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University of Hertfordshire achieves 100% transvaginal pass rate with ScanTrainer

The University of Hertfordshire needed an advanced simulation solution to counter the lack of clinical practice opportunities for its ultrasound students. 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. Limited clinical practice opportunities adversely affected…


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Echo Valve Analysis – A Surgeon’s View

With over 2,000   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. At a recent Edwards Lifesciences sponsored conference held at the Hospital Clinic Barcelona titled ‘Fundamentals of Mitral and Tricuspid Repair’, Dr Paul…


Dual Simulator Echocardiography Training

Makes sense whichever way you look at it!

‘One of the most difficult things for beginning sonographers to overcome is the cognitive disconnect between what they see on an ultrasound display and the reality of the 3 dimensional object that is the human body’, says Samuel Yoders, Director of the Cardiovascular Sonography Program. Nova Southeastern University Tampa was one of the first to…


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University of Derby opens new Ultrasound Simulation Suite with ScanTrainer

MedaPhor Group plc is pleased to announce that the University of Derby has purchased an additional six ScanTrainer ultrasound simulators for its new Ultrasound Simulation Suite, which will act as a learning centre for students on the University’s ultrasound master’s degree courses. The University had already purchased two ScanTrainer systems in 2014 in order to…


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Bringing Ultrasound into Multi-disciplinary Emergency Scenarios

The simulation suite at the University Hospital of South Manchester recently piloted a course aimed at developing and improving how emergencies are managed in cardiac catheter labs and exploring if team training, through a programme of workshops and simulation would be beneficial. Using the HeartWorks TTE mobile simulator, the new Catheter Lab Emergency Management Simulation…