SimGHOSTS is pleased to announce SG19USA Gold Sponsor Laerdal Medical. Laerdal Medical are long time supporters of SimGHOSTS, sponsoring every SimGHOSTS USA event since 2013 as well as our Australia and UK events. 

For SG19USA Laerdal are proud sponsors of the plenary address by Dr Henry Henao. 

About Henry Henao

Henry Henao MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, CHSE is Director of the Simulation Teaching and Research Center and Clinical Assistant Professor at FIU. 

Henry has served as a consultant on faculty development, curriculum integration, design, development, and operations of simulation centers. Henry serves as a team leader and site principal investigator for the longitudinal, multi-site, landmark “The National Simulation Study”, funded by The National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s (NCSBN). Henry recently served as a subject matter expert to review the soon to be published standards for simulation evaluation from the International Nursing Association of Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL). Henry was selected as one of twenty participants’ in the National League for Nursing’s (NLN) Leadership development program for simulation educators.

Professor Henao has worked as an emergency department nurse and as an Emergency Medical Technician for nearly twenty years. He currently practices as a Family Nurse Practitioner and is managing partner of Nurse Practitioner Partners, LLC; a nurse-owned company that provides NP services to growing medical practices. Prof. Henao is also Vice-President and Communications Director for the Nurse Practitioner Council of Miami-Dade.

Professor Henao holds both a Master and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees from Barry University with a graduate specialization as a Family Nurse Practitioner. He also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from The Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College/The City University of New York.

About Laerdal Medical

Laerdal Medical is dedicated to helping save lives with product solutions, services, and system solutions that support the Chain of Survival. The Good Samaritan logo symbolizes our commitment to every health professional and volunteer who has learned how to save the life of a family member, friend, or stranger in need.The vision of Laerdal is that no-one should die or be disabled unnecessarily during birth or from sudden illness or trauma.

Since its creation of the pioneering, and now world famous CPR practise manikin in 1960, the Resusci Anne; many more innovative products have followed to improve and support education for Healthcare Professionals around the world, as well as facilitate the spread of CPR knowledge and skills to the would be Samaritan in the wider lay community. Laerdal has developed breakthrough technologies that have helped to define its portfolio of simulation, micro-simulation, virtual reality, automated external defibrillators and emergency therapeutic products as reputable market leaders. Other well-known brands include SimMan,SimBaby, SimNewB, HeartStart, Q-CPR, Stifneck, the Pocket Mask and BaXstrap.

To learn more, visit the Laerdal Medical website