EMS' Leading Medical Simulation Management Technology Enhances Interdisciplinary Health Care Education at the University of Vermont

Top Quote Contemporary Interdisciplinary health care education requires competency-based instruction that relies on simulated experiences and innovative technology to digitally record, review, evaluate, and manage those experiences to better prepare learners for positive patient care. End Quote
  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) September 16, 2010 - Education Management Solutions (EMS) will provide the University of Vermont in collaboration with Fletcher Allen Health Care a fully integrated medical simulation management solution to efficiently manage the operations of its 9,000 square foot Clinical Simulation Laboratory. In addition, superior digital recordings of simulated events and performance evaluation software equipped by EMS will serve to improve the education of nursing and medical students, residents in training, undergraduate and graduate health science students, clinical staff and faculty, as well as other professionals in the community.

    According to Michael Ricci, MD, Director of Clinical Simulation and Professor of Surgery, "The new Clinical Simulation Laboratory will provide a safe and collaborative environment in a modern educational and training facility where medical, nursing and health sciences students along with Fletcher Allen residents, physician and health care providers, Vermont Air National Guard teams and area community doctors can learn and refine their professional proficiency for a broad range of real life scenarios."

    The state of the art lab will include six patient rooms, a multi-purpose room (for OR, ER, and ICU simulations), a professional skills/task training lab, a virtual reality lab, debriefing rooms, and administrative support space.

    About Education Management Solutions, Inc. (EMS) Medical, nursing, and allied health schools, counseling programs, and hospitals use EMS' Arcadia suite of products to more efficiently manage clinical simulation centers, effectively evaluate learner performance, and digitally document simulated events. As the leader in simulation management technology since its founding in 1994, EMS offers complete turnkey solutions that include integrated software and hardware, design and planning, engineering, configuration, and installation through training and support.

    EMS Contact:
    Dushy Edrisinghe, Director- Marketing
    610-701-7002 x 218

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