Virtual GTA Review Session at West Virginia University

During this time of crisis and programmatic shut downs, many programs and Universities are exploring the possibilities of virtual GTA and MUTA labs to meet student curriculum requirements. This is a difficult prospect. At its core, the intention of GTA MUTA programming is to create safe space where learners can participate in a live, hands-on […]

Need for a GTA MUTA Organization Specific to Professionals in the Field

Clinical Skills exam room

IGMA, the International GTA MUTA Association is a new organization in the field of simulation. The Association of Standardized Patient Educators, ASPE, is an organization dedicated to live patient simulation. The Society of Simulation in Healthcare, SSH, is an organization that supports the advancement of simulation in health care with a focus on the technology […]

Announcing the formation of IGMA, the International GTA MUTA Association

Gynecologic Teaching Associate providing instruction to female learner

It is finally here! Years in the making, but the International GTA MUTA Association is open and ready for membership. IGMA is the official association for professionals working in the field of GTA MUTA programming. Akin to sister simulation organizations such as SSIH, AMEE and ASPE, IGMA will provide those working in the field of […]

CPR Directors Slated for Five Presentations at IAFN Conference This Week

Managing Director Richard Clafin and Director of Curriculum Development Samm Maloney

This week, Clinical Practice Resources Director, Richard Claflin, and Executive Director, Isle Polonko, as well as Samm Maloney, Curriculum Development Director, will present 5 different workshops on use of GTA and MUTA methodology in sexual assault forensic evidence training for SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) and SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner) programming. The IAFN, International […]

News Article by Clinical Practice Resources GTA, Alithea Howes

Alithea Howes, with backdrop of the New York City skyline

Gynecologic Teaching Associates (GTAs) come from all walks of life. They are artists, actors, musicians, social workers, teachers, medical professionals, fire eaters, …yes I said fire eaters!..), and everything in between.  So, literally, all walks of life.  They bring their personalities to the work as well as their dedication and their talent.  One such talented […]