Laerdal Medical is making simulation-based training easier for EMS organizations with a Discover Simulation Toolkit
Laerdal Medical will release a Discover Simulation Toolkit to more than 500 EMS professionals during the EMS Today - JEMS Games Final Competition. Participants will return home with a resource that provides a comprehensive approach towards teaching a clinical topic using a blended learning methodology. The Discover Simulation Toolkit contains an article on Asthma, pre and post-tests (including an item analysis worksheet to analyze overall performance of the exams), access to an Asthma scenario programmed for a variety of Laerdal simulators and debriefing guide. Also included is an implementation guide for the Asthma curriculum that includes checklists and worksheets.
Laerdal is conducting a workshop, Discover Simulation: Phases of Sim Based Learning on Thursday, March 1st at EMS Today for up to eighty participants that will provide guided instruction on how to integrate simulation into their training programs utilizing the contents of the toolkit. Following the workshop participants will have the opportunity to join Laerdal Medical on a webinar to discuss progress, share challenges and learn of further best practices. A "Getting Started With Discover Simulation" webinar will also be hosted for those who attended the JEMS games final competiion but were not able to take advantage of the workshop.
EMS Today is scheduled from February 28 – March 3 in Baltimore, MD