Nicholson Center Blog

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

Skull-Drilling Robots and Patient Influencers: March 2017 Medical News

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Mar 31, 2017 3:37:01 PM

So far, 2017 has been no stranger to medical innovation. Apart from engineering and physical technology developments, healthcare professionals are also exploring new ways to harness modern communication trends. To keep you in the loop, we’ve tracked some of the most exciting advancements in medical technology and health relations over the past month, including our thoughts about each below.

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Topics: Medical Innovation, Robotic Surgery, Social Media, Medical Technology

Are Online CME Courses Right For You?

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Mar 28, 2017 4:31:33 PM

With the medical field constantly evolving, it’s important for physicians to grow with it. Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses allow people within the health realm to stay up-to-date with the latest and best ways to treat their patients. With the popularity of online medical education courses rising, we’ve developed a list of pros and cons to help you decide whether an online course is right for you.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Online Medical Education

How to Network at Medical Conferences

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Mar 20, 2017 2:08:54 PM

Networking is an essential part of any career. While it may seem like the medical field is one of the last industries to rely on networking, it can actually lead to valuable opportunities down the line. Making connections and building lasting, mutually beneficial relationships can help you to discover career opportunities and find out more about your specific field.

Medical conferences and CME events are one the best opportunities for connecting with others in your field. Below are some tips and best practices to help you successfully network at the next conference you attend.  Remember people do business with people they know, like and trust.

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Topics: Medical Conference, networking

Public Speaking: Leaving an Impression on Your Audience

Posted by Kendall Beaumont on Mar 8, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Preparing your presentation or poster for a medical conference is the first step, but ensuring the audience remembers the content of your topic is much more difficult. You’ve put a lot of time and energy into your session, but an unresponsive audience could cut down on the perceived value of your research. Below are some tips to help listeners leave your session with a lasting impression.

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Topics: Presenting, Medical Conference, Meeting Planning