Western College of Veterinary Medicine
The BJ Hughes Centre for Clinical Learning skills lab uses the VSI Equine Colic/Palpation simulator to help students understand and translate information from their lectures and textbooks into a three-dimensional space. Check out the article here!
Dr. Gordon Krebs uses the Hereford Dystocia Simulator to demonstrate calf pulling during a difficult birth during a women’s calving clinic in Acme, Alberta.
At the University of Georgia, participants practice extracting a calf using the VSI Compact Dystocia model. Click on the link to view the article!
Agnes the cow is helping to educate visitors at the Canadian Western Agribition, demonstrating how veterinarians diagnose and assist live animal birthing. Visitors were able to experience what it’s like to birth a calf first-hand.
Each year Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, host a Vet-a-Visit day where attendees can learn about the veterinary profession and careers in veterinary medicine.
Get a look at the Clinical Simulation Center at WSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Our Equine Colic model and Hereford Dystocia model both make a cameo appearance!
Check out this great article highlighting some of the benefits students receive when they are able to practice various surgical, and non surgical, procedures on simulators prior to working on live animals.
Diana Ludwiczak is the creator of the ‘How I got into Veterinary School’ blog. A resource for vet students and pre-vet students, this blog contains information on available scholarships, a list of some of the accredited veterinary schools worldwide, and interviews from vet students and veterinarians.
VSI attended the 2017 NAVC Conference at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando Florida this past February.
Starting as a veterinary simulation exchange at Colorado State University in 2011, InVeST has grown into an international conference supporting the use of simulation in teaching by connecting researchers, developers and educational institutions. InVest has been held in the USA, Canada, St. Kitts and Germany. The 2017 conference was held in Pretoria, South Africa in April.
VSI attended the 2016 Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), the American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®), the Western Section of the American Society of Animal Science (WSASAS), and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS).
The APVMA is an organization that provides information and resources to prospective veterinary students in the United States, and to insight interest into the field. VSI Ltd. attended their 2014 annual symposium at Iowa State University.
Articles related to simulation and the use of our products around the globe
University of Calgary – Canada
- Equine Veterinary Simulators at U of C
- Showcasing Best Teaching Methods
- Teaching Equine Medicine with Simulators
- UVCM Students Learn Skills on Simulated Animals
- Simulators give Students the Inside Scoop
Iowa State University – USA
NC State University – USA
- Calving Management School’s a Success for a Second Year
- Calving Schools Provide Hands on Experience
- Kansas State Fair and their Birthing Simulator
- New Simulation Models for Hands on Training
- Bovine Simulator, Mootilda, Prepares Students for Difficult Procedures
University of Edinburgh – Scotland
University of Pretoria – South Africa
University of Vienna – Austria
Massey University – New Zealand
Freie Universität – Germany