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'Code Blue’ at the WVU Health Sciences Center as students train for cardiac arrest patients

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'Code Blue' is being hosted by WVU Medicine. 

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WHO: West Virginia University medical, nursing and pharmacy students and local emergency services professionals

WHAT: Code Blue – a simulated cardiac arrest situation as part of National Healthcare Simulation Week

WHEN: Tuesday (Sept. 18) 1 to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: WVU Health Science Center North, Pylons

Photo and Video opportunities:

1 to 1:30 p.m.
• EMS professionals transporting the manikin patient via ambulance

• Students performing lifesaving procedures on the manikin patient

• Students using augmented reality ultrasounds equipment

2 to 3:30 p.m.
Tours of the WV STEPS Simulation Center

More information:
Witness a live simulation where students and emergency responders will demonstrate caring for a patient suffering from cardiac arrest.

WVU students will care for a mock patient using lifesaving skills developed through their education and practice at the WV STEPS Center – the University’s state-of-the-art simulation lab.

Healthcare Simulation Week, Sept. 17–21, celebrates global professionals who use simulation to improve the safety, effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare delivery.

WVU’s David and Jo Ann Shaw Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety Center delivers innovative inter-professional healthcare training.



CONTACT: Cassie Thomas
WVU School of Medicine

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