Hal s5301 is the first humanoid simulator in Europe for training doctors

It is hosted by the University of Trieste: here's how it works and what it can do Hal s5301 is a humanoid robot, or more precisely, a simulator, one of its kind. Furthermore, it is the first of its kind in Europe, precisely located in Trieste, where experts from the Center for Medical Simulation and Advanced Training [...]

SAFETY Project at SIMMED National Conference 2023

The University of Foggia team, supported by the project partners Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and Laerdal, will promote the dissemination of the results of the SAFETY project within the SIMMED national conference (12-13 October, Genoa, Italy), through the organization of a workshop entitled "SAFETY: a good practice of European cooperation for higher education in Emergency Medicine [...]

Simulation based education – educational, but also political challenges

Long-term followers of the SAFETY Erasmus+ project, but also of any simulation based educatioon channel, will ost probably have heard of the educational and research challenges specific to this field. But have you also heard of the political challenges? While it is common consensus that students must be educated, the “how” is not so much consensual. Education [...]

Medical Simulation and the SAFETY Project – A machine room view

I had an opportunity to participate in the SAFETY project. I worked in the development of practical e-learning modules – Turning training materials into e-learning courses. More specifically, my team produced different simulation scenarios related to medical education for the participants of this project. Emergency physicians, medicine and cardiology specialists, paramedics, and the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) [...]

Cognitive Aids and SAFETY

Cognitive aids have been present in the non-medical industry for a long time. For instance, the aviation industry has been using cognitive aids since 1930. The reasoning behind it was that experts in aviation safety considered that even highly experienced and trained pilots may need more than their memory to fly an aircraft safely. In Medicine, cognitive [...]

Game-based learning and Gamification: new training approaches in medicine

Among novel and appealing methods, game-based learning has recently become an exciting and innovative teaching approach in education in a wide range of sectors and disciplines. Various interesting games are more frequently used in medical teaching, given that game-based learning adds diverse game elements to other non-game areas to encourage engagement and raise participants' enthusiasm. Game-based learning [...]




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