Area9 Lyceum Blog

Accelerating Pace of Pharma and Med Tech Innovation Drives Demand for Effective, Efficient Adaptive Learning

Posted by Dr. Khurram Jamil, President - Strategic Initiatives on Nov 4, 2019 7:15:00 PM

 

Innovations in pharmaceutical and medical technology—gene therapies, stem-cell treatments, and other cutting-edge therapeutic approaches—demand intensive training, both inside and outside the company. Adaptive learning offers a proven approach.

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Topics: Adaptive Learning, Healthcare Training, Reskilling

ANNOUNCING AIRWAY MANAGER™

Posted by Area9 on Apr 9, 2019 9:58:33 AM

FARMINGTON, Connecticut—Airway Management Education Center (AMEC) is excited to introduce Airway Manager: Emergency™, the newest educational experience from the creators of The Difficult Airway Course™.

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Topics: News & PR, Adaptive Learning, Healthcare Training

Gamification in Healthcare Training: Can It Be Successful?

Posted by Area9 on Sep 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Gamification — the use of game-like scenarios for teaching or training purposes — is trending. Supporters cite several advantages to using gamification techniques, including increased learner engagement and enjoyment. For healthcare professionals, among the most time-poor in the world, increased engagement and enjoyment will make training less boring. But does gamification in healthcare training actually work to improve content mastery?

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Topics: Healthcare Training

How to Meet the Needs of Training for Healthcare Professionals

Posted by Area9 on Sep 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

In the universal set “healthcare training,” there are many subsets. Professional healthcare subgroups requiring specialized training include:


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Topics: Healthcare Training

How Adaptive Learning Optimizes Healthcare Employee Training

Posted by Area9 on Aug 31, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The best healthcare employee training should do more than identify your employees’ strengths and target their weak areas. It should diagnose and treat unconscious incompetence — what healthcare employees don’t know they don’t know. 

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Topics: Healthcare Training

Train End Users on Pharmaceutical Products for Better Patient Outcomes

Posted by Area9 on Aug 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

How confident are you that your end users are choosing the appropriate treatments for their patients as knowledgeably and as responsibly as they can? If your answer is anywhere along the spectrum of “I’m not sure” to “I’m reasonably confident,” then there’s work to be done. 

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Topics: Healthcare Training

Improve Training For Healthcare Systems

Posted by Area9 on Aug 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Simulation training is indispensable in healthcare because it’s a safe space for learning: there are no life-or-death consequences attached to mistakes in the world of simulated medical emergencies. But simulation training by itself isn’t adequate to keep employees up-to-date in their medical knowledge and skills — you need additional learning tools and an effective training program to optimize your training impact and meet the evolving needs of training for healthcare systems today.

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Topics: Healthcare Training

How to Reach More Medical End Users

Posted by Area9 on Aug 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Should pharmaceutical companies care about external training, i.e., training physician end users to use their products effectively and safely while optimizing patient care? The answer is obvious: of course they should. Effective external training means better use of your products and more optimal patient care — and better business outcomes for your company. 

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Topics: Healthcare Training

These Healthcare Companies Are Excelling With Adaptive Learning

Posted by Area9 on Aug 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare professionals in the NEJM Group, AACC and Coloplast, among others, turned to Adaptive Learning to optimize their training impact.  

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Topics: Healthcare Training

The Importance of Proficiency and Mastery for Medical Training

Posted by Area9 on Aug 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Imagine this hypothetical situation: if you had to choose between two heart surgeons, both of whom had passed their Board exams, but one had achieved the minimum passing score and the other had scored 99%, which one would you choose? 

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Topics: Healthcare Training

How to Improve Patient Outcomes

Posted by Area9 on Aug 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare professionals all have the same goals: do what’s best for the patient and optimize patient care. But globally, iatrogenesis — the unintended adverse effects of medical intervention on patients — is a problem. So how do healthcare professionals produce better outcomes — and reduce iatrogenic effects — across the board? 

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Topics: Healthcare Training

Is Microlearning for Healthcare Your Best Training Option?

Posted by Area9 on Aug 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Microlearning is an e-learning approach that breaks lessons into smaller chunks in order to make the training feel more manageable. Because of this, microlearning may seem like an attractive choice for an e-learning training solution for healthcare staff working under time pressure.

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Topics: Healthcare Training