Medical Education

The summer conference circuit is in full swing.  Dr. Eric B. Bauman, founder and managing member of Clinical Playground, LLC recently presented at the Waukesha County Technical College Nursing – Clinical Simulation as a Teaching Tool on June 5, 2012. Bauman’s talk was titled The Importance of Data-Based Decisions for Curriculum Development: Why Research is Everybody’s Responsibility. The Games for Health conference now in its eighth year included the second annual Ludica Medica Pre-Conference on June 12, 2012.  Ludica

Feedback from Dr. Eric B. Bauman’s Game-Based learning workshop in Ann Harbor on May 17th has been receiving  great feedback.  Pairing Dr. Bauman’s game-based learning workshop with Dr. Poindexter’s storytelling workshop (see previous post) provided participants with synergistic experiences to inform their educational practice. These two workshops were presented as part of the annual “Making it Happen” educational series sponsored and co-provided by the Community Nursing Staff Development Group and the University of Michigan Health System’s

The book cover is out for Game-Based Teaching and Simulation in Nursing and Healthcare. The text can be ordered directly from the Springer Publishing Company or on Amazon.com. If you are local to the Madison area the University Bookstore at the University of Wisconsin Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC) will also be carrying the text. The images for the cover were provided by Drs. Partati Dev and Wm. Leroy Heinrichs of CliniSpace

Instructional Design and Pedagogy Science in Healthcare Simulation by Schaefer, Vanderbilt, Cason, Bauman, Glavin, Lee, and Navedo was just published in the journal Simulation in Healthcare. This article represents one of several articles based on the Simulation Consensus Summit that took place as part of the pre-conference offerings for the Society for Simulation in Healthcare’s (SSH) annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) 2011. IMSH 2011 took place in New Orleans in January. This article reviews the literature on