268A2733UAB sent 29 faculty and staff to the 20th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) which was held in San Diego, CA from January 19 – January 22. Attendees came from the SON, SOM, SHP, SOD, OSPE, UAB Clinical Simulation / OIPS, and the Pediatric Simulation Center at Children’s of Alabama (COA).

Alda Center LHCThe Lister Hill Center for Health Policy is sponsoring two Alda Center events next month in partership with the Graduate School and OIPS. On February 12, experts from the Alda Center for Communicating Science and Stony Brook University will hold two sessions at the UAB Alumni House. Read more to register.

UAB Medicine 2019 highlights include more that 35,000 hours of caregiver simulation training. Click here to see all of the UAB Medicine 2019 highlights
Debriefing feedback offered by OIPS was introduced in the October 2019 OIPS Newsletter. Feedback is given using the OIPS Debriefing Feedback Form (DFF) and is supported by the Debriefing Assessment for Simulation In healthcare (DASH). In the upcoming OIPS newsletters the DASH and the supporting elements of the DASH will be introduced and discussed. Each element helps assess a debriefing behavior. In this issue of the OIPS Newsletter Element 1 will be highlighted.

268A1935Building on the excitement surrounding last year's incident command system simulation, undergraduate students in public health joined the MSHA students in disaster response to make this an interprofessional event.

268A1322On Monday, September 30, UAB Clinical Simulation and the Center for Patient Flow hosted the Z-bed Optimization Tabletop Sim. In order to increase capacity for our patients, Z-beds or virtual beds are being considered at UAB.