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Dr. Eric B. Bauman Delivers Keynote at NLN Conference at Boise State Drs. Eric B. Bauman & Suzie Kardong-Edgren Dr. Eric B. Bauman presented at the NLN/Boise State  2nd annual simulation conference: Exploring New Ideas in Simulation on April 25-26, 2014. On the 25th Bauman facilitated a workshop focusing on best practices for simulation education for nursing and Emergency Medical Services (EMS).  This workshop was extremely well attended, standing room only. The audience was made up of EMS and nursing

Dr. Andi Parodi with Dr. Bauman’s text at ModSimWorld Dr. Andrea “Andi” Parody is a Research Associate Professor at Old Dominion University. Prior joining the faculty at Old Dominion University to Dr. Parodi  served a robust Navy career.  She was Head of Nursing Research, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA and was Program Manager for Field Medical Technologies for Navy and Marine Corps at Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA. Her work there focused on testing and

The Serious Games Arcade and Showcase at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) 2014 was bigger and better than ever. IMSH is the official conference of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). Over 350 people attended the arcade. Feedback from various stakeholders was overwhelmingly positive with feedback saying the Arcade and Showcase was one of the highlights of IMSH and that more time and space should be allocated to Serious Games and Virtual Environments. The judging for

Eric B. Bauman, PhD The Executive Committee of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction of the University of Wisconsin-Madison named Clinical Playground, LLC founding and managing member Dr. Eric B. Bauman as an Honorary Fellow and Visiting Scholar. Bauman will be working with Professor Kurt Squire and the Games+Learning+Society.  Bauman is working on layered learning approaches that leverage mini-games, digital applications,  and haptic simulators  that support clinical education.

Dr. Eric B. Bauman founder and managing member of Clinical Playground, LLC recently provided consultation to the Kingsley Elementary School in Naperville, IL (District 203). The consultation was arranged by teacher Kathy Schoengrund and principal Erin Markers.  Kingsley Elementary is already leveraging educational technology though the use of iPads in their classrooms.  Discussion centered around best practices related to game-based learning and evaluation of game-based learning.  In other words, is there evidence to support this type of pedagogy and

The 2014 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) hosted by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) will be January 25th – 29th, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. The annual Serious Games and Virtual Environment Arcade will be taking place as part of IMSH 2014.  The Arcade and Showcase will again include the the Best-in-Show awards.  Participants are eligible for award in the following categoies: Academic – Faculty, Academic – Student, Small Company/Entrepreneurial, and Large Company/Corporation. Co-chairs for this

Game-Based Teaching and Simulation in Nursing and Healthcare Goes into 2nd Print! Game-Based Teaching and Simulation in Nursing and Healthcare sold out its first print run. The Springer Publishing Company has taken the text into a second print. A recent  review had this to say about the text. “This is a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in integrating gaming and simulation into a course or the entire curricula. It presents the theory and the associated practical application. The extensive reference

Jill Saberman MSN, WHNP-BC and Eric B. Bauman, PhD, RN Dr. Eric B. Bauman recently returned from a visit to the San Francisco State University School of Nursing where he provided a workshop on Game-Based Learning for Nursing and Clinical Education on April, 3, 2013. He was invited to the San Francisco State campus after Jill Saberman, MSN, WHNP-BC who is the campus Simulation Program Coordinator saw Bauman’s plenary session and workshop at the 2012 Magic in Teaching

Photo by Abe Megahed Clinical Playground’s founder and managing member Dr. Eric B. Bauman was in Seattle on March 11th for the 2013 International Dialysis conference, where he provided a plenary session titled Apps & Games for Clinical and Patient Education: Mechanism for Behavioral Change.  Mobile applications, video games, and virtual environments are increasingly being integrated into clinical and continuing education curricula.  Using mobile applications and games for patient education remain an under-leveraged, yet promising possibility for facilitating behavioral

Bruce Nappi & Sem Lampotang By Katie White, MD The Serious Games and Virtual Environments Showcase and Arcade at IMSH 2013 in  in Orlando, Florida at Peabody Convention Center was a resounding success again this year. The number of participants continues to grow as does the buzz surrounding the event. Using the hashtag #IMSHarcade, Twitter kept IMSH attendees informed about the event and certainly contributed to the record numbers of gamers who showed up to try out this year’s entries. Awards