Try your hand at new and old GAMEs during this year’s annual meeting. Take advantage of our arcade style GAMEs (Games Augmenting Medical Education) based on relevant clinical topics, as well as mixed reality, available at CHEST 2018 to help improve your medical education. Here are returning GAMEs you can look forward to:
Experience CHEST will be bigger and better at this year’s CHEST Annual Meeting. There will be presentations, new GAMEs like Mixed Reality, the CHEST SEEK™ Library, and more! [Read more…] about Experience CHEST in San Antonio
Take advantage of our arcade style GAMEs (Games Augmenting Medical Education) based on relevant clinical topics available at CHEST 2017. As part of the Simulation Center, GAMEs will be available to experience the complexity of the real world within a simulated environment while improving your medical education. [Read more…] about Get Your GAME on at CHEST 2017
This is Part Two in our conversation with Chad Jackson. Read Part One.
“Physicians are never going to play with a grape,” Eric Edell, MD, FCCP, told him.
It seemed like a simple solution to a complex problem: How do you train physicians to use a needle to take lymph node samples without breaking thousands-of-dollars worth of instruments during practice rounds or forcing test patients to serve as human pincushions? Jackson came up with a solution prompted by that idea from Dr. Edell, that made it possible for doctor to practice on a model that did not feel pain, while using grapes as a substitute for human tissue. To the surprise of many it worked—and the EFS (also known as Eric Edell’s Fruit Stand) task trainer simulator was created, which helped doctors place a needle prior to actually attempting a similar maneuver with a patient. [Read more…] about GAMEs With Chad Jackson – Part Two
Chad Jackson knows that he will not cure cancer.
When he admits this, his voice changes from that of the inspiring football coach with the frame to match to an introspective, self-described Star Wars geek who finds peace tinkering with machine parts.
While Jackson says that he will not cure cancer, it does not mean that that is not his ultimate goal. His role will not be direct though—more like a piece of a larger puzzle that needs to be put together—like a game. [Read more…] about GAMEs With Chad Jackson – Part One
Did you love video games or the arcade as a kid? We’ve got great games you can play at CHEST 2016 based on relevant clinical topics. As part of the Simulation Center, GAMEs (Games Augmenting Medical Education) will be available to experience the complexity of the real world within a simulated environment while improving your medical education. If you’ve attended CHEST before, some of your favorites, like Whack-a-Doc, are back! There will be nine arcade style and tabletop games, as well as two live games. Here are your options of arcade GAMEs to play: [Read more…] about CHEST 2016: Let’s play some GAMEs!