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Published on September 20, 2012

Crozer’s New Simulation Laboratory to Host Free Educational Event and Open House for EMTs and Firefighters

The new Institute for Clinical Education, Simulation, Innovation and Safety (ICESIS) at Crozer-Chester Medical Center will offer two FREE presentations for EMS professionals and firefighters on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Visitors can also tour the new, state-of-the-art hospital simulation laboratory that provides hands-on clinical education and training to healthcare professionals and students. ICESIS is located in the East wing of the first floor of Crozer, One Medical Center Boulevard in Upland.

The event will feature presentations from EMS professionals and surgeons, as well as guided tours. The presentations have been approved for continuing education credits to both ALS and BLS levels. The schedule for the day’s events is as follows:

  • 8 to 10 a.m.: "Trauma: From EMS to the OR"

This presentation will examine how the actions taken in the field by EMS professionals have a direct effect on patient outcome.  It will compare patient assessment points used by EMTs and surgeons in the treatment of a multi-system trauma patient. Presented by Fran Hildwine, director of the Emergency Medical Services Training Institute, and Marcin Jankowski, D.O., Crozer trauma surgeon. The presentation has been approved for 2 hours of EMS continuing education credits.

  • 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: ICESIS open house and tours, plus light refreshments.
  • 1 p.m .to 2:30 p.m.: "Burn Treatment Center Advances and Case Studies"

This presentation will review the latest technologies being used at the Nathan Speare Regional Burn Treatment Center recently. The presentation has been approved for 1.5 hours of EMS continuing education credits.

  • 2:45 to 3:30 p.m.: ICESIS open house and tours, plus light refreshments

The presentations and open house are free, but registration is necessary. To register, visit here. You can also call (610) 447-6181 for more information and to register.

ABOUT ICESIS

The Institute for Clinical Education, Simulation, Innovation and Safety (ICESIS) at Crozer-Chester Medical Center is a state-of-the-art hospital simulation laboratory that provides hands-on clinical education and training to healthcare professionals and students. Through the use of advanced patient simulator mannequins, physicians, nurses, paramedics and other healthcare professionals can learn about a variety of potentially high-risk patient care scenarios in a safe environment. 

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