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.

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Simulation News

Ultrasound training prepares future physicians to provide better care

As ultrasound technology becomes more prevalent and useful for patient care, UAB faculty and clinicians are teaching a new generation of caregivers about its use. Read the full story.

A Quality Patient Environment Goes Beyond Blueprints

The Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital is now open, and the Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Podiatry, and Rheumatology clinics are settling into their locations. To confirm that processes and staff were prepared for any potential medical emergencies, the Office of Interprofessional Simulation for Innovative Clinical Practice (OIPS) planned interactive simulations designed to smooth the transition to the new facility. Read the full story.

UAB trauma service brings Stop the Bleed training to Homewood High School

The Stop the Bleed campaign aims to provide the general public with the knowledge and tools to respond quickly in the event of an emergency, even before trained professionals can arrive. Read the full story here.

Learning Social Work Skills From Simulations

UAB's Laurel Iverson Hitchcock, PhD, MPH, LICSW, PIP discusses "Learning Social Work Skills From Simulations" in Social Work Today. Read the full story on Social Work Today

Summer program builds ‘culture of health’

This summer there are 73 college students participating in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP). Read the full story here.

UAB Simulation Consortium hosting SSH and INACSL Regional Workshop

The UAB Simulation Corsortium is hosting a Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) and International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Regional Workshop on September 23, 2017 at the Bradley Lecture Center. For more details and registration information please click here.

UAB Medicine Quality and Patient Safety Annual Report 2016

View UAB Medicine's Quality and Patient Safety Annual Report for 2016 here.