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EMS World awards CAE Healthcare with Innovation Award and Providers’ Choice Award


Nov 08, 2020

Coinciding with the annual EMS World Expo, which is the world's largest EMS-dedicated annual conference, EMS World recognizes the year’s most pioneering products aimed at improving the delivery of EMS.

Launched in April 2020, CAE Healthcare’s Ventilator Reskilling course received two awards following the 2020 EMS World Expo, which was conducted virtually September 14-18:

EMS World Innovation Award
As a provider of expert-guided clinical, management and regulatory content for an audience on the front lines of out-of-hospital care, the EMS World Advisory Board reviews new product submissions prior to the annual Expo and determines 20 Innovation Award finalists.

Products must be new or significantly modified within the last year. During the Expo, a panel of judges comprising field experts demo the finalist products and determine 10 winners. In addition to the 2020 award for the Ventilator Reskilling course, CAE Healthcare was a winner in 2019 for AresAR for Microsoft HoloLens.

EMS World Providers’ Choice Award
New in 2020, this award for the product that received the most votes from the 2,600 Expo attendees. Attendees span the full spectrum of emergency medical services providers: EMTs, paramedics, dispatchers, physicians, nurses, educators, researchers, and administrators.

Ventilator Reskilling course
CAE Healthcare and Area9 Lyceum—a global leader in instructional design—collaborated to provide clinicians with a 30-minute online Ventilator Reskilling course with modules covering basics in respiratory physiology, mechanical ventilation, and goals of COVID-19 care.

Mechanical ventilation is a complex skill that often requires a combination of courses. With the high demand for ventilator management in patient care settings, healthcare professionals may be tasked with managing these complex patients with minimal understanding of mechanical ventilation or ventilators.

This adaptive learning platform has enabled more than 3,000 clinicians—with varying levels of exposure to ventilator management—to achieve required competencies quickly and efficiently for better patient outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

About adaptive learning
Adaptive learning helps to ensure learners master concepts by the end of a training session. The Healthcare Simulation Dictionary—Second Edition explains,

“Adaptive learning incorporates a wide range of technologies and techniques that observes participants and adjusts the learning experience on-demand to meet the unique needs of the participants.”

Amar Patel, CAE Healthcare Academy’s Chief Learning Officer elaborates on adaptive learning in the Ventilator Reskilling course,

“The unique nature of adaptive learning allows an AI to collect information about a learner's performance behaviors by tracking how a learner answers questions. In real-time, the module adjusts to ensure learning is customized based on their unique and specific behaviors and answers.”

Explore more educational offerings from CAE Healthcare
Contributing to the Ventilator Reskilling course, the CAE Healthcare Academy faculty is comprised of experienced healthcare professionals who are experts in simulation. Connect with a representative from the CAE Healthcare Academy to address your virtual simulation needs, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of your online and distance education environment.

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