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
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.
About WVU STEPS:
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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