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Best Practices For An Extreme Training Feedback That Is Efficient For Trainees

Trainee feedback is a crucial part of any extreme training event. Its mission is to tell the trainee what they did well, what they did wrong and what they could have done better – but in such a way that the trainee feels encouraged and empowered. How do you do that? The trainee needs efficient […]

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High performance in stressful situations, or “What to do when I’m all Adrenaline”

How good is the adrenaline rush during extreme events? Is there a way to manage the way adrenaline affects our bodies? (Article by Jonathan Bahat, mental resilience expert and co-founder of Extreme Simulations) In stressful situations, our sympathetic system operates and puts us into “survival mode”. The adrenaline rush is sometimes a life-saving reaction, but […]

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Military Field Surgery Training

“[Military field surgery training] is essential for when a crew goes on a mission. This is really how I learned the stuff”- Ron, Anesthesiologist in a field hospital The purpose of Military field surgery Training is to build teamwork in the OR. More importantly, it teaches medical staff a common language to be used in […]

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Prolonged Field Care Training

Who is Prolonged Field Care Training (or PFC training) for? Field hospitals Remote facilities Naval vessels Disaster medical facilities …or any other organization that is meant to offer medical treatment and to monitor patients for a long period of time when the evacuation to an advanced trauma center is delayed. What does Prolonged Field Care […]

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Triage and Management during an MCI Training

“The Triage and Management during an MCI training gave me the tools to lead in MCI and I feel much more prepared now”- Aviv, Battalion head medic in the IDF Triage and Management during an MCI Training is created especially for managers and commanders of rescue and emergency forces. This training prepares you to manage […]

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Trauma Surgery Training

“[Trauma surgery training] is essential for when a crew goes on a mission. This is really how I learned the stuff”- Ron, Anesthesiologist in a field hospital The purpose of Trauma Surgery Training is to build teamwork in the OR. More importantly, it teaches medical staff a common language to be used in special situations. […]

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Best Practices for CAT tourniquet application

Bleeding is the leading cause of preventable death, responsible for about 90% of these cases, while the source of the bleeding in over 10% of the cases leading bleeding to preventable death is the limb (Eastridge & Co.). Did you know… ? U.S. military reports attribute the saving of about 2,000 lives to the use […]

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Israel medical corps: Challenges in Intubation Training and Airway Management

Proper training techniques ensure that intubation training results in trainees possessing the proper skills for this procedure and can perform it successfully during a real-life situation. [This article was translated from Hebrew from the Israel Medical Corps, and can be found at this link] Challenges in intubation training: airway management Airway management is one of […]

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Information transfer problems at different stages of treatment in multiple casualty incidents

You may be wondering why, at Extreme Simulations, we practice different steps in handling multiple casualty incidents and correlate them from the first minute of the rescue mission up to hospitalization. Loss of information due to separate trainings within an organization In an organization, different sections of the organization take part in trainings separately and […]

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When disaster strikes rescue forces: disaster recovery principles

Disaster recovery for rescue forces is a real necessity in every country, so how do you prepare for such a scenario? The Beirut mega-disaster reminded us once again how important it is that medical and rescue forces are prepared to manage extreme events. Disaster recovery principles for rescue forces One of the characteristics of mega-disasters […]