As of 3/16/20 UAB Clinical Simulation/Office of Interprofessional Simulation for Innovative Clinical Practice is prioritizing training for COVID-19 to help minimize its spread and protect healthcare team members. In the interests of the health and safety of students, faculty, staff, and our community, all other simulation is on hiatus until we reassess. We are working via email, phone and/or video conferencing to meet essential needs and be prepared to start back up when possible. Specific questions regarding simulation events should be sent to simulation@uab.edu. You can stay up-to-date about Coronavirus by going to this website. In addition, we are posting PPE resources on UAB Medicine ONE and our website.

Simulation News


Simulating Simulation

BHS Online SimulationWhen in-person classes were canceled following the Covid-19 pandemic, inspired by Tele-Health, we rapidly converted BHS 610 Clinical Application and Simulation to a virtual platform. We were able to deliver a similar learning experience with online simulation utilizing Zoom.
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Best Practices in Online Simulation

ResourcesMany of us are currently faced with the challenge of transitioning our healthcare simulation sessions to an online environment. Colleagues from every healthcare profession around the country and around the world are facing the same issue. I would like to highlight four of these best practices that will help us when we deliver our simulation courses online.
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Free Online Training Resource through April 30

KognitoKognito, a virtual simulation company, is offering selected modules focusing on communication free of charge through April 30th.
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DOM Partners With OIPS to Deliver PPE Training

DOMIn collaboration with the UAB Office of Interprofessional Simulation for Innovative Clinical Practice (OIPS), the DOM trained 287 healthcare providers on the appropriate use of personal protective equipment this week.