Clinical Playground’s Dr. Eric B. Bauman recently gave a talk with Melissa Morris, a PhD student he is mentoring from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions on the role of presence and immersion in virtual reality as compared standard web-based video conferencing. The talk was part of the 2021 International Healthcare Simulation Week (September 13-19) and was facilitated by Dr. David Li and sponsored by Guangzhou First Peoples Hospital and SIMFEED. The included well

Clinical Playground’s Dr. Eric B. Bauman is happy to announce that he has been selected by the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Screening Committee to run for the position of president-elect. Dr. Bauman’s important mission has always been to democratize clinical expertise and advance the science of healthcare simulation. His dedication to developing pedagogy specific to simulation has brought about advances in nursing and health professions education and leadership. Such advances in clinical education have a

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