We really enjoyed sitting down to connect with Megan Graham, CST/RST Surgical Technologist Program, Primary Instructor at Renton Technical College in Renton, WA.
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:
Above: Surgical Technology Student testing out the PeriopSim VR Kit at James Rumsey Technical Institute, 2020
COVID-19 was a challenge that many Surgical Technology Programs had to overcome so that the learners were still able to gain experience and hours while studying from home. Northwestern Michigan College was one of those schools that had to find solutions quickly. The Surgical Technology Program Coordinator, April Kesler, was looking to purchase something that Above: Northwestern Michigan College Campus. 3 Northwestern Michigan College would help with lab sessions when she came across PeriopSim. She recognized it from when it was brought up before in the Surgical Technology Instructor group on Facebook and decided to look into it further.
To prepare for the Survey we reviewed the Position Statement from AORN.
- We've highlighted AORN's Position Statement 2018 for orientation training to capture how PeriopSim today supports the orientation curriculum
For the survey, we asked over 97 Perioperative professionals the following questions: