HeartWorks provides realistic ultrasound training simulation in cardiac anatomy and echocardiography, enabling trainees to develop their knowledge of cardiac structures, practice complex and invasive procedures, and image interpretation in a safe and non pressurised environment.
MSU invested in BodyWorks-HeartWorks to further CRNA education
Michigan State University (MSU) has invested in a combined BodyWorks-HeartWorks simulator to provide students with access to realistic scenario training. Primarily for initial use by the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) program, the simulator will be used to mimic real-world practice in a safe, controlled environment for students.
Dr. Shields, DNP, CRNA discusses the changing landscape of PoCUS in CRNA education
Point-of-Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) is now part of CRNA graduation requirements, but programs are having to adapt with limited structure and resources. We spoke to John Shields, DNP, CRNA; about how PoCUS is changing the landscape of CRNA education and clinical practice.
The University of Evansville Selects Intelligent Ultrasound to Increase Student Learning Opportunities and Deliver Superior Patient Care
The University of Evansville’s Nurse Anesthesia Program has invested in Intelligent Ultrasound’s (IU) NeedleTrainer, BodyWorks Eve, HeartWorks and ORSIM to extend its simulation lab, increase student learning opportunities and ultimately improve patient care.
Over 400 trainees gain BSE accreditation thanks to HeartWorks
Since 2020, Intelligent Ultrasound has been supporting the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) to run transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) practical assessments safely. Jo Sopala, CEO, BSE explained “We have over 4700 members, and this helped 429 of them to get their accreditation through that time. So nearly 10% of our members came through a process that was completely and utterly facilitated by the support provided by Intelligent Ultrasound.”
Birmingham Children’s Hospital use HeartWorks to expand learning opportunities
Birmingham children’s hospital have developed a training program specifically for paediatric echocardiography trainees, using the HeartWorks simulator to expand learning opportunities and relieve the strain of training with a potentially difficult patient population. It is hoped that the program can be expanded in the future to help train specialist paediatric echocardiographers nationwide.
Intelligent Ultrasound Strengthens Multiplanar Reconstruction in HeartWorks 3D Echo
Intelligent Ultrasound has further improved its HeartWorks 3D Echo module. New features in Multiplanar Reconstruction (MPR) will provide students with even more opportunity to explore and inspect the volume they’ve acquired.
Novel cardiac anesthesia/surgical training, in Alberta
The University of Alberta has developed a novel training program using Intelligent Ultrasound’s HeartWorks Transthoracic/Transesophageal Echocardiography (TTE/TEE) system to simulate perioperative cardiac anesthesia/surgical scenarios, allowing trainees to take a phased approach to scenario management without the stress of a high-stakes environment.
HEE are elevating the national standard of training in Echocardiography, with HeartWorks
Part of Health Education England (HEE), the National School of Healthcare Science has invested in twenty-three combined HeartWorks-BodyWorks systems to standardize training in ultrasound and echocardiography for healthcare scientists across NHS England.
Bordeaux University Hospital Uses HeartWorks to Accelerate and Connect Learning Across Specialties
For the last 10 years, Bordeaux University Hospital has been using Intelligent Ultrasound’s (IU) HeartWorks to help progress and accelerate learning. In this blog, we interview Professor Stephane Lafitte who tells us the story behind the need for a new platform and how they have used HeartWorks to connect and train across specialties.
3D Echo – Your Frequently Asked Questions Answered
In this blog, Consultant Cardiac Anaesthetists, Dr. Sue Wright MBBS, FRCA, Dr. Andrew Smith MBBS, FRCA and Dr. Bruce Martin MBBS, FRCA answer your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on one of the latest additions to the Intelligent Ultrasound family.