The Office of Interprofessional Simulation is a joint venture between UAB health schools and the UAB Health System. The primary role of the Office is to support and track Interprofessional and other UAB health system simulation experiences. Support services include facilitator development courses and simulation administrative, educational, and technical expertise.
If you are interested further information about simulation, please contact the Office of Interprofessional Simulation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OIPS hosts Mini Medical School simulations as part of the 2017 University of Alabama Medical Alumni WeekendSee all the photos from the 2017 Medical Alumni Weekend here.
Interprofessional Simulation's Impact Highlighted in the UAB School of Health Professions Annual Report
The partership between UAB School of Health Professions and the UAB Office of Interprofessional Simulation and the impact of interprofessional simulation are highlighted in the UAB School of Health Profession's annual report. See the the full report here.Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), the international accrediting body for simulation organizations. The UAB Simulation Consortium sought and attained accreditation in all the following areas: core (required for all), teaching/education, systems integration, and research. Read more ... The University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital Emergency Department has acquired two high-tech simulators from the American Heart Association to enhance training for nurses and other emergency department staff on the fine points of proper cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Read the full article here.
Carlos A. Estrada, M.D., M.S., will begin the role of Associate Provost for Interprofessional Education and Director of the Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation (CIPES) on January 2, 2017. Read the full article here.Read more ...
UAB Medicine recently overhauled its policy on the placement and management of central venous lines (CVL), resulting in a sharp and immediate decline in central line-associated blood stream infections (CLABSI). Read the full article here.