This month's educator spotlight focuses on Rene Browder, OR Educator at Baptist Health, Alabama, USA, our customer of three years. Rene implemented Virtual Reality simulation into the OR training program at Baptist Health, and we had a chance to catch up with her to see what she has to share about PeriopSimVR.
Bunker Hill Community College's Surgical Technology Program needed a solution when the pandemic went online. A year later, the Surgical Technology Program is still using it! Jayne MacPherson, Department Chair at Bunker Hill Community College met with James Hay and Jumana Mascati from PeriopSim in Fall 2021 to do an overview of the first year using PeriopSim, and here's what she had to say:
Recently, a PeriopSim Educator had a Learner who completed the Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy procedure on PeriopSim seven times but was only able to achieve a B grade, and was wondering what it takes to get an A or B in competency ratings?
Recently, Jumana Mascati, Business Segment Head at Conquer Experience, had the opportunity to interview Amy Boone. Amy is a Service Line Administrator at Metro Health Systems in Cleveland, Ohio, USA and was formerly the System Director of Perioperative Services at the University Hospitals in Cleveland. Amy shared her experiences with simulation in her training programs at both hospitals and also gave us feedback on using PeriopSim VR! Here is what she had to say:
We understand that Hospital Educators are extremely busy and have a lot on their hands. That's why we compiled a list of tips on how to use PeriopSim within your curriculum
1. Instrument Overviews
There are elements for Surgical Technology Program Directors and Educators to consider when evaluating PeriopSim before taking the request to your Dean. Over the past year, we have talked to many Educators and Directors and helped them build a case to integrate PeriopSim into their curriculum. Here are a few tips that we have compiled if you are thinking about PeriopSim as well.