UPMC’s WISER Director Dr. Paul Phrampus Shares Simulation Tips Through Video
Dr. Paul Phrampus, Medical Director for Patient Safety at UPMC and Director of their WISER Center, provided us with two recent videos tips covering gaining faculty support and increasing learner engagement for simulation. The WISER team regularly puts out these simulation in healthcare tutorial videos to help your program start and grow — all of which you can watch for free by subscribing to their youtube channel linked from their website. In the video shared below, Dr. Paul Phrampus demonstrates one way that the WISER Simulation Information Management System provides support to teaching faculty.
Other topics WISER has covered which you can find through their website include: A Day In the Life of a WISER Sim Specialist, Homemade PVC Camera Hangers, Faculty Success Through Collaboration, WISER Curriculum Development and Faculty Support, and Simulation Programs, Hospitals and Health Systems: Where is the organizational fit? Did you know that HealthySimulation.com has previously interviewed Paul for exclusive simulation strategies?
The Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation Education and Research (WISER) is a world class multidisciplinary training and research facility. WISER is an institute of the University of Pittsburgh with a mission to conduct research and training programs utilizing simulation based education to provide a safer environment for patients of the UPMC and its affiliates. A particular focus of the WISER simulation curriculum is patient safety involving all types of healthcare providers including students and practicing professionals such as physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and many others.
Gain more of such valuable tutorials through WISER’s courses:
- iSim Debriefing, Facilitation, and More
- Designing or Enhancing Your Simulation Center
- Facilitator Training Series: Introduction to – Facilitation and Debriefing
- Laerdal Simulation Installation and Programming
- How to Run a Successful Simulation Center
Lance Baily, BA, EMT-B, is the Founder & CEO of HealthySimulation.com, which he started while serving as the Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas to better connect the global medical simulation community. Lance also founded SimGHOSTS.org, the world’s only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting healthcare professionals operating healthcare simulation technologies. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” is available now.
Lance’s background includes operating simulation technologies for the LA Community College District, EMS fire fighting, Hollywood production, Rescue diving, and global travel. He lives with his wife Abigail in Las Vegas, Nevada.