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WakeMed Patient Safety House of Horrors

Today marked the fourth annual WakeMed Patient Safety House of Horrors where nursing staff can learn how to identify and prevent mistakes before they happen.  The Center for Innovative Learning staff, infection control, dietary, clinical analysis, and others helped stage mock food trays, nursing stations, patients in wheel chairs, and patients in beds using medical […]

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iStan Lives

Amar Patel is the manager of the WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning. You’re sitting in a conference watching yet another PowerPoint presentation when suddenly someone in the room collapses with a cardiac arrest.  This really happened yesterday to attendees at the Triangle Gaming Conference. During our presentation yesterday Dr. Graham Snyder, medical director of the […]

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From Simulation to Innovation

Last week it was announced that the WakeMed Medical Simulation Center was changing its name to the Center for Innovative Learning.  Amar Patel, manager of the Center for Innovative Learning, shares the reasoning behind this change. Since its inception, the Medical Simulation Center’s focus has always been to improve patient safety and quality outcomes. And, […]

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