Monthly Archives: November 2013

New Technology Empowers Doctors to Combat Prescription Drug Addiction

With millions of Americans abusing prescription drugs and rates of fatal overdose soaring, many doctors struggle with how to provide their patients needed medicine without feeding the addiction epidemic.  SIMmersion’s Prescription Drug and Pain Management Training System, created 350-018in partnership … Continue reading

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SIMmersion Joins Effort to Save Veterans with Groundbreaking Suicide Prevention Simulation

  Twenty veterans in the US take their lives every day, a trend that the Veterans Crisis Line and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline are fighting to reverse. SIMmersion’s state-of-the-art Suicide Prevention Training system allows responders on these crisis hotlines to get … Continue reading

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The Soft Skills Challenge

It is easy to lecture on soft skills and then for students to pass a test showing that they have learned the material. But will behavior really change as a result of the lecture and testing? Do role plays result … Continue reading

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E-Learning Development Tip

I once asked a large company training manager about the value of the programs he purchased. He said that nothing changed as the result of the training. The only value was in bringing people together from across the company. Why … Continue reading

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New Approach Leads SIMmersion to International Serious Games Competition Finals

  Serious games often use graphics to create 3-D environments in which the learner tries to accomplish tasks. SIMmersion’s entirely new approach uses video simulations of people to train conversational skills. This novel game is now a finalist in the … Continue reading

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