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

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.

TRIP Lab Awarded Million Dollar Grant to Study Adolescent Drivers

Driving Simulator 2 2 min 2 300x200Dr. Despina Stavrinos and the UAB Translational Research for Injury Prevention (TRIP) Laboratory have been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to extend their research on distracted driving. Read the full article here.

Ultrasound training prepares future physicians to provide better care

USAs 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.