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Mauritania Simulation Tour

December 21, 2019

On December 11, Interim Neurosurgery Chair, Dr Hadar and Neurosurgery Surgical Skills Lab Director Dr Quinsey visited our new global partners in Mauritania. The team met with the Minister if Health, officials at the US Embassy, and the Medical School … Continued

Spine Surgery Navigation Skills Lab

December 10, 2019

On December 9, 2019, Neurosurgeon, Dr. Deb Bhowmick, taught a course for residents and medical students that focused on the complexities of navigating the spine. Learners were able to experience open spine procedures, screw placement both manually and with navigation … Continued

EMS trains with simulators

November 30, 2019

On November 20th, Katelin Gandee, a writer for The Laurinburg Exchange, published an article on a recent training session taught by our UNC Air Care team. The Scotland County Emergency Medical Services team experienced “airway skills and scenarios to better … Continued

ASA Block Workshop 2019

October 30, 2019

The UNC Anesthesia Department had amazing representation at the American Society of Anesthesiologists annual scientific meeting Ambulatory Block Workshop. Members of the team included Dr Stuart Grant, Dr David Hardman, Dr Monika Nanda, Dr Jay Schoenherr, and Dr Sally Stander. The … Continued

ASA POCUS Workshop

October 24, 2019

The UNC Anesthesia Department had amazing representation at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual scientific meeting Point Of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Workshop. Members of the team included Dr Rob Isaak, Dr Lavinia Kolarczyk, Dr Ricardo Serrano, and Dr Emily … Continued

Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist Workshop

October 21, 2019

On October 20th, a team from the UNC Anesthesia Department put on a “Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist” workshop at the American Society of Anesthesiologists annual scientific meeting. You can read the paper on the family day events … Continued

Pediatric Simulation Facilitator Workshop

October 17, 2019

In preparation for the expanding pediatric services in Raleigh, a team of educators from NC Children’s underwent a Pediatric Simulation Facilitator Workshop on October 16th. Topics included running the simulators and debriefing simulations. Faculty for this event were Ms Lisa … Continued

Simulation Supports Global Health

September 22, 2019

Dr. Stephanie Woodward, UNC Anesthesia CA3 recently assisted Dr. Janey Phelps with teaching with simulation at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH), Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa. Dr. Phelps assisted the local team in establishing a simulation based patient safety program in 2016. You can … Continued

Swiman Earns CHSE

August 18, 2019

Ms. Anita M. Swiman earned her Certified Helathcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) credentials today. Ms. Swiman is a Simulation Training Specialist on the School of Medicine CSPSC team. As a simulationist at UNC, Swiman has played a critical role in the development of … Continued