Orange County School Nurses Stop The Bleed

August 20, 2018

Earlier today our incredible trauma team visited with the school nurses for Orange County to teach them how to Stop The Bleed. In addition to training the nurses, this also served as an opportunity for several people to become “Stop … Continued

Yes, I Scan: Looking to the Future at AAPA 2018

June 10, 2018

On June 5th, Ms. Janelle Bludorn, PA-C published an article on Doximity entitled “Yes, I Scan: Looking to the Future at AAPA 2018”. Ms. Bludorn describes the inaugural “Yes, I Scan” event held at the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) national meeting. The … Continued

Second Annual Head & Neck Microvascular Course

June 5, 2018

The Department of Otolaryngology held their 2nd annual UNC Head and Neck Microvascular Course on June 2nd. This course is a one day skills program designed to provide hands-on experience using cadaver specimens aimed at the head and neck surgeons … Continued

UNCsim in Amsterdam

May 18, 2018

The 10th International Pediatric Simulation Symposia and Workshops were held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands this week. Drs Kim Blasius from Pediatric Anesthesia and Benny Joyner from Pediatrics attended to present the abstracts. Rutledge C, Joyner B, Zinkan L, Gaither S, … Continued

ENT Surgery upends the residency interview process

May 12, 2018

Jamie Williams of UNC Health Care published a news item entitled “UNC’s Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery upends the residency interview process”. The article describes a recent article published in The Laryngoscope, detailing two years of surgical simulations in residency … Continued

Tragedy of Miscommunication at End of Life

May 9, 2018

On May 8th the “Blending the Blues” collaborative held an interprofessional education (IPE) Faculty Development to Avoid the Tragedy of Miscommunication at End of Life at the Duke University School of Nursing. This incredible session involved learning about facilitating end … Continued

Chest Decompression: Tubes, Needles, and Emergencies

April 29, 2018

On April 27th, members of the Anesthesia UNCsim team held a “Chest Decompression: Tubes, Needles, and Emergencies” workshop with faculty from Duke, Phoenix Mayo, the University of Pittsburgh, and Wake Forest University at the Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium in Phoenix. Participants learned … Continued

MOCA® Simulations at SPA2018

April 25, 2018

The Society for Pediatric Anesthesia (SPA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently held their annual Pediatric Anesthesiology meeting from Mar 23 – 25, 2018 in Phoenix. A Maintenance of Certification in AnesthesiologyTM (MOCA®) course was held as part of … Continued