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SIUEM Presents Nursing Simulation to IMSH

January 16, 2018

Southern Illinois University Division of Emergency Medicine faculty Drs. Richard Austin, Jonathon dela Cruz and Jason Kegg along with resident Dr. Tyler Fulks and nurses Allison Helmerichs and Matthew Helmerichs presented their project entitled Emergency Nursing Orientation: Improve Patient Assessments Using Multidisciplinary Simulaton at the 2018 Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare in Los Angelese, California.  Their presentation showcased a unique approach to emergency nursing onboarding education utilizing simulation scenarios involving many different providers from the healthcare team inclduing nurses, patient care techs, residents and attending physicians.  These educational activities occured in collaboration with Memorial Medical Center and the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation.