The Office of Interprofessional Simulation for Innovative Clinical Practice 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.

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Simulation News

Code Blue in the OR Video

or code blue 360 snip09OIPS partnered with content experts and educators in both the Perioperative Division and the Department of Anesthesiology to determine how the "perfect code" in an operating room or procedural area at UAB should transpire.
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Patient Safety Awareness Week

IMG 8641 3Patient Safety Awareness Week is devoted to increasing awareness about patient safety among healthcare professionals and the public. As part of UAB's participation in Patient Safety Awareness week, OIPS partnered with Quality & Patient Safety to hold two activities on March 13th, focusing on improving patient safety. Read more ...

OIPS Team Attends International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare 2018

IMSH SmallThis January, OIPS team members travelled to Los Angeles to present UAB's innovative simulation work at the world's largest conference dedicated to healthcare simulation learning, research and scholarship.

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UAB 2018 Extracorporeal Life Support Symposium scheduled to take place Friday, February 16 and Saturday, February 17

UAB 2018 ECLS SymposiumThis two-day symposium will offer case-based management for current Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) indications through didactic sessions and practical application. In addition, immersive simulations will explore the diverse methods of treatment for ECLS in adult and pediatric patients. Please see the Symposium brochure for registration information and hotel reservations.