Advanced Simulation Technologies Benefiting Military Medics | WorldPoint

Advanced Simulation Technologies Benefit Military Medics, Save Lives in Combat, and Open Doors for Film and Game Creators

Advanced simulation technologies are becoming the hottest production medium outside the film and gaming industries. Therefore, job opportunities are growing for designers, 3D modelers, programmers, scripters, and others who bring realism to interactive products. They are producing advanced VR, AI, robotics, and responsive manikins to create realistic combat scenarios. In these immersive environments, military medics experience combat stress and fine-tune responses that will help them save lives.

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Which First Aid Kit is Right for You? | WorldPoint

Which First Aid Kit is Right for You? WorldPoint Experts Talk Options

Are you investing in a first aid kit? If so, you are probably wondering which first aid kit is right for you.

You are not the first to struggle with this decision, say the CPR and first aid training experts at WorldPoint. There are dozens of options on the market, and for good reason. Many unique situations would require the need for first aid. Understanding your unique needs and situation will help you decide.

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AED Training Critical as Required AED Deployment Grows | WorldPoint

AED Training Critical as States Require Broader Deployment of AEDs

AED training and guidelines are a critical aspect of the multi-faceted approach the American Heart Association is taking to meet the demands of the increasing numbers of people training to save lives using AEDs, or automated external defibrillators.

As of September 2017, 39 states passed legislation mandating Bystander CPR and AED training in grades 9-12. Upon examination of those 39 states, a report from the American College of Cardiologists stated, “researchers found that 77 percent require AED training and 75 percent specify that CPR training take place during a specific class, typically health class.”

Each year, more than 250,000 Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest. But today, new AEDs and rapidly improving technology make it possible for trained non-medical personnel to treat a person in cardiac arrest. An AED can guide the user with both audible and visual prompts. The user does not have to make any judgment calls or decisions about the patient’s condition. The AED does it all.

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ECG Simulator Training and Practice Benefits Healthcare Practitioners

ECG simulator practice saves lives. Ask Gary Logan, a writer for Johns Hopkins Medicine News & Publications. In May 2017, Logan published a story about a pediatric resident that resuscitated a critically ill, 10-day-old neonate, a situation the resident had not previously encountered at the community hospital where he was assigned.

His work with the baby impressed the pediatric ICU team at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. The resident credited the resuscitation simulation training received three weeks earlier at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

The Case for ECG Simulator Practice, Training, and Testing

The results of a recent study published in January 2018 on post-surgical cardiac nursing further reinforces the success of simulator learning. According to Aorn Journal, A recent study conducted by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing has recommended simulation to bridge the gap from student nurse to practicing nurse [1].

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CAE Healthcare Making Ventilators

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“At #CAE, we always say that #innovation is in our DNA. With the covid-19 crisis impacting everybody’s life, a CAE team has sprung into action to create a ventilator. We have tested it on our healthcare simulation mannequin. We are ready to collaborate with other companies to secure the sourcing of components and manufacturing of this ventilator or to collaborate on other ventilator designs.”

(CNN) CPR has improved, here’s what to do (and sing) to save a life

By Sandee LaMotte, CNN
Updated 4:34 AM ET, Mon March 9, 2020
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(CNN) It only takes two hands to save a life.

Your two hands, pushing strongly on the chest bone in a regular beat, can take the place of a heart that has stopped.

In essence, you become the heart, pumping valuable oxygen-rich blood to the brain and all of the vital organs, slowing the countdown to death.

“The chance of survival goes down by 10% for every minute without CPR,” said Dr. Comilla Sasson, vice president of the American Heart Association’s Emergency Cardiovascular Care department. “It’s a 10-minute window to death in many cases.”

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AHA SCIENTIFIC STATEMENT: Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivorship

A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

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DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2020 — More people are surviving sudden cardiac arrest thanks to improved systems of care during and until hospital discharge. However, systems of care after hospital discharge, when many sudden cardiac arrest survivors are known to suffer from physical, cognitive and emotional problems, are lacking and need to be addressed, according to “Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivorship: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association,” a new statement published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation.

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