Sentinel U | May 10, 2022
On May 9th, simulation education technology provider for medical professionals and centers, Sentinel U® announced the launch of its newest virtual simulation called the Advanced Practice SeriesTM.
The simulation series is designed keeping in mind the comprehensive needs of advanced practice learners. Its virtual encounters empower nursing students, physician associates (PA), and nurse practitioners to enhance their decision-making and clinical judgement skills required to make an accurate diagnosis.
"We are excited to expand the depth and breadth of our virtual simulations and clinical experiences to now include simulations specifically for the advanced practice market. This new simulation series can be used after the required 720 hours to meet clinical hours, allowing learners to practice and refine essential diagnostic and care competencies."
-Jeffrey Caplan, president of Sentinel U
The virtual simulation series delivers over 55 patient encounters across 11 areas of specialty that cover mental health, women’s health, cardiology, gerontology, oncology, complex adult, and paediatric care.
"The Advanced Practice Series offers engaging patient scenarios designed to ensure that learners are thoroughly prepared for any situation they may encounter in practice. Just like our products created for nursing students, we tapped the knowledge of highly respected working professionals to help us develop this new virtual simulation series."
-Sentinel U® Vice President of Clinical Learning Resources Laura Gonzalez, Ph.D., APRN, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN
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From The Future | August 20, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new need for virtual learning. CEO of From the Future, Mike Christian, has written an educational eBook about the solutions and benefits that Virtual Reality can provide to students and educators. Christian goes into detail about the potential impact of immersive learning from the digitization of formal approaches to education, such as learning by doing, to gifting students and instructors with virtual superpowers.
How Virtual Reality Will Revolutionize Training and Education was written from a futurist's perspective. Christian draws on decades of experience creating virtual worlds and developing VR applications for training, therapy, and rehabilitation to clearly communicate the potential of this new medium. You will not only learn how VR will enhance training and education but also how it might hold the key to developing heightened intelligence.
"It takes quite a while, and quite a lot of iterations to create a mental model when you are trying to learn," says author and CEO Mike Christian. "In virtual reality, all of that is done for you. Education that takes weeks could take days, education that takes days could take hours, or even minutes."
According to Pew Research Center, the amount of individuals that were working from home before the COVID-19 outbreak was approximately 20%. That metric is now at 70%, with 36% of them reporting that they are choosing to not return to their place of work. This ever evolving environment around employment is just one example of why this eBook has become an invaluable tool.
About From The Future
From the Future creates custom, next generation VR applications with unlimited possibilities for sales, training, education, therapy, and more. FTF is a leader in developing highly engaging and interactive virtual reality software, and has been creating virtual environments for decades. Their latest experience is the DRIVE (Distributed Real-time Interactive Virtual Environment) platform and the Hololab Training system designed to deliver revolutionary efficiency and effectiveness in learning.
Insight Academy of Arizona | October 12, 2021
Insight Academy of Arizona (ISAZ), a full-time online school serving students throughout the state of Arizona, becomes the first 100% online school recognized by the Arizona Department of Education for their Career Prep program.The ISAZ Career Prep program allows students in middle- and high-school to jump-start their future by taking career-focused electives to explore job options in classes such as Business, Health & Human Services, and Information Technology.
“This approval from the state means so much because it recognizes the well-rounded education, we are providing our students here at ISAZ. But more importantly, our program cultivates the potential in each individual student by integrating rigorous virtual learning with relevant work-based experiences that inspires, guides, empowers and prepares them for the challenges of post-secondary education and a globally competitive workforce.”
Dr. Erica Young-Jackson, Stride Career Prep CRE Administrator
In order to be approved for this program, schools must show the state DOE that it can deliver a coherent course sequence, involve related industry in decision making through advisory committees and partnerships, is inclusive for all special populations, ensure that Professional Skills and work-based learning are embedded into the program, and more.
About Insight Academy of Arizona
Insight Academy of Arizona (ISAZ) is an AdvancED-accredited, full-time online public school that serves Arizona students in grades 7-12. As part of the Arizona public school system, ISAZ is tuition-free and provides families the choice to access the curriculum and tools provided by K12, a Stride Company (NYSE: LRN). Stride offers learners of all ages a more effective way to learn and build skills for their future. For more information about ISAZ, visit az.insightschools.net.