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Gunshot Wound Trainer Helps Trauma Team Rehearse Emergency Care

Posted on March 16, 2017, Authored by Gregory Loan
Gunshot wounds in children, though infrequent, are a sad reality. SIMPeds created an ultra-realistic, high-end trainer that zips onto a standard mannequin that allows teams to manage bleeding and place a chest tube.
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Debriefing Beyond Simulation: Using Plus-Delta-Plus to Debrief Real Patient Events

Posted on March 16, 2017, Christopher Roussin
Facilitated debriefing, after both simulations and real patient events, has a clearly established value. But many would-be facilitators shy away from the delicate task. Plus-Delta-Plus eases their burden by shifting more responsibility to the whole team.
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Simulations Support Parents of Children with VADs

Posted on March 16, 2017, Authored by Brianna O’Connell and Beth Hawkins
A simulated child’s bedroom lets family caregivers practice maintaining their child’s ventricular assist device (VAD) and responding to emergencies — in a heartbeat.
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SIMEngineering Hosts Hospital’s First Surgical Innovation Fellow

Posted on March 16, 2017, Authored by Dr. Gabriel Ramos
Boston Children’s surgeons with ideas for improving patient care can now access engineering help to create prototypes, together with guidance in developing their concepts commercially.
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Upcoming Events


IPSSW in Boston June 1-3, 2017

The 9th International Pediatric Simulation, Symposium and Workshops (IPSSW) is being hosted in Boston June 1-3, 2017.
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SIMPeds 3-Day Comprehensive Instructor Training Workshop for Pediatric/Perinatal Simulation Faculty June 5-8, 2017.

Immediately following the Boston-hosted IPSSW conference, Boston Children’s Hospital SIMPeds will offer the 3-Day Instructor Workshop (June 5-7) with an optional 1-Day High Signal Course (June 8).
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