SAFETY project aims to renew the existing training offer and to overcome training gaps, making practitioners safer and ready to operate in real emergency conditions or collaborate with companies involved in the development of medical simulation tools. Medical simulation is a medical training technique in which a medical situation is simulated, and students [...]
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EU4Health is the EU's ambitious response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has had a major impact on medical and healthcare personnel, patients and health systems in Europe. The new EU4Health program will go beyond crisis response to address the resilience of European health systems. The program, established by Regulation (EU) 2021/522, will provide [...]
The importance of usability in medical technology has greatly increased due to the new Medical Device Regulation (MDR). A user-oriented product development is a core factor for successful medical products in increasingly complex clinical processes and workflows. That is why the regulations should be seen as an opportunity to shape innovation processes in [...]
Young junior doctors will receive better training in detecting and treating rare diseases. The key is virtual emergency rooms.This is much better than anything else I have tried, says Maryam Amith. She recently graduated from medical school, and is currently working as a junior doctor at Stavanger University Hospital.Amith is wearing VR glasses. She [...]
Healthcare professionals involved in patient-related adverse events or medical errors may experience emotional distress. This emotional state, sometimes controversially termed “second victim”, has varying levels of intensity, symptoms, and duration depending on different factors. In most cases, professionals tend to seek emotional help from colleagues, often referred to as peer-responders. Although this is [...]
The Italian SAFETY team from the University of Foggia has participated to the national event "SIMMED2021" organized by the Società Italiana SIMulazione in MEDicina (SIMMED). Professor Lucia Mirabella and Dr. Fedele Colantuono participated on 22-23 June 2021 in the session dedicated to Simulation labs, to share the SKILL Lab at UniFg main experiences [...]
All healthcare professionals involved in the COVID-19 vaccination process must have the appropriate knowledge and skills to safely and clearly ensure the administration of COVID-19 vaccines. The COVID-19 Vaccination Course developed by Body Interact - virtual patient simulator created by Take The Wind (TTW) - in partnership with the International and Portuguese Red [...]
The management of a project begins before the project itself: the phase of structuring, preparation, sharing, integration of the proposal is just as important as its implementation. Or maybe, it is even more important, considering that the preparation of the proposal brings to its success, in terms of access to financing. When starting [...]
During Covid-19 Pandemic while Universities have been trying to figure out what remote learning looks like regarding high fidelity Simulation and OSCEs and the Learners were socially distanced, without chances to access hospitals for clinical practices, Laerdal has implemented new functions in its own Learning Management System: SimCapture, to offer a solution to [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented disruption in medical education and healthcare systems in Romania and worldwide . The cancellation of clerkships, which are necessary for both skill acquisition and relationship building, is a serious issue that students and medical schools must now resolve . In our institution (Emergency Institute for Cardiovascular [...]