Nicholson Center Blog

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

How the Military is Transforming Medical Education

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Mar 1, 2017 3:07:37 PM

The military is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology and methodology, from virtual reality simulation to highly strategized training regimens. Medical training and education often borrow best practices from the innovations within the military, and our experts at the Nicholson Center are continuously modeling our methods after what’s been tried and true.

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Topics: Surgical Simulation, training, Virtual Reality, Military Team Training

PACES 2017 Advancing the Field

Posted by Carl Pfeiffer on Feb 15, 2017 3:06:57 PM

From February 20th-21st in Celebration, Florida, we are hosting a forum that focuses on Pediatric and Adult Congenital Electrophysiology. This course will be featuring Florida Hospital’s own Bhavya Trivedi, MD who is accompanied by his esteemed co-course directors, Anthony McCanta, MD, and Vincent Thomas, MD. This event is intended for an audience of Physicians, Residents, Fellows, and Nurses who specialize in congenital electrophysiology or heart disease. This course will be featuring some exciting state-of-the-art topics that deal with, innovations in arrhythmia surgery, new methods in cardiac rhythm management, and a showcase of presentations of new procedures, research, and much more. Learning objectives include the following:

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Topics: Medical Innovation, training, Medical Conference, cardiac, cme

3 Effective Ways to Increase Event Registration

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Jan 6, 2017 3:13:17 PM

Organizing an event, especially any type of medical conference, requires hard work and time. And when the event doesn’t draw the amount of people you were hoping, it can be disheartening. Here are some ways to increase registrations during your next conference.

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

Top Six Tips for Speaking at a Medical Conference

Posted by Kathleen Kroll on Jan 3, 2017 11:35:34 AM

Speaking at a medical conference or educational event doesn’t come without challenges. Attendees invest time, money and effort to attend, so the expectations are high. A speaker is responsible for not only conveying a message to the crowd, but also keeping them engaged. Presenters in the healthcare field also have the added weight of education and accreditation on their shoulders, making sure attendees are fully engaged to earn their CME credits. Below are some tips to make sure your next presentation goes smoothly, keeping the above challenges in mind.

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Topics: Continued Medical Education Event Planning, Audience Engagement, Presenting, Medical Conference