“medical simulators”

Nov
12

Why Is Hands-On Education So Vital For Students?

The improvements made in the past years in consumer technology have meant that more and more people now have access to smartphones, tablets, notebooks and other affordable portable devices. It is not uncommon to come across children using a parent’s phone or tablet rather than taking part in other creative and physical activities. While this [...]
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Jul
26

Simulators to Combat Maternal Mortality in Sierra Leone

One of the world’s most dangerous places to have a baby is the small African nation of Sierra Leone. Maternal mortality rates in Sierra Leone see 1,360 mothers dying per 100,000 live births. This is the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, with countries such as Finland or Greece at the other end of […]

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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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Jun
03

Continued Efforts to Decrease Neonatal Mortality and Stillbirth

Advances in medical science over the last century have slashed the stillbirth and infant mortality rate. Before the medical advances made in the 19th century, it is estimated that between 30% and 40% of children born alive did not make their first birthday, and at the beginning of the 20th century in an advanced economy […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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Apr
14

Quality CPR Practice Needs Quality CPR Training

70% of Americans feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency and as 88% of these types of emergencies occur, we all need to be prepared to save a life with CPR skills.  Providing CPR in the first few minutes can triple a victim's chance of survival. Public support of CPR education classes is rapidly […]

By Joanna | Medical Education
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