CAE LearningSpace is an audio-visual system that is used in healthcare simulation to record students in order for them to observe and reflect on their performance. Recording infrastructure is installed throughout CASE, and in select discipline-specific labs, including CT, general X-ray, Ultrasound, Radiation Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, and Respiratory Therapy. CASE staff are available to setup and coordinate video recording.
Manikins are specially created models used in healthcare education to simulate physiological and anatomical features of real patients.
Using manikins in clinical simulations allows students to ‘practice on plastic’ first. The reality of manikin-based simulations allows for virtual feedback using computers that regulate the manikin’s compressors, mimicking pulses and chest raising. These life-like manikins simulate heart tones and other vital cues that when connected to monitors, provides real-time information to students. By practicing true clinical skills in a safe and regulated environment, future health care professionals learn permanent and excellent evaluation and treatment techniques. CASE staff are available to operate manikins and refine simulation scenarios that leverage this modality.
Why moulage? We believe it can increase knowledge and performance by suspending disbelief, engaging the senses, adding realism, providing clues and supporting decision making. Moulage is a tool that can be used to help students look for physical signs in a diagnosis and is never meant to distract from the case but to enhance the objectives. Examples of what we can do are : vomit, blood, bruises, wounds, ulcers, rashes. Why not talk to us about what we might be able to do for you?
Debriefing clinical simulation experiences is increasingly understood as a crucial step in clarifying and consolidating insights and lessons from simulations. CASE staff are available to act as co-debriefers for faculty subject matter experts.