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The problem of NOT using realistic mannequins in disaster area training

Is there a problem if you’re not using realistic mannequins in disaster area training? Extreme Simulations has provided hundreds of disaster area & search and rescue drills. We noticed that in many of them the clients use unrealistic rescue mannequins. These are unrealistic in their looks, feel, volume, density and weight. How is that an […]

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Training Multiple Trainees? Top Things To Focus On

Keep it simple. That’s our top piece of advice when training multiple trainees. When working with large groups of people, you want to make sure that everyone is getting the experience that teaches them new skills. Challenges of training multiple trainees The challenge that comes with such a training experience is that you will need […]

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Extended Medical Training Done Successfully

Do you agree with the following phrase? “Patient monitoring training/prolonged field care (PFC)/intensive care training are not interesting or intellectually challenging enough for a several hour-long class.” If your answer is “Yes” – you’ve been doing your extended medical training wrong. At Extreme Simulations, we think otherwise. We believe that extended medical training can be […]

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Extreme Simulations is Now the Official & Exclusive Medical Simulation Provider to the IDF

Tel Aviv, Israel. (July 2020) – Extreme Simulations is proud to announce it has won a leading Ministry of Defense tender to become the official and exclusive medical simulation provider for all the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) for the next four years. Extreme Simulations has just announced the collaboration with the IDF, highlighting that its […]

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How To Provide A Realistic Extreme Training & Avoid Methodic, Unrealistic Training

In a prior article on realistic extreme training, “Why is it important to train in understanding the story of an event?”, we discussed the importance of training your team in understanding the story of the event. In the following article, we will discuss the actions that need to be undertaken once you understand what is […]

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Measuring Training Efficiency: What Did You Learn & How Did You Improve Your Skills?

We often invest a lot of resources into our training, but forget about measuring training efficiency: monitoring quantitative and qualitative measurements and tracking once the training exercises are over. Measuring training efficiency: why is it important? Correct measurements of your training results can show you exactly where you need to improve, as well as the […]

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The Role of Storytelling in Extreme Events Training

Nothing compares to a good story. Whether we are talking about children’s bedtime stories, fun stories that you tell your friends or… stories that explain extreme events and put things into perspective. As humans, we live to tell stories. When we make a decision, we base it upon a scenario – which is basically a […]

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Mind Training Techniques for Survival During an Extreme Incident

We think that we control our brain, but the truth is, it does what it wants. This is why mind training techniques are vital for your success during an extreme incident. Your brain has been designed by thousands of generations of human existence to prioritize survival. For example, you might have to go through a […]

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What to Expect from the Simulation of a Real-Life Event

Fact: one of the most difficult effects to achieve during the simulation of a real-life event is the mental challenge. Why? The mental challenge is the result of several factors, combined: The way in which we experience the incident – this is the largest “surprise” factor and it might include feelings of guilt towards possible […]

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The Characteristics of an Extreme Incident

Attention: Experience in dealing with routine incidents does not prepare you for an extreme incident! As a first responder, you train for extreme incidents your entire professional life. Yet, when you experience it for the first time, it’s beyond anything you learned.