Commemorating PTSD Awareness Month

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition brought on by a stressful or distressing event that affects as many as 7.7 million Americans aged 18 and over (source: The National Institute of Mental Health). Common symptoms may include … Read More

July Webinar: Enhancing IPE Through the Use of a Progressive Case

Webinar: Enhancing IPE Through the Use of a Progressive Case Presented by: Gail Swarm, DO Professor of Family Medicine Director, Clinical Evaluation Center West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and Amy Holbrook, MS Operations Manager, Clinical Evaluation Center West Virginia … Read More

Spotlight on Teamwork at the International SimChallenge

The Fourth Annual International SimChallenge took place last weekend at the Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM) Annual Meeting in Paris. Medical students from Poland, Portugal, the Netherlands, China, France, and the USA formed teams to compete in … Read More

5 Reasons Nurses Must Excel at Interprofessional Collaboration

Interprofessional collaboration encourages healthcare professionals of all disciplines to work together in patient-centered care.  For nurses, interprofessional education (IPE) may begin in school, with educational opportunities for intentionally designed interactions with students of other disciplines. These core IPE competencies help prepare … Read More

Integrating Interprofessional Education in Today’s Medical Schools

In today’s healthcare workplaces, interprofessional patient care isn’t the exception – it’s the new norm. Whether practicing in a hospital, clinic, or primary care office, medical professionals work side-by-side with a multitude of other healthcare disciplines, including nurses, physician’s assistants, … Read More

Meeting New Accreditation Requirements with Interprofessional Education

IPE (interprofessional education) enhances communication and collaboration across diverse healthcare teams, including representatives from medicine, nursing, pharmacy, social work, behavioral health, law enforcement, and more. More and more institutions are looking to IPE to collectively prepare their learners for real-life care delivery, … Read More

Celebrating National EMS Week

Education Management Solutions is proud to celebrate National EMS Week! Sponsored by the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), National EMS Week is the perfect time to recognize the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) field and all that its practitioners … Read More

6 Benefits of Interprofessional Collaboration

Interprofessional collaboration – medical and healthcare professionals working in conjunction to treat patients – provides benefits for both the patients and the professionals. Explore six of these benefits and learn how interprofessional collaboration leads to better patient outcomes.   1. … Read More

What Is Interprofessional Education?

Interprofessional education (IPE) is gaining traction in medical and healthcare institutions, reflecting advancements in training technology and a new emphasis on collaboration. Interprofessional education encourages collaboration among medical and healthcare learners – medical, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, social work and … Read More

Think You Know Debriefing? Tips and Tricks

How effective are your simulation debriefing skills? What challenges do you face? Are you meeting your training goals? What can AV do to enhance your debriefing process? In our four-part blog series on debriefing, we’ll help you get the most … Read More