Introduction by Eric B. Bauman, PhD I would like to introduce Jon Brouchoud as a guest blogger here on the Clinical Playground site. It’s such an honor to have been able to work with Jon during the past few years. He heads up development at Arch Virtual, a company that creates award-winning, visionary virtual reality software in 3D. Jon and I have collaborated closely on some fantastic projects, and more recently on a project for Envision that helps
M. Cooper, E.B. Bauman & G. Miller at SSH/IMSH President’s Gala The 2019 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare took place in San Antonio, Texas on January 26-30. This year’s meeting brought together a record 4000 attendees interested in new and emerging technologies for health professions education. Clinical Playground players Dr. Eric B. Bauman and Dr. Greg E. Gilbert facilitated and presented courses along with esteemed colleagues and students they have mentored. The presentations reflect their
The steady-eyed attending surgeon managed to remain calm while he guided me through the tricky orthopedic procedure, despite the urgency of the situation. The purplish black bruising on the leg and my view of the X-ray gave me the information I needed to start. The attending surgeon walked around the room evaluating my every move and giving me directions. Another player who looked a lot like Morpheus from the Matrix assisted me in putting the boy’s leg back together. Performing
Dr. Eric B. Bauman was in Los Angeles last week for the 2018 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH). He had the honor of helping induct the second class of fellows into the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Academy, and co-facilitate a workshop on game-development for clinical educators and several panels related to emerging technology and Virtual Reality, as well as participate in the 8th annual Serious Games and Virtual Reality
2015 Distance Teaching & Learning Conference Information Session: Are Games and Simulations a Good ‘Fit’ for Your Curriculum?
By Penny Ralston-Berg Senior Instructional Designer Penn State World Campus The conversation was very active during our presentation at the 2015 University of Wisconsin Distance Learning Conference titled “Are Games and Simulations a Good ‘Fit’ for Your Curriculum?” We discussed strategies and key questions to ask in determining what makes a good curricular “fit” for games and simulations. Examples were shown from a variety of subject matter and the audience had a chance to walk through the process of determining fit
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
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.
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