Nicholson Center Blog

Important Questions to Ask Your Medical Training Facility

Posted by Lilly Graziani on Jun 21, 2017 3:14:11 PM

You have reserved space for numerous other meetings, and suddenly the curve ball is thrown at you, “can you organize a medical training conference? We also need lab space.” Before becoming overwhelmed with trying to find a location that will best fit your client’s needs, as well as other meeting planning duties, make sure you have done your homework on the training site. Here is a list of questions worth asking before securing your location.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Meeting Planning, Medical Training

How to Manage Your Meeting Budget

Posted by Tom Pasha on Jun 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Sometimes a meeting budget can grow in ways not foreseen by anyone, including the planner, the attendees, or their bosses. During the Meeting Planning MasterMind training in Kissimmee, FL on July 11-13, in partnership with Meetings Today and Experience Kissimmee, we will discuss how knowing the ins and outs of hotel operations can make you a more effective meeting planner.  

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Meeting Planning

Robots, Surgical Platforms, and Security: The Latest Medical News

Posted by Kendall Beaumont on Jun 1, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Surgical innovation hit a milestone in the month of May, with surgeons using a robot to operate inside the human eye and a colorectal surgical platform getting the FDA go-ahead to be introduced to the market. In addition, we also explored the security implications of these innovations through a recently released survey of device manufacturers.

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Topics: Medical Innovation, Medical Technology, Medical News

The Importance of Quality Cadavers

Posted by Kendall Beaumont on May 30, 2017 3:56:53 PM

Here at the Nicholson Center, we provide state-of-the-art inanimate tissue labs, which can accommodate a diverse selection of wet labs. Supplying trainees with the most realistic environment is extremely important, which is why we have fresh frozen tissue, a vast selection of instrumentation, and state-of-the-art OR training spaces.

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Topics: Cadaver Labs, Medical Training

Utilizing Learning Management Systems in Medical Education

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on May 24, 2017 4:37:11 PM

 

Florida Hospital Nicholson Center research scientist, Danielle Julian-Tedrick, breaks down how the Nicholson Center uses a Learning Management System (LMS) to help train medical practitioners all over the globe.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, training, Online Medical Education

Tips to Help Residents and Fellows Feel at Home 

Posted by Kendall Beaumont on May 23, 2017 5:02:02 PM

Majority of the time, medical personnel partaking in residencies and fellowships, have to move to another city to complete their medical training programs. This could mean living in an apartment or condo for a year or two. We asked the Orlando Apartment Experts at 407apartments.com for their best tips on settling into temporary apartments in Orlando, and they provided their top five tips for making a temporary space feel like home!

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Topics: fellowships, Medical Industry, Housing

The Importance of Continuing Medical Education

Posted by Kendall Beaumont on May 9, 2017 9:56:00 AM

Working in the medical field has always required years of education, and that’s not changing anytime soon. In fact, with the meteoric rise of medical technology, training and courses will only become more complex. The increase of medical facilities incorporating newer technology into their procedures makes it imperative that all practitioners receive the necessary education to be successful and ensure patient safety.

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Topics: cme, Online Medical Education

How to Improve your Focus at a Conference

Posted by Lilly Graziani on May 2, 2017 11:00:19 AM

Do you find yourself zoning out while attending an industry-specific conference? There are quite a few reasons as to why this is happening. Author of The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg states that we as human beings live our life in a series of habits. When traveling for a conference, we disrupt our normal routine which in turn makes it more challenging to focus.

Fear not! Below are some health tips you can use to help retain and gain as much knowledge as possible while at your next conference.

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Topics: Audience Engagement, Medical Conference

Top Educational Tech for Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Apr 13, 2017 5:24:59 PM


Educational technology has been around since the 1920s, when a simple turn on your radio’s dial would allow you to listen to an on-air class. Today, medical students and doctors are only one app download away from so much more than a simple class. With digital technology on the rise, we have compiled a few programs that are changing the way students can learn content for the first time, and also how seasoned doctors can brush up on their skills.  

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Topics: Healthcare technology, Medical Technology

FAQ: MEETING PLANNING MASTERMIND 2017

Posted by Kendall Beaumont on Apr 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

We are excited to partner with Meeting Planning MasterMind and Experience Kissimmee to provide meeting planners with a special opportunity. From July 12-13, 2017, in the beautiful Orlando, Florida area, we will be hosting a forum that allows Meeting Planners to train and learn more about how to plan a medical event.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Medical Conference, Meeting Planning