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

UAB Demonstrates Leadership in Simulation at International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare

IMSH 150UAB sent 29 faculty, staff, and students to the 19th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) which was held in San Antonio, Texas from January 27 – January 30. Attendees came from the SON, SOM, SHP, OIPS, and the Pediatric Simulation Center at Children’s of Alabama. IMSH is sponsored by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) which is the accrediting body for simulation centers around the globe. Read more ...

UAB School of Nursing Office of Clinical and Global Partnerships - Expanding collaboration in Jamaica

Sim in JJamaica07 webThe UAB School of Nursing Office of Clinical and Global Partnerships builds relationships, promotes collaboration and enhances educational opportunities beyond one building or campus, and has again expanded the School’s global footprint through a memorandum of understanding and two recently completed activities with the World Health Organization Collaborating Center at the University of West Indies — Mona Campus in Kingston, Jamaica.

Gardendale Freestanding Emergency Department Space Simulations

IMG 0692On Friday, December 14, the Office of Interprofessional Simulation partnered with leadership from the new Gardendale Freestanding Emergency Department to test patient flow processes through a “Day in the Life” simulation. Approximately 115 participants attended the simulation in various staff, patient, or observer roles designed to collect feedback and uncover any potential latent safety threats that may exist in the new space. Read more ...

Tennessee Simulation Alliance 2019 Simulation Conference

Tennessee Simulation AllianceRegistration is now open for the 2019 Tennessee Simulation Alliance Simulation Conference. The 2019 conference will be hosted in Knoxville, TN on March 28 and 29. Submit your abstracts here from January 1 - February 1. Click here to register for the conference.