Medical Education

By Katie White, MD Katie White, MD The 5th Annual Serious Games and Virtual Environments Showcase and Arcade at IMSH 2015 in New Orleans, LA was a success! With over 300 attendees and 21 entries, the event continues to attract exceptional talent from around the world. Given the growing interest every year, we moved into a larger room and through a generous sponsorship , the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Serious Games and Virtual Environments Special Interest group was able to

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

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.

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

Eric B. Bauman Eric B. Bauman, PhD, RN received an award for Service and Dedication to the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) on January, 29, 2013 in Orlando, FL. Dr. Bauman was recognized for his service as the inaugural chair of the Society’s website committee.  The virtual or web presence of the the Society has become essential in the digital age.  Not only is the SSH itself steeped with

Clinical Playround players, colleagues, and collaborators are headed to the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) 2013 in Orlando Florida January 26-30.  Drs. Eric B. Bauman and Katie White will be working with frequent Clinical Playground, LLC collaborators to facilitate a four-hour per-conference and two-hour immersive workshop on Game-Based Learning and Immersive Environments.  Bauman and White will be joined by Drs. Parvati Dev and Wm. LeRoy Heinrichs from clinispace.com, as well as Dr.

Tolga Yenilmez Tolga Yenilmez, PT is working with Dr. Eric B. Bauman on his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) practicum project at Boston University. Yenilmez is a licensed and registered physical therapist in 3 countries (Turkey, United Kingdom and USA). He earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Istanbul, Turkey and since then has been working with a wide variety of patients, of different cultures and age groups. His areas of interest are holistic therapy, aquatic therapy and

Click Image to Link to Stream of Talk Clinical Playground, LLC founder and managing member Dr. Eric B. Bauman received warm and enthusiastic reviews for his book talk as part of the Authors@HSLC series at the University of Wisconsin – Madison on November 8, 2012.  Bauman discussed his recently published textbook Game-Based Teaching and Simulation for Nursing and Healthcare.  Dr. Moses Wolfenstein and Allan Barclay, two of the books co-authors also attended this event, as did the book’s technical

The Fall and Winter conference circuit is shaping up.  Dr. Eric B. Bauman, Clinical Playground’s founder and managing member will be giving the plenary session on Game-Based Learning at the California Simulation Alliance Magic in Teaching Conference in San Francisco November 14-16, 2012.  Dr. Bauman will also be facilitating a workshop on hybrid simulation with Dr. Parvati Dev of ClinicSpace. Bauman will also be joined by colleagues, Parvati Dev & LeRoy Wm. Heinrichs (CliniSpace), Katie White (University

Drs. Bauman, Dev, and Heinrichs at INACSL 2012 in San Antonio, TX Authors Eric B. Bauman (Clinical Playground, LLC), Parvati Dev, and Wm. LeRoy Heinrichs (CliniSpace) won second place in the education track poster/abstract contest at the 11th annual International Nursing   Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference sponsored by the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) conference in San Antonio, Texas on June 21, 2012. This conference is attended by international nursing and