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Utilizing Demo Dose® Inject-Ed Trainers to Teach Medication Injection: Tuesday Teachings - Product Knowledge

Giving intramuscular (IM), subcutaneous (SQ) and intradermal (ID) injections is a vital patient care skill for nurses and medical assistants. Medical simulation training allows future healthcare professionals to learn best practices for nursing skills like medication injection so they can protect themselves and their patients from injury. However, it can be difficult for educators to choose the best injection trainers, needles and syringes for their skills labs. Our latest video below demonstrates products that are specifically designed to help educators teach safe injection techniques.

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Choosing the Right Hospital Bed for Your Simulation Lab: Tuesday Teachings - Product Knowledge

A hospital bed is a major investment for any simulation lab, and instructors want a bed that will meet the learning needs of students as well as deliver many years of reliable use. However, with so many options it can be difficult choosing a bed for your healthcare education program. This week’s episode focuses on three fantastic med-surg hospital bed options for training:

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Medication Administration Process with SimServeRx™: Tuesday Teachings - Simulation Innovation

Automated medication dispensing systems are now essential fixtures in hospitals to prevent medication errors, streamline inventory management and reduce diversion of controlled substances. SimServeRx ™ Medication Dispensing Systems are designed specifically for healthcare education and allow instructors to simulate the medication administration process from start to finish. Featuring a comprehensive software package with simulated eMAR, med orders, drug library and inventory management, SimServeRx™ is widely recommended for educators looking to implement medication management simulations into their curricula. Exclusive features like pre-programmed patient profiles and the SimReset function provide plug-and-play convenience so SimServeRx™ is ready to use upon arrival at your sim lab!

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Promoting Best Respiratory Practices in Healthcare Education Programs

From the bustling emergency department to the serene corridors of long-term care facilities, understanding and implementing best respiratory practices are essential for healthcare professionals across all specialties. As the world continues to grapple with respiratory challenges, from infectious diseases to chronic conditions, the importance of robust education programs cannot be overstated.

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Women's Health Month – Prioritizing Inclusion in Healthcare Education

In today's rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, inclusivity and diversity are essential pillars in providing effective care. However, despite significant strides, women's health often remains a marginalized topic in healthcare education courses. This oversight not only diminishes the quality of care provided to women in real life clinical settings, but also perpetuates gender disparities in health outcomes. With May being Women’s Health Month, it's a great time to shed light on the topic and how we can prioritize women's health in medical education and training of all levels to ensure equitable and comprehensive care for all.

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Top 5 Benefits of Loaded Crash Carts™

When seconds count, having the right tools readily available can mean the difference between life and death. Enter the loaded crash cart, a vital component of healthcare education training that simulates real-life emergency scenarios, equipping future healthcare professionals with the skills and confidence needed to respond effectively. Let's dive into the essential features of the SimLabSolutions Loaded Crash Carts™.

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Simulation Training with Reconditioned Alaris Infusion Pumps

In the fast-paced world of healthcare, training and preparedness are paramount. One area where this is particularly crucial is in the operation of infusion pumps, which play a vital role in administering medications and fluids to patients. Simulation training in healthcare education programs and C.E courses with infusion pumps has emerged as a powerful tool in ensuring that current and future healthcare professionals are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to use these devices safely and effectively, enabling them to deliver exceptional patient care.

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Which Gloves Are Right for Your Facility?

In the realm of healthcare, where hygiene and safety are paramount, selecting the appropriate gloves is crucial. Whether it's for medical examinations, surgeries or handling hazardous materials, gloves serve as a barrier against infections and contaminants. However, with a plethora of options available, finding the right gloves for a healthcare facility can be a daunting task. We’ve simplified the process by outlining key factors to consider when making this critical decision.

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Using Training Headwalls to Create a Simulated Critical Care Environment

Simulation training has become a cornerstone in healthcare education. It offers a safe environment for students and healthcare professionals to practice and perfect skills, make mistakes and learn from them without real-world consequences or real danger to patients. One crucial element in medical simulation training is creating an environment that closely mimics real life clinical settings. Educators and healthcare facilities can implement training headwalls into their skills and simulation labs to create realistic scenarios and enhance the learning experience. In this blog, we'll explore the benefits of utilizing training headwalls from DiaMedical to create a realistic critical care environment for healthcare simulation training.

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American Heart Month – The Importance of ACLS Training

American Heart Month serves as a crucial time to advocate for individuals affected by cardiovascular conditions, encourage the adoption of habits promoting heart health and drive progress in cardiac research. It's also a time to promote the advancement of cardiac education and training in healthcare education programs. In the United States, where heart disease stands as the primary cause of death and over 120 million Americans grapple with cardiovascular conditions, the demand for comprehensive training in both Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is more pressing than ever. Continue reading to discover effective teaching methodologies and key products that can bolster student engagement, performance and long-term retention in BLS and ACLS training programs.

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Utilizing Demo Dose® Inject-Ed Trainers to Teach Medication Injection: Tuesday Teachings - Product Knowledge

Giving intramuscular (IM), subcutaneous (SQ) and intradermal (ID) injections is a vital patient care skill for nurses and medical assistants. Medical simulation training allows future healthcare professionals to learn best practices for nursing skills like medication injection so they can protect themselves and their patients from injury. However, it can be difficult for educators to choose the best injection trainers, needles and syringes for their skills labs. Our latest video below demonstrates products that are specifically designed to help educators teach safe injection techniques.

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Mastering Medication Administration in Your Facility & Training Program

Teaching best practices in medication administration is a large focus for healthcare educators as well as facilities when it comes to implementing continuing education courses. With this vital nursing skill in mind, DiaMedical provides both healthcare education programs and hospital systems with a wide range of training supplies designed to help students and nursing staff master the medication administration process from start to finish. Keep reading to learn more about our training supplies and how they provide a safe and effective way to master this crucial skill.

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Utilizing SimServeRx™ Patient Profiles to Enhance Medication Management Simulations

Teaching best practices in medication management has become a top priority for educators when structuring their healthcare education training programs. Specifically designed for healthcare education, SimServeRx™ Medication Dispensing Systems provide instructors a way to simulate the entire medication dispensing process from start to finish. Students are able to safely and effectively learn medication administration as well as see how systems like SimServeRx™ minimize medication errors, streamline inventory management and reduce diversion of controlled substances. To further enhance realism in simulation scenarios, SimServeRx™ offers a Patient Profile Package! Created by Nurse Educators with over 30 years of clinical experience, the SimServeRx™ Patient Profile Package provides instructors with ten (10) unique medication administration simulations. Continue reading to learn more about how Patient Profiles help educators elevate simulations and meet medication management learning goals.

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How Medical Mattresses Aid in Post-Surgery Recovery

Surgery can be a daunting experience, regardless of its nature or severity. The period following a surgical procedure, known as post-surgery recovery, is crucial for achieving the best possible outcome. While factors like rest, nutrition and pain management are widely acknowledged as vital, the role that medical mattresses play in recovery is often underestimated. In this blog, we will explore the significance of post-surgery recovery and how medical mattresses contribute to a smoother healing journey.

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Meeting Medical Mattress Quality Standards

Medical mattresses are designed to meet specific quality standards to ensure patient safety, comfort and hygiene. These standards are established to address the unique needs of healthcare environments as well as the patients utilizing these mattresses. Some key quality standards for medical mattresses include:

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Choosing the Right Hospital Bed for Your Simulation Lab: Tuesday Teachings - Product Knowledge

A hospital bed is a major investment for any simulation lab, and instructors want a bed that will meet the learning needs of students as well as deliver many years of reliable use. However, with so many options it can be difficult choosing a bed for your healthcare education program. This week’s episode focuses on three fantastic med-surg hospital bed options for training:

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Promoting Best Practices for Infusion Therapy with Simulation Training

Infusion therapy refers to the administration of fluids, medications or nutrients directly into a patient's bloodstream through a needle or catheter. It is commonly used in various medical settings, including hospitals, clinics and home care, making it a vital skill to master for students entering the healthcare field. With the help of simulation equipment, educators are able to provide students with practice that closely mimics real-life clinical settings. Simulation training with equipment like Alaris Medley Infusion Pump Systems from DiaMedical allow students to master skills like infusion therapy without risk to real patients. This style of training enables students to enter the healthcare field with confidence in their ability to provide the Standard of Care throughout clinical practice. To ensure the safety and effectiveness of infusion therapy, here are some best practices:

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Explore the Care Med-Surg Mattress Collection

Finding quality support surfaces to fit your facility’s patient needs can be challenging, especially when patient risk levels differ greatly depending on condition. DiaMedical is proud to offer a solution with MedMattress's Care line of med-surg mattresses designed for every patient risk level aligning with the Braden scale. MedMattress Care Hospital Bed Mattresses provide patient comfort and therapeutic support at every level including home care, advanced care and bariatric care. Created with CertiPUR-US® certified foam, the Care collection ensures a high quality medical mattress solution for all patients. Continue reading below to learn more about Care medical bed mattresses and what makes them a top choice for facilities looking for a turnkey solution for sleep surfaces.

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How Hands-On Training & Demonstration with DiaMedical Diagnostics Equipment Helps Prepare Future Healthcare Professionals

Hands-on training and demonstrations with diagnostic equipment offers numerous benefits and is a great way to implement a variety of core competencies for different healthcare specialties into your training program. DiaMedical Diagnostics offers educators a way to train students on skills like taking vitals, properly using bladder scanners, fetal monitoring and more. Continue reading to learn more about the advantages of training with DiaMedical Diagnostics products.

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Teaching Best Practices for Injection Safety

Safe injection practices are a vital part of ensuring the safety of both healthcare providers and patients in regards to the prevention of needlestick injuries and transmissible diseases. Best practices for injections are part of Standard Precautions and a vital lesson to teach in healthcare training programs. Teaching students best practices can help prepare them for real clinical settings and minimize the risk of needlestick injuries leading to blood borne infections, especially hepatitis C. Continue reading below to learn more about safety needles and injection trainers and the role they play to protect providers from this dangerous blood-borne infection.

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Medication Administration Process with SimServeRx™: Tuesday Teachings - Simulation Innovation

Automated medication dispensing systems are now essential fixtures in hospitals to prevent medication errors, streamline inventory management and reduce diversion of controlled substances. SimServeRx ™ Medication Dispensing Systems are designed specifically for healthcare education and allow instructors to simulate the medication administration process from start to finish. Featuring a comprehensive software package with simulated eMAR, med orders, drug library and inventory management, SimServeRx™ is widely recommended for educators looking to implement medication management simulations into their curricula. Exclusive features like pre-programmed patient profiles and the SimReset function provide plug-and-play convenience so SimServeRx™ is ready to use upon arrival at your sim lab!

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Choosing the Right SimServeRx™ SmartCart for Your Program

Automated Medication Dispensing Systems are now standard fixtures in hospitals to prevent medication errors in nursing, streamline inventory management and reduce diversion of controlled substances. They are also complex tools that require hands-on training before use with patients in clinical settings. The SimServeRx™ ESS Bedside SmartCarts are designed with this purpose in mind as they allow students to use an eMAR, barcode scanner and electronically controlled drawers to practice patient safety with medication administration. However, it can be challenging for educators to decide between the Bedside SmartCart and the Advanced Bedside SmartCart for their simulation lab. Continue reading to learn more about which option is best suited for your program and healthcare simulations.

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Improving EMS Training & Education with SimRig The Ambulance Trainer

The importance of simulation in healthcare education has been well established but creating realistic learning environments for EMS programs has traditionally been a challenge. As a result, students have few opportunities to practice essential skills such as securing a cot and initializing treatment in the confined space of an ambulance. DiaMedical recognized this need and created SimRig The Ambulance Trainer to help prepare all levels of EMS students for their first day on the job.

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