experience using our website, we have recently launched some changes. You will now see features such as sign in and search at the top of our webpage.
NPSF Patient Safety Coalition Announced
New Program Invites Organizations from Across the Continuum of Care Boston, MA, February 14, 2014 — The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), a central voice for patient safety...
A cycle of lifesaving
The quick actions of John Forsyth’s neighbour, Greg Catherwood, means that John is alive and well today. After suffering a cardiac arrest, John collapsed outside his house.
Testing the value of CPR feedback devices
Quality CPR – latest news highlights live saving value of CPR feedback devices Delivering quality CPR continues to be highlighted as a vital part of the chain of survival.
CPR World Record with Mini Anne in Muenster
From September 16 to 22 the national Week of Reanimation took place in Germany. It was a complete success and created additional awareness for the importance of Bystander CPR within the Chain of Survival.
Watch Video: Quality CPR Counts
There are many factors that contribute to survival but none as powerful as receiving high quality CPR. But quality can only be ensured if CPR is measured, assessed and relevant feedback is given.
Laerdal Global Health on CNN
Laerdal Global Health’s Natalie collection is featured on the CNN global network as a finalist for the most prestigious design award in the world.
CPR Challenge at NTI
On Wednesday, May 21 st , 2014 the American Heart Association (AHA) held another successful CPR Challenge at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN/NTI) event in Denver!
Resusci Anne inntar teaterscenen!
100 år etter Resusci Anne ble født spiller hun hovedrollen i teaterstykket ''The Legend of L'inconnue''. Les hele saken i Stavanger Aftenblad og A-magasinet, Aftenposten .
Simulators 'make surgeons better'
Should virtual reality (VR) simulations replace traditional clinical training? The question is more relevant than ever after Danish researchers compared the two learning methods.
Report from SESAM 2012
With SAFER PRACTICES IN HEALTHCARE as main focus, the SESAM meeting (Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine)attracted more participants than ever this year.
Some of the SESAM highlights
Pre-conference activities: Nurse Educator oriented course in simulation ''Helping Babies Breathe'' and ''Helping Mothers Survive'' Roundtables: Critical Care Session Surgical Specialties...
The save of Taiyaba
Little Taiyaba was saved with the help from a birth attendant. She had received training only 2 weeks earlier through the Helping Babies Breathe project.
SimPad wins award for design excellence
The Award for Design Excellence, received by Laerdal Medical 18 April, is a leading award for design in Norway and is granted in recognition of the successful use of design as...
AMEE Conference 2011
The Association for Medical Education (AMEE) annual conference is now established as the key meeting for all involved in medical and healthcare professions education.
Going public with their medical errors
To err is human. Read about why three individual doctors decided to tell about the cases when things went wrong. The story was originally published in amednews.com
Establishment of Laerdal Global Health AS
I am pleased to announce the establishment of Laerdal Global Health, a new company for helping developing countries significantly reduce infant, child and maternal mortality.
The new CPR Guidelines have launched
After a five year process involving over 500 resuscitation experts, the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), the American Heart Association (AHA) and the European...
Simulation Newsletter Autumn 2010
Welcome to the 12th edition of our Newsletter, another full issue that once again reflects the growth of simulation in training across the healthcare disciplines.