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High fidelity Simulation has spread from anesthesiology to other disciplines such as internal medicine, pediatrics, and emergency medicine . Over the past decade, the use of simulation in medical education has increased exponentially. The term ''simulation'' spans a wide variety of formats, from the low-tech actor portraying a standardized patient to high-fidelity mannequin-based human patient simulation (HPS). HPS is able of both simulating realistic patient encounters and giving real-time, physiologically accurate feedback. Studies thus far show that use of simulation in training medical students and residents is helpful in strengthening students' knowledge and in evaluating their performance. Students appreciate simulation-based education as ''an opportunity to learn new skills in a safe environment .
This was a randomized, controlled trial of a simulation- based educational intervention designed to increase medicine student's clinical skills in cardiac arrest procedures .The investigators included 181 fifth-year medical students rotating in the emergency department of Fattouma Bourguiba University hospital of Monastir (Tunisia) during the period from January 2013 to January 2014.Students were randomized into two groups using a random number generator to an intervention group (simulatortrained, n = 99) or a control group (traditionally teaching, n =82).
The investigators conducted a prospective, randomized, non-blinded study to determine whether simulation based training is superior to traditional teaching in the assessment and management of simulated patients presenting with myocardial infarction (MI) complicated by ventricular fibrillation.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Laerdal®, huma patient based training, traditionally teaching
university of Monastir
University of Monastir
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-06-30T07:53:24-0400
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The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
Systematic discussions and teaching relating to patient care.
The teaching or training of those individuals with visual disability.
The teaching or training of those individuals with subnormal intellectual functioning.
Process of teaching a person to interact and communicate with a computer.
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...