Michener’s simulation suites part of UHN study on identifying and managing medical errors

With the help of The Michener Institute’s state-of-the-art simulation facilities, researchers at University Health Network (UHN) are looking into the effectiveness of simulation training to help practitioners identify and manage errors that occur in clinical practice. Michener was recently host to a radiotherapy pilot study and educational event run by cancer researchers from UHN’s Princess…

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High Fidelity Manikins

How Michener is using manikins to enhance education and drive simulation further When you walk into an intensive care unit simulation suite at The Michener Institute, the first thing you might notice is the life-sized manikin lying on a gurney. Then you notice that it’s breathing. “He has a pulse, too,” says Jordan Holmes, Manager…

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How Michener is using OSCE technology to enhance the simulation experience

Focused on providing learners with realistic and responsive educational experiences, Michener is home to a unique and comprehensive suite of simulation environments. From the Centre for Advancement of Simulation in Education (CASE) to the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) suites, Michener students and participants from other healthcare organizations use simulation environments as an important part of…

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