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Learn how the Clinical Simulation Program supports the mission, vision and values of UW Health.

 

One of the most challenging aspects of training for health professionals is providing robust and realistic learning opportunities to prepare for actual patient care situations.

 

To address this educational need, UW Health has constructed a state-of-the-science clinical simulation facility with multidisciplinary facilities, resources and curriculum, and interdisciplinary capabilities.

 

American Society of Anesthesiologists Endorsed ProgramThe center offers educational opportunities for students, faculty and staff from University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, UW Medical Foundation, the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, departments across UW-Madison and the community.

 

Capable of conducting interdisciplinary health care scenarios, the new program brings together current simulation activities and ensures that UW Health takes advantage of the latest simulation techniques and technologies in this rapidly growing field of health professionals education.

 

The new center is located in the H6/1 module of the first floor of the Clinical Science Center (also known as UW Hospital and Clinics).

 

Simulationist of the Month

 

Dr. Pamela Andreatta

 

Pamela AndreattaDr. Pamela Andreatta is an associate professor and director of human performance research in medical and surgical education at the University of Minnesota Medical School, adjunct associate professor of surgical education at the University of Melbourne, and adjunct associate professor of medical education at Monash University.

 

She is an internationally recognized leader and expert human performance investigator responsible for over $22 million in research on six continents supporting the investigation and development of advanced instructional practices for high-precision clinical and surgical interventions, and innovative communication strategies that improve healthcare quality and safety.

 

Dr. Andreatta is the president of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, where she has served as a member of the board of directors for six years.

 

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Contact Information

For more information about the UW Health Clinical Simulation Program, contact:

Mary O’Connell
Program Manager
(608) 265-1047
Mary.O’Connell@uwmf.wisc.edu

Krystle K. Campbell
Administrative Assistant
(608) 265-1047
kcampbell3@uwhealth.org

 

 

 

Simulation Events

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) courses, July 18, August 29, September 26, October 17, December 5

 

 

 


Last updated: 06/18/2015
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