Monthly Archives: October 2016


Preparing Residents Effectively in Emergency Skills Training With a Serious Game

A publication in ‘Simulation in Healthcare’ from Mary Dankbaar on comparing the cognitive skills and motivation of medical residents who only used a course manual as preparation for classroom training on emergency care with residents who used an abcdeSIM. After preparing training with an additional serious game, residents showed improved clinical competencies! For the publication, see here  


ATAC Uganda will start in November

Next month¬†(November 2016) a team of 4 experienced nurses from the Emergency Medicine department of the ¬†Amphia Hospital in Breda, The Netherlands will travel to “The Surgery” in Kampala, Uganda. The team, working under the project name ATAC (Africa Training Acute Care) will train the local staff in Acute Care. They are supported by AbcdeSIM version for Emergency Medicine Nurses. For VirtualMedSchool this brings a...

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