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Introducing Low-Cost Simulation Equipment for Simulation-Based Team Training

Published:November 08, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecns.2019.09.001

      Highlights

      • A low-cost setup for live-video and audio technique in simulation is introduced.
      • The components of the portrayed setup are adaptable to local requirements and low in maintenance costs.
      • Due to small package size, it is portable and independent of specialized training centers.

      Abstract

      Teamwork and interdisciplinary collaboration play an import role especially in pediatric oncology. Currently, team training workshops integrate simulation-based education to a varying extent. Unfortunately, high-end equipment is costly and therefore not accessible to all educators. To overcome this financial barrier, the implementation of low-cost live video and audio equipment for simulation and debriefing in pediatric oncology was investigated. Here, an easy-to-adopt setup which proved effective in simulation-based team trainings in pediatrics is introduced.

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