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AEI Virtual Seminar Series

AEI Virtual Seminar Series logoThe ACS Accredited Education Institutes (AEI) Consortium is pleased to announce the formation of the AEI Virtual Seminar Series (VSS). This program has been developed by the Dissemination Committee of Educational Resources. (Learn more about the committee's members, vision, and mission).


Sim Centers' COVID-19 Responses on Inventive and Supporting Initiatives Implemented during Quarantines

May 2020

Speakers

Modifying Your Simulation Space to Accommodate Learners within COVID-19 Guidelines
Julie Hartman, DC, MS, Operations Manager, University of Iowa Health Care        

The Move to Virtual and Mixed-Reality at Rocky Vista University 2020
Susan Carter, MD, FACOG, FACS, Executive Director, Rocky Vista University          

A Menu of Simulation Innovations to Satisfy the COVID-19 Appetite (or Lack of)
Yue Ming Huang, EdD, MHS, FSSH, Associate Adjunct Professor, UCLA Simulation Center

Rapid Cycle Procedure Development for COVID 19 Using Simulation
David L. Rodgers, EdD, EMT-P, NRP, FAHA, Manager, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Moderators

Mark Aeder, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio  

Olivier Petinaux, MS, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL

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Simulation Training for COVID-19 Caregivers

April 2020

Speakers

Simultaneous Education and Testing of New Processes with Simulation in the COVID 19 Pandemic at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Elizabeth Sinz, MD, MEd, FCCM, FSSH; Director; Clinical Simulation Center

David L. Rodgers, EdD, EMT-P, NRP, FAHA; Manager; Interprofessional Learning and Simulation

How to Intubate and Extubate Patients who are COVID Positive or Unknown, but Still Needing Urgent Surgery at University of Toronto
Eric You-Ten PhD, MD, FRCPC; Associate Professor, Anesthesia, University of Toronto

How to Train for a Pandemic on Personal Protective Equipment use Using no Real Personal Protective Equipment at University of Wisconsin/Madison UW Health
Shannon DiMarco, BA, MSHS Candidate; Operations Director, UW Health Clinical Simulation Program

Moderators

Mark Aeder, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio
Ivan George, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Olivier Petinaux, MS, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL

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Making a Simulated Faceshield

Making a Simulated Mask

Contact Us

For questions, please contact Olivier Petinaux, MS, Senior Manager, Distance Education and E-Learning, ACS Division of Education, at opetinaux@facs.org.