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SimGHOSTS 2018, You Are What You Tweet

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SimGHOSTS 2018 USA is coming July 31st to August 3rd in Memphis, Tennessee. 50% of SimGHOSTS attendees are Nurse Educators responsible for starting, coordinating, or expanding clinical simulation programs!

Join hundreds of Simulation Champions from around the world at our annual international hands-on training events! The “Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists” which will be operating its seventh year as a US-based non-profit 501(c)3 organization based out of Las Vegas, Nevada.

The 2018 SimGHOSTS events will provide a meeting place for you to exchange ideas and network with technical peers as well as receive specialized training in the design, selection and application of healthcare simulation technologies.

You will also have opportunities to meet with simulation-based vendors to engage with the latest in healthcare education technology.

This year you can join me, The Nerdy Nurse for a session on You are what you Tweet!

EMS Plenary Session “Healthcare Simulation Professional’s Guide to Social Media”

Despite that fact that social media is has become a intertwined with our everyday lives, many healthcare professionals struggle with avoiding its pitfalls and maximizing its benefits. In this session, you’ll gain confidence in using social media to enhance your personal brand or highlight your business service. The session’s focus will be on teaching healthcare-specific best practices. You’ll also learn about search engine rankings, why they matter to healthcare professionals, how they are impacted by social media, and receive clear guidance on how to impact them. Social media is a powerful tool that you can use to make a huge impact.

This session will:

  • Outline “Rules of Social Media”
  • Define search engine rankings, why they matter to healthcare professionals, how they are impacted by social media, and how to fix them
  • Provide healthcare-specific social media best practices

EMS is an industry pioneer in clinical skills and simulation-based solutions for healthcare training environments. Their SIMULATIONiQ system provides a single integrated platform with a full spectrum of options for mid to large size simulation centers, one room set-ups, and portable and mobile solutions. From audio-visual hardware and software to management, evaluation and mobile device access, SIMULATIONiQ enables institutions to leverage their full simulation efforts to drive tangible results. EMS is supporting Brittney’s plenary session to help Simulation Programs better showcase their successes so that the pathway for others towards patient safety and learning improvements can be made clear!


University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Center for Healthcare Improvement & Patient Simulation
Memphis TN
Pre-Symposium: July 31st, 2018
Symposium: August 1st-3rd, 2018

For more information and to register for this event check out the SimGHOSTS event page.

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