Bruce Nappi & Sem Lampotang By Katie White, MD The Serious Games and Virtual Environments Showcase and Arcade at IMSH 2013 in in Orlando, Florida at Peabody Convention Center was a resounding success again this year. The number of participants continues to grow as does the buzz surrounding the event. Using the hashtag #IMSHarcade, Twitter kept IMSH attendees informed about the event and certainly contributed to the record numbers of gamers who showed up to try out this year’s entries. Awards
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.
Dr. Eric B. Bauman will be giving a noon talk at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Health Sciences Learning Center about his recently published textbook Game-Based Teaching and Simulation in Nursing and Healthcare on November 8, 2012. Co-author and frequent collaborator Dr. Moses Wolfenstein will be introducing Dr. Bauman and tweeting the event. In addition, the event will be live streamed by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health as part of their
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