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Stop the Bleed – the Basic Skills that can Save Lives

As a trauma surgeon, Jacobs was all too aware that the primary cause of preventable death, post-trauma, is hemorrhage. But if addressed quickly enough, even with the traumatic amputation of a limb, bleeding from an extremity wound can always be controlled: no one should bleed to death from such an injury.

By |May 10th, 2022|Blog|

Welcome to TCS Pro – The Future of High Fidelity Trauma Simulation

With the introduction of the Trauma Care Simulator Pro (TCS Pro), OEI provided users with a single simulator design that supports multiple trauma modules and capabilities. In this way, a single simulator can morph from a representation of a healthy individual to a polytrauma patient within a matter of minutes.

By |February 17th, 2022|Blog|

In Situ Simulation Training to Combat Maternal Hemorrhage

Figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that the maternal mortality rate has more than doubled since 1987, reaching an alarming high of 17.3 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births. Worse, the CDC estimates that 60% of maternal deaths reviewed in a study were preventable.

By |December 2nd, 2021|Blog|

Trauma Care Symposium Provides Realistic Transitions of Care Training

Tony and Andrew Stimpson looked at their area’s training need holistically and wanted to offer a high-quality training event for all those involved in this most critical transition of care. They also felt deeply that they needed to provide real world exposure to the entire arc of care for all professionals that interact in these situations to improve communication–and ultimately care. They went to work recruiting care partners that might be able to help them put together a training offering and were able to provide a full day trauma symposium for free to medical personnel in their area.

By |October 25th, 2021|Blog|

Healthcare Simulation Week 2021 Showcase: Brigham Young University College of Nursing

In recognition of this week being Healthcare Simulation Week 2021, we are showcasing some of the OEI family of users who have integrated Operative Experience (OEI) simulation technology into their learning programs. Shelly J. Reed, PhD, DNP, APRN, CNM, CNE is an Associate Teaching Professor at Brigham Young University (BYU) College of Nursing which provides a baccalaureate nursing program. The baccalaureate nursing program prepares general practitioners with the knowledge, skills, leadership abilities, values, and competencies commensurate with roles of professional nursing practice.

By |September 14th, 2021|Blog|

Healthcare Simulation Week 2021 Showcase: United Training Center/United Ambulance Service

Today, for SSH’s Healthcare Simulation Week 2021, we are showcasing one of the OEI family of users who have integrated Operative Experience (OEI) simulation technology into their learning programs. The United Training Center (UTC) Paramedic Program is a consortium of United Ambulance Service, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center and Central Maine Medical Center. The Center is an authorized NAEMT Training Center, Maine EMS authorized Training Center, Massachusetts Accredited Training Center, and is CAAHEP Accredited.

By |September 14th, 2021|Blog|
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