BodyWorks Eve COVID-19 module used to train front line clinicians in NYC

The VA Medical Center (NY Harbor) Simulation Laboratory

BodyWorks | Dr. Brian Kaufman, Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and Director of the
simulation laboratory at VA NY Harbor Healthcare in Manhattan, reflects on his institution’s use of simulation-based training to help prepare clinicians to rapidly acquire and practice lung ultrasound skills.

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Overcoming ECHO training challenges in Critical Care Settings

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

HeartWorks | James MacBrayne, Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (UK) looks at the obstacles to ECHO training within intensive care and how simulation training is reversing the skills deficit of this diagnostic skill in the Critical Care unit.

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Training the next generation of Nurse Anesthetists with Hi-Fidelity Simulation

Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia

BodyWorks | At Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia, John Shields, DNP, CRNA, a certified registered nurse anesthetist and
professor is developing TEE and PoCUS curricula specifically for the CRNA program. Shields mentions, “We are planning on acquiring strategic partnerships with national organizations in developing a PoCUS certification program involving all aspects of ultrasound used during the perioperative period including echocardiography and other assessments of cardiopulmonary instability…

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Simulation in Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS)

The VA Medical Center (NY Harbor) Simulation Laboratory

BodyWorks | The VA Medical Center (NY Harbor) Simulation Laboratory has just taken delivery of BodyWorks Eve to develop and support its educational programs in Point of Care ultrasound (PoCUS). Dr. Brian Kaufman, Professor of Medicine, Anesthesiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery and Director of the Simulation Laboratory discusses the growing demands for PoCUS training and explains why simulation has an important role in delivering quality educational outcomes…

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British Society of Echocardiography establishes standards in TOE accreditation through simulation

British Society of Echocardiography (BSE)

HeartWorks Ms. Jane Lynch, Expert Cardiac Physiologist, from University Hospital of South Manchester (UK) and Chair of the Accreditation Committee at the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) looks at the challenges of TOE education and how simulation can play a key role within current training pathways and certification…

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Echo Valve Analysis – A Surgeon’s View

University Hospital Southampton

HeartWorks |  With over 2,000 Mitral Valve Repair operations undertaken by the NHS every year, there is a growing interest among surgeons to be able to identify and interpret the relevant ultrasound views for themselves during this surgical procedure…

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Royal Derby University Hospital integrates simulation into its Ultrasound Critical Care Course (DUCC)

Royal Derby University Hospital

HeartWorks |  Developed by Dr. Craig Morris, Consultant Intensivist and Anaesthetist at the Royal Derby University Hospital, the DUCC course is a stimulating two day course of lectures and workshops covering the essentials of transthoracic echocardiography in critical care settings…

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Integrating ScanTrainer into Ultrasound Simulation Training Programs

University of Teeside

ScanTrainer This Case Study is a summary of 3 years’ experience using ScanTrainer to teach and assess a wide range of health care professionals in the safe use of medical ultrasound. It begins with an outline of the first steps necessary for all learners and continues with suggestions for specific groups, including student sonographers, midwives, vascular technicians and medical trainees in radiology and obstetric and gynaecology…

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University of Derby enhances sonography programme with ScanTrainer

University of Derby

ScanTrainer |  As opportunities for guided practice on real patients became scarce, the University of Derby’s College of Health and Social Care was looking for an ultrasound simulation solution that would bridge this gap and enhance its postgraduate sonography programme for its students…

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University of Hertfordshire achieves 100% transvaginal pass rate with ScanTrainer

University of Hertfordshire

ScanTrainer |  Since implementing a ScanTrainer Transvaginal Simulator (TVS), student confidence levels are at an all-time high and the University is achieving a 100% pass rate across all transvaginal modules…

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UWE improves student learning experience with ScanTrainer

University of West England

ScanTrainer As pressures grew for universities and hospitals to integrate technology into the way they teach and budgets were strict, the University of the West of England’s (UWE) Allied Health Professions Department was looking for ways that they could utilise technology to enhance their postgraduate ultrasound programme in the most efficient way possible.

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