Medical Simulation

May
28

Hay fever – Nothing to Sniff About

If you’re one of the millions of people who start sneezing as soon as spring arrives and trees and flowers start to shower us with their pollen, then you’ll know exactly what hay fever is all about. Streaming eyes, blocked nose, sneezing, itching skin – it’s not a lot of fun. There’s still lots we […]

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May
15

Florence Nightingale’s Contribution to Modern TCCC

We’ve all heard of Florence Nightingale, the pioneering Lady with the Lamp. During a time when most English women of her class were spending their time embroidering, reading and looking for a suitable husband, Florence was laying the foundations for modern nursing practice. Many of the strategies and treatments which Florence and her team employed […]

By Joanna Aitkens | Medical Simulation . TCCC Training
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May
01

Baby Day 2018: First Aid for Babies and Toddlers

Baby Day is the one day on the calendar when parents around the world can celebrate all of the great things about having a newborn baby in the family. It’s also an opportunity to start thinking about other issues affecting families with young children, with an emphasis on what we can all do to make […]

By Joanna Aitkens | Medical Simulation
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Apr
30

Reducing Maternal Mortality: Effective Training In Emergency Cesarean Deliveries

Nobody wants to think of worst case scenarios in childbirth, least of all the laboring mother. But it’s something which medical professionals have to think about and keep thinking about until the baby is safely delivered. It’s one of the rare medical situations when you have two patients, both of which need constant monitoring. In […]

By Joanna Aitkens | Medical Simulation
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Apr
24

Stop The Bleed

Did you know that hemorrhage is the #1 cause of civilian and combat deaths? If you were faced with an emergency situation and a person was bleeding heavily in front of you, what do you think you would need to do before the emergency services arrived? 

By Joanna Aitkens | Medical Simulation . TCCC Training
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Mar
01

How Do Students Benefit From Skills Labs?

A growing and ageing world population means that the demand for skilled medical personnel is higher than ever. In the USA alone there are over 3 million registered nurses and almost a million doctors. The UK’s NHS is the country’s biggest employer. Every year, thousands of students embark on a new career in medicine, whether […]

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