Spring and Summer Musings

Game-Based Teaching and Simulation in Nursing and Healthcare Goes into 2nd Print!

Bauman TextGame-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 list and resource/product list encourage and support readers with implementation.” Score: 98, 5 Stars.–Doody’s


Available online from a variety of sources including the Springer Publishing Company

Bauman presents at the Haggerstown Quest for Excellence Conference

Screen shot 2013-07-09 at 3.36.17 PMClinical Playground, LLC founder and managing member Dr. Eric B. Bauman provided the afternoon plenary session at the Hagerstown Community College – Quest for Excellence Simulation Conference on June 5, 2013. Dr. Bauman’s presentation titled Game-Based Teaching focused on the implementation of video games and mobile applications for clinical and health sciences education.

Jeffries and Bauman
Jeffries and Bauman

Professor and Associate Dean, Dr. Pam Jeffries from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing also presented at this conference. Dr. Jeffies’ focused on the state of the literature and research in the area of simulation-based education. The Quest conference attendees represented a breadth of experience and included teaching faculty, educational support staff, and administrators.  Attendees peppered Drs. Bauman and Jeffries with thoughtful and discussion generating questions throughout the day.