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Critical Care Medicine Department

Clinical Simulation Service

Our department believes that high-quality Critical Care can only be provided through collaborative team-based care. Other than the bedside, the only way to practice this is through simulation-based education. We conduct weekly interprofessional crisis resource management simulations with our fellows, nurses and respiratory therapists. Fellows learn to be effective team leaders under stress and all of the members of the team practice their roles while incorporating effective closed-loop communication.

Simulation training assures staff of opportunities to perfect lifesaving techniques
Fellows work collaboratively on simulation exercises
Simulation experience prepares fellows to perform emergency procedures

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In addition, fellows have the opportunity to practice critical care procedures such as intubation, central line placement, pigtail placement and cricothyroidotomy on specialized task trainers in the CCMD Simulation Center.

Clinical Simulation Service

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Nancy Muldoon, RN
Program Manager
(301) 496-9320

Raj Matta, PA-C
Program Associate
(301) 496-9320

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This page last updated on 08/29/2018

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