Bobbie Merica is the owner of Moulage Concepts Inc., a medical-trauma moulage company and author of several moulage training books specific to the simulation communities including “Medical Moulage – How to Make Your Simulations Come Alive.” Upon discovering the absence of Moulage specific to a clinical/hospital setting, she designed and developed the first of a series of 3D clinical wounds that can be triaged, sutured, debrided and drained in addition to medical & trauma moulage kits, workshops and wound development specialized to the MCI, clinical, pre-hospital, military, pandemic and veterinary simulation communities.
Mrs. Merica is a contributing author at:
EMSWorld magazine, “Wound of the Month” Trauma Moulage specialized to the pre-hospital communities
“Bridging the Gap in Simulation – A Collaboration of Experts” a free Medical Moulage Tutorial Blog (available at www.moulageconcepts.com)
Technologies Specialist Advisory Board member
Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program (HSEEP) certified.
Simulation Technician Job Description & Curriculum Consultant Committee Member – a State and Federally recognized job description for the California Health Workforce Initiative agency tasked with developing and supporting California’s many higher education institutions with healthcare related content including: new career markets for education, course curriculum, and staffing resources.
Collaborated on position development with a diverse team of IT, healthcare and training simulation specialists from California higher educational institutions over a three-day period.
Collaborated in design and development of, skill sets and positioning of “Simulation Technology Specialist” into the simulation community.
Document available at: http://www.healthoccupations.org/dacum.cfm
She is currently working on her newest book, “Veterinary Moulage – How to Make Your Simulations Come Alive.”
Bobbie began her career in simulation as a Medical Technologist in 2004 before moving into a Simulation Consultant position in 2007. This unique perspective has allowed her the opportunity to fully understand the complexities of creating authentic training scenarios specialized to the simulation community with consideration to the challenges of working with both simulator and standardized patients under time and budgetary constraints.