Virtual Patient Encounters is a breakthrough in EMS education! Users can get real-world prehospital experience without leaving the classroom or home! The Virtual Patient Encounters learning triad a textbook, interactive patient simulation software, and a study guide that ties everything together offers a state-of-the-art tool for developing critical thinking skills. Users can apply what theyre learning in Mosbys Paramedic Textbook, Revised 3rd Edition on 15 virtual patients in a variety of prehospital environments. Its an incredible opportunity to make real patient care decisions in a safe environment! An extraordinary study guide that helps students take the knowledge they learn in Mosbys Paramedic Textbook, Revised 3rd Edition, and apply it to 15 complex patient care scenarios in a virtual prehospital setting promoting mastery of NSC competencies Utilizes interactive patient care simulation software, featuring scenario-setting videos, virtual assessment tools, treatment protocols, emergency drug information, intervention wizards, and more Serves as a bridge between the classroom and clinicals so students truly understand how theory applies to situations theyll face in the real world Presents realistic emerging conditions that are a direct result of students interventions Provides hands-on learning making it easy for audio, visual, and kinesthetic learners Offers students peace of mind preparing them for clinicals by removing the risk of harming real patients and building their confidence throughout the course Makes assessment of students easy instructors can gauge student comprehension and ability to think critically through study guide exercises and logs from the software Provides the opportunity for class discussion on the same patient - so the entire class can discuss learning points of each virtual patient and their outcomes.Sanders, Mick J. is the author of 'Virtual Patient Encounters for Mosby's Paramedic Textbook - Revised Reprint ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780323049344 and ISBN 0323049346.