HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
LSUHSC innovation in patient safety training to improve surgical outcomes

New OrleansOn Wednesday, August 17, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. in the Isidore Cohn Learning Center on the campus of Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, a surgical team comprising surgery residents, anesthesiologists, circulating nurses, nurse anesthesia students, and medical students, will be thrown into a scenario where their patient develops a potentially fatal cardiac arrhythmia during a gallbladder operation. Other crises may occur as well, depending upon how the surgical team performs. Through a peerless combination and adaptation of the most sophisticated medical simulation and virtual technology developed to date, faculty at LSU Health Sciences Center (LSUHSC) in New Orleans are now training future generations of medical professionals to anticipate and avoid medical errors. To our knowledge, there is not another set-up like it anywhere in the United States. While other universities are using simulators and still others are doing mock training exercises, there is not another program that has connected independent technologies to relate laparoscopic surgery to a "live patient" in an environment with the look, feel, and function of a real minimally invasive operating theater.

Through industry partnerships, LSUHSC faculty have equipped a minimally invasive operating room with new-era lights, monitors, and cameras, and a fully responsive human patient simulator that faculty program to physiologically respond just like a patient undergoing surgery performed with a virtual reality laparoscopic surgery simulator. A quad split screen monitor displaying the OR activity, vital signs, the surgical field, and the scenario allows not only the surgical team to check information, but those immediately outside the virtual OR as well those in a large adjacent conferencing facility can monitor and also learn from the case.

Satellite capability will permit broadcast to remote locations as well.

Taking off on the airline industry's con
'"/>

Contact: Leslie Capo
lcapo@lsuhsc.edu
504-568-4806
Louisiana State University Health Science Center
5-Aug-2005


Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. LSUHSC awarded designation resulting in improved patient safety and outcomes
2. LSUHSC public health documents unmet health needs of Katrina-displaced
3. How innovation drives our economy set for June 5 at UD
4. World-leading innovation in child-allergy detection
5. Rush University Simulation Laboratory honored for innovation
6. Binghamton University researchers ready nanotechnology innovations for market
7. Plastic surgery reflects on its past; Highlights innovations for the future of the specialty
8. Karolinska Institutet prize for innovations in medical pedagogics
9. OSA Frontiers in Optics annual meeting celebrates 90th anniversary of innovation in optics
10. Research team sweeps the board with intensive care innovations
11. Refinements and innovations enhance safety, effectiveness

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/16/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Atlanta-based incentive company Incentive Solutions ... accessibility industry, BraunAbility . Incentive Solutions will provide BraunAbility a debit card ... this new incentive plan, BraunAbility plans to continue their tradition of excelling in ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... , ... January 16, 2017 , ... ... the Aesthetic Surgery Journal , the official journal of The American Society ... lower eyelid retraction surgery. The procedure is designed to correct drooping, retracted lower ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 16, 2017 , ... San Francisco ... iTero Element, the latest in 3-D scanning device which is capable of taking digital ... latest advances in dentistry, such as CAD CAM restorations , in terms of ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... ... January 15, 2017 , ... In this role, Courtney will be ... for the asthma & allergy friendly mark. This certification program was created by ASL ... consumer products to be more suitable for the 60+ million people living in the ...
(Date:1/15/2017)... ... January 15, 2017 , ... Accreditation Commission for Health Care ... specialty care services. Albertsons Companies is the largest national food and drug ... patients. , Accreditation by ACHC reflects Albertsons Companies’ dedication and commitment to meeting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/16/2017)... and PUNE, India , January 16, ... report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Sterilization Technologies ... and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022," the global sterilization technologies market ... $5,768 million in 2015, growing at a CAGR of ... sterilization segment dominated the market in 2015, with more ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... and PUNE, India , January 16, 2017 ... Market by Type - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014 - 2022," ... reach $4,531 million by 2022, registering a CAGR of 6.42% during the forecast ... one-third share of the global volume in 2015. ... ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... BRIDGEWATER, N.J. , Jan. 16, 2017   Linde ... substantially all of the assets and business of The Service ... respiratory equipment repair services to healthcare providers in the Midwest ... in Broadview, Illinois , The Service Center ... and Greenville, South Carolina . Its primary ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: