The course is a full day of immersive simulation education. It has been designed to cater between 4 and 6 participants who will be facilitated by a minimum of 2 faculty members.
Participants will spend time being familiarized with the high-fidelity mannequin in the simulated environment before taking turns to manage realistic anesthesia-inspired critical events.
The simulated scenarios will focus on decision-making in the immediate management of hypoxemia and hypotension in the extended anesthesia workplace. In addition, it will also cover aspects of crisis and resource management including: communication and teamwork skills.
Participants may also be asked to participate in the scenarios as co-workers or other OR staff.
‘State-of-the-art’ audiovisual equipment is used to enhance the event debriefing which takes place after every simulated event.