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Airway training devices

Cindy Hein, Cyle Sprick and Harry Owen.

in Manual of Simulation in Healthcare

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Medical Skills. 4972 words.

Airway training devices are widely used in healthcare. Expertise in airway management varies through role, training, and experience. Airway training devices need to cater for a range of...

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Assessment in medical education and training 1

Val Wass and Cees van der Vleuten.

in Medical Education and Training

October 2008; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Medical Skills. 9126 words.

Chapter 8 aims to provide a framework in which to place the basic principles underpinning the design of a longitudinal assessment programme for training. We offer a broad evidence-based...

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Assessment in medical education and training 2

Gareth Holsgrove and Helena Davies.

in Medical Education and Training

October 2008; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Medical Skills. 5190 words.

Chapter 9 is concerned with changes in assessment that have come about, in part as a result of the Tomorrow’s doctors curricula. It focuses on contemporary best practice in assessment, both...

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and training devices

Sheena M Ferguson and Anthony R Lewis.

in Manual of Simulation in Healthcare

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Medical Skills. 4549 words.

The availability of passive and low-fidelity tools for a simulation lab is extensive and varied. Factors which influence selection include course frequency, course size (number of manikins...

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Continuing professional development

Neil Johnson and David Davies.

in Medical Education and Training

October 2008; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Medical Skills. 4552 words.

Chapter 11 has two main sections. First, it explores key factors influencing CPD – both the drivers for CPD and the theoretical or philosophical approaches that we believe underpin...

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Core surgical skills and knowledge

Matthew D. Gardiner and Neil R. Borley.

in Training in Surgery

January 2009; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Surgery; Surgical Skills. 17490 words.

This chapter begins by discussing the basic principles of fluid and electrolyte homeostasis, fluid therapy, healthcare-associated infection, microorganisms and antimicrobials, preoperative...

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Creating virtual reality medical simulations: a knowledge-based design and assessment approach

Dale C Alverson, Thomas P Caudell and Timothy E Goldsmith.

in Manual of Simulation in Healthcare

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Medical Skills. 4626 words.

The utility of training simulators strongly depends on how well the knowledge put into them is taken out by the student. Virtual reality provides a rich flexible environment where methods...

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Current concepts in mannequin-based simulation assessment

Leonie M Watterson and Jennifer M Weller.

in Manual of Simulation in Healthcare

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Medical Skills. 4202 words.

Mannequin-based simulation assessment (MSA) has potential uses in certification, remediation, research, programme evaluation, and quality assurance. MSA’s can manipulate contextual elements...

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Debriefing—theory and techniques

Janice C Palaganas, Brendan Flanagan and Robert Simon.

in Manual of Simulation in Healthcare

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Medical Skills. 8783 words.

This chapter outlines some of the main theories underpinning debriefing and describes some currently used debriefing techniques to provide assistance to novice and experienced debriefers....

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Developing the skills and attributes of a simulation-based healthcare educator

Al May and Simon Edgar.

in Manual of Simulation in Healthcare

October 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine; Medical Skills. 5605 words.

As a methodology to support safety and quality in healthcare practice, simulation-based education draws heavily on generic principles of adult learning. An effective simulation-based...

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