SimTutor Offers Basic and Specialized Healthcare Training Modules for Clinical Skill-Building with SIMTICS Library
May 2020: As new and retired healthcare workers worldwide join the COVID-19 workforce and in support of their training needs, SimTutor Inc is offering access to its library of nearly 200 online simulation-based training modules.
These online training simulations can ready graduating students for patient care as well as provide healthcare professionals access to clinical skills refresher or satisfy competency training requirements from any location, anytime. For details, contact [email protected].
“We are a proven company with a talented team that wants to provide relief, value and support to healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Clancy Marshall, CEO of SimTutor. “What we know best is simulation training. Our solution can sharpen skills, expand knowledge and prepare the healthcare workforce for the long road ahead. Students, new recruits, the experienced, the retired and the tired will learn, improve and master healthcare procedures in a quiet, low-stress virtual setting where they can focus on skill-building toward perfecting their medical competence.”
During the peak COVID-10 outbreak, SimTutor is offering affordable pricing and free educator access from its SIMTICS product library to institutions seeking an online simulation solution as an option for students and healthcare workers. The simulations, accessible anywhere and anytime, include a range of healthcare procedures including assessing vital signs, basic life support, arterial line insertion, venipuncture, ultrasound scanning, x-ray procedures and laboratory sample collection. SimTutor’s products are used and trusted by hundreds of education institutions in the U.S. and by thousands of students and professionals worldwide.
Brian Dickens, MBA, Ph.D., is a long-time academic healthcare program director in Florida and is impacted by the COVID-19 campus closures. He quickly shifted instruction to a virtual format by using SimTutor’s Medical Assisting product as an adjunct to externship, to aid clinical classes, and to allow students to achieve skills check-off so they can prepare to enter the workforce.
“Virtual training is a huge help right now for teaching from home and students not having physical access to equipment for clinical classes,” said Dickens. “We just adopted the SIMTICS modules for our Medical Assisting program and graduating students began using the system within a couple of days. Our Sonography and Phlebotomy programs are using the solution too. These simulation-based resources are great for visual learners, building critical thinking plus students can print certificates from the completed modules for their portfolios.”
In the early period of the initial COVID pandemic, SimTutor created three free healthcare procedure simulations for workers needing to learn skills related to caring for patients with infectious diseases:
May 12, 2020: SimTutor Inc announces its formation to leverage the expertise and talent of sister organizations originally founded in New Zealand, SIMTICS and SimTutor. As the new parent company, US-based SimTutor Inc brings a comprehensive virtual simulation educating solution — from module concept to content development and creation to deployment — and healthcare module library to support an organization’s online trainee needs. SimTutor Inc is headquartered in Atlanta.
SimTutor Inc creates simulation-based solutions for teachers to train and prepare students and professionals for mission-critical moments at the time they need them most. Whether it’s learning a new skill, refining a technique or satisfying regulatory requirements, organizations are assured their students and professionals can learn the right skills, at the right time, from any location in a risk-free, nurturing simulation-based virtual environment.
The company’s virtual instructing modules and authoring platform are trusted by schools, colleges and corporations. To date, over 150 healthcare education institutions and thousands of students and professionals worldwide have been virtually trained with SimTutor solutions. SimTutor’s comprehensive family of solutions makes it easy to deploy from its library of ready-to-use healthcare modules or create semi-custom or custom eLearning modules for specific tutelage needs.