Pocket Nurse Celebrates Healthcare Simulation Week with Local Universities

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Pocket Nurse is recognizing local universities during Healthcare Simulation Week. This week is to recognize the important role of simulation healthcare educators and their impact on patient outcomes.

Pocket Nurse Healthcare Simulation Week

Pocket Nurse delivers cookies to several local colleges and universities.

“Without simulated learning, new doctors, nurses and allied health professionals cannot be expected to deliver quality health care,” said Pocket Nurse President Anthony Battaglia.

Pocket Nurse recognized local colleges and universities during Healthcare Simulation Week from Sept. 16 through Sept. 20, 2019 by delivering cookies to healthcare simulation labs in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.

According to the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), “Healthcare Simulation Week celebrates global professionals…who use simulation to improve the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of healthcare delivery.”

“Simulation-based learning saves lives by improving patient outcomes,” President and Founder Anthony Battaglia, MS, BSN, RN. “Without simulated learning, new doctors, nurses and allied health professionals cannot be expected to deliver quality health care.”

Pocket Nurse visited several simulation labs in the region including the Community College of Allegheny County; WISER at University of Pittsburgh; West Virginia Northern Community College; Franciscan University of Steubenville; La Roche University and Carlow University.

“Simulation instruction isn’t easy,” said Pocket Nurse Corporate Nurse Educator Beth Telesz. “Instructors need to know the course materials, use the technology effectively and record student progress simultaneously.”

SSH encourages participation in Healthcare Simulation Week by providing materials and a schedule of events at ssih.org.

About Pocket Nurse

Pocket Nurse is nurse owned and operated and has been a trusted partner in simulation education for nursing, EMS, pharmacy technology and allied health since 1992. We provide over 5,000 simulation solutions to healthcare educators nationwide. We’re proud of our role in improving patient outcomes by enhancing suitable learning environments for future healthcare professionals.

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