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New SIMTEC Research Publication now in Print

By |2019-03-07T21:15:26-08:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

The influence of organizational support on the life course of trauma in emergency responders from British Columbia I am very pleased to announce that another paper resulting from the research conducted on the SIMTEC project has just been published. This paper should be of great interest to all first responders (abstract below). I would like to [...]

The Importance of Reunification of Rescuers and Survivors – A New Video Addition to the SIMTEC Toolbox

By |2019-03-12T23:41:23-07:00April 23rd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|

Submitted by lpearce on Sat, 04/23/2016 - 00:43 I am very pleased to announce that we have just added a new video to our SIMTEC Toolbox. While the funding for the project has ended, we are still in the midst of working on papers and associated projects. One finding that emerged from our work on Target [...]

New Additions to the SIMTEC Toolbox!

By |2019-03-12T23:43:36-07:00July 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|

Submitted by lpearce on Fri, 07/17/2015 - 17:02 We are very pleased to announce the release of several new SIMTEC materials that are ready for you to review and download. 1. We have just completed the Canadian Family Physicians' Guide to Mass Casualty Incidents (available in both English and French) to complement the previously uploaded BC [...]

SIMTEC Toolbox Now Available

By |2019-03-12T23:44:37-07:00May 21st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|

Submitted by lpearce on Thu, 05/21/2015 - 12:53 Please check out our SIMTEC Toolbox which provides easy access to a number of our available tools, including: 1. Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) - Training Video on Donning and Doffing PPE 2. The BC Family Physicians' Guide to Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) - bilingual copies of a guide [...]

Exercise Target Red is now available!!

By |2019-03-12T23:45:58-07:00March 3rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|

Submitted by cmoran on Tue, 03/03/2015 - 14:52 Lessening the psychological and emotional trauma of a mass-casualty event like a bombing, airplane crash or a natural disaster is the purpose of a new training program developed at the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC). JIBC’s Simulation Training Exercise Collaboratory (SIMTEC) Project has launched a free, immersive, [...]

Exercise Outbreak Orange Now Released!

By |2019-03-25T18:55:16-07:00January 29th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|

The SIMTEC Research Team is proud to announce the release of Exercise Outbreak Orange. Pandemics and disease outbreaks continue to impact countries throughout the developed and developing world. Currently, Canada is experiencing the threat from Ebola and Avian Flu. Experience with SARS and other outbreaks has demonstrated that patients, their family and friends, and the larger [...]

Personal Protection Equipment Awareness and Training Videos are Now Available!

By |2019-03-25T18:56:32-07:00January 7th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|

The SIMTEC Project is proud to present awareness and training videos for basic decontamination and management of chemically contaminated patients. The videos are applicable to any emergency responder, first receiver or volunteers required to wear PPE. Although similar principles apply for persons who have been affected with biological and radiological contamination this training video is primarily [...]

Exercise Green Cloud Presentation Nov. 17, 2014 from 1200 to 1300 hrs at JIBC

By |2019-03-25T18:59:36-07:00March 5th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorised|

On Monday, November 17th, from 1200 to 1300, the SIMTEC Project will present Exercise Green Cloud in the JIBC Theatre (main level) located at 715 McBride Boulevard, New Westminster, BC, Canada, V3L 5T4. Exercise Green Cloud, and its Self-Care Decontamination Protocols, are based on a simulated Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) event. The SIMTEC [...]