Research is showing that communication between surgical team members is key to improving patient safety and quality outcomes. The Surgical Learning Center provides a realistic environment to train a multidisciplinary surgical team of:
Two mock operating rooms with programmable patient simulators offer full-immersion team training. Entire OR teams can safely rehearse decision-making skills as they respond to simulated clinical scenarios.
In addition to learning teamwork and communication skills, the teams better understand crew resource utilization and crisis management. For patients undergoing surgical procedures this:
During debriefing sessions following each training exercise, team members review their performance and critique their responses and decision-making skills.
The Center is also poised to train medical professionals to better respond to disasters and other emergencies.
For a current list of all the training programs available at the Center, call 248-898-5566.