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patient simulator

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A mannequin equipped with technologies that make it resemble and respond like a living person, used in health care education for role playing, skill building, and hands-on, active education.
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Use of a human patient simulator with undergraduate nursing students: A prototype evaluation of critical thinking and self-efficacy (Doctoral dissertation), available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database.
HOWEVER, with clinical simulation scenarios, using a high-fidelity human patient simulator (HPS), all students can have the opportunity to experience an emergency situation that builds on their knowledge base and developing skills.
The human patient simulator (HPS), increasingly used in schools of nursing, provides opportunities to interact in a critical clinical environment that are realistic and encourage the development of good clinical judgment and critical thinking skills.
(2005).Assessment of a low-fidelity human patient simulator for the acquisition of nursing skills.
Human patient simulator use by nursing students: Effects on critical thinking.
Percentage of Time Human Patient Simulator Used in Curriculum Time in Community University Simulation Curriculum (%) College (n = 16) (n = 16) Center (n = 5) <5 56.3% 62.5% 40% 5-10 18.8% 31.3% 60% 11-25 12.5% 6.3% -- 26-50 12.5% -- -- Table 2.
In addition, the NLN is proud to be in a strategic alliance with METI, Medical Education Technologies, Inc., whereby funds are provided to support research that involves the use of METI's Human Patient Simulator in nursing education.
Anne White, Kennesaw State University, "Human Patient Simulator Effects on Cognitive Skills and Confidence Levels in Baccalaureate Nursing Students Learning to Manage Patients Experiencing a Myocardial Infarction"
As full-time coordinator of the Patient Simulator Program, he describes his role at the college as "unique." Not only does Tom work with nursing students and students in most of the health science programs--EMS, dental hygiene, and medical assisting, for example--he also work with practicing professionals in the community Tom is responsible for integration of the human patient simulator (HPS) and Pedia-Sim (the pediatric version representing a school-age child) into every course in the nursing program, a project that began three years ago and is now nearly complete.
North East, MD, October 17, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Operative Experience (OEI), a leading developer of high-fidelity human patient simulators, today announced that it has been awarded a Phase 2 Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) of $1 Million.
Human patient simulators were adopted for use in nursing education around the mid-1990s (Nehring & Lashley, 2004).
Medical simulation is thus an imitation of human physiological processes and changes observed in disease using computerized model system which use human patient simulators (HPS) or high fidelity manikins and the medical student acquires knowledge by practicing on them through role play when they are given a clinical scenario.

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