CSC staff member, Debra Yake, RN, along with Jennifer Fowler, EM Research Project Manager, offered attendees of Brighton's annual Smokin' Jazz & Barbecue Blues Festival a free lesson in Hands Only CPR (CPR without mouth-to-mouth resuscitation).
An Educational Equipment Grant was awarded to CSC-Towsley to support the upgrade of four Laparoscopic/Endoscopic Towers. This will include two HD Towers to support flexible (nasolaryngoscopy, EGD, colonoscopy) and rigid procedures (bronch, hysteroscopy, laparoscopy), two telepack towers, C-Mac laryngoscopy and associated equipment.
The Clinical Simulation Center (CSC) Research Committee is seeking proposals for up to three Research Grants. The proposals, due July 31, 2018, must apply best practices in simulation-based education for UME, GME, and other healthcare professionals
The Michigan Medicine Leadership team was the first to tour the new Clinical Simulation Center in Med Sci II in early December to see the five inpatient rooms that replicate rooms in University Hospital, C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, along with the various hi-fidelity adult, child and obstetric manikins.
In the journal, Surgery , Deborah Rooney, PhD, James Cooke MD and F. Jacob Seagull, PhD contribute a new article on choosing clinical simulators. Cooke and Rooney are also authors on another Surgery article examining simulation best practices in accredited institutions.
The UM “Create a Michigan Medicine Certification for Ventricular Assist Device Care” team recently awarded $100,000 by The Frankel Cardiovascular Center's CVC Innovation Challenge Prize includes the CSC's Deborah Rooney, PhD. Dr. Rooney's responsibilities on the project include providing guidance on research methods and assessment tool
Four projects were selected to advance simulation-based research. The projects represent a broad range of clinical specialties and are intended to improve patient outcomes and care at Michigan Medicine and beyond.
Dr. Skip Walton and his daughter, Dr. Meredith Walton, a recent U-M Medical School graduate, helped resuscitate David Beeler, III, 26, after he went into cardiac arrest at the LPGA Volvik Championship on May 27, 2017 in Ann Arbor.