Behling Sim Center & Northwestern University won BIG at SimGHOSTS 2012 with the Laerdal DIY Video Contest!

2012 DIY Video Contest Winners:

Fritz Sticht fromBehling Simulation Center at the University of Buffalo and Brian Florek from Northwestern University's Fieberg School of Medicine Sim Center won big at SimGhosts 2012!


Fritz won an iPad3 for demonstrating an affordable and easy-to-build Cervix/Uterus Model!

Brian won a GoPro2 for his video on Increasing Mechanical Ventilation Fidelity on the Laerdal SimMan 3G!

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Special thanks to Laerdal, and all our contestants for sharing DIY tips and tricks for increasing efficiency or realism in their medical simulation labs!

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Laerdal Medical is an international market leader in training and therapy equipment for lifesaving treatment. The company’s solutions are used by voluntary organizations, educational institutions, hospitals and many other organizations world wide.

Laerdal has over the years established sales operations in 23 countries and manufacturing and R&D operation units in four different locations. The company has 1400 employees.

What the future holds in terms of new product solutions from Laerdal will much depend on what Laerdal can learn from tomorrow’s medical science. Evidence pertaining to survival helps Laerdal understand how the company can further extend, enhance, and tailor healthcare solutions to reach the goal illustrated in The Utstein Formula of Survival, namely increased survival rates.

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