CPR Executive Director to Speak at International Forensic Nursing Conference

Isle Polonko, Executive Director

This week, August 5th through the 9th, the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais in Brazil in conjunction with SOBEF, the Brazilian Society of Forensic Nursing is to host their first conference on forensic nursing. It is an honor for Ms. Polonko to have been asked to speak on the use of Gynecologic Teaching Associates […]

CPR Executive Director Interviewed for SOBEF on Instagram Live

In May of 2019, Isle Polonko, Executive Director of Clinical Practice Resources for Training and Education, traveled to Aracaju, Brazil with colleague and SANE Program Director, Eileen Allen. The purpose of the trip was to set up the first ever Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program and the first ever Forensic Gynecologic Teaching Associate Program in […]

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 […]