Clinical Simulation Program Trains for Proper and Efficient Use of Personal Protective Equipment

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Madison, Wisconsin – UW Health Clinical Simulation Program has trained more than 1,400 physicians and staff on the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the past seven days. The training is designed to ensure that physicians and staff are following the latest guidelines for efficient and effective PPE use. The COVID-19 PPE training includes a combination of video and interactive instruction.

 

The UW Health Clinical Simulation Center is designed to provide realistic learning and training opportunities to prepare health care professionals for actual patient care situations.

 

Post-training survey results demonstrated staff confidence levels regarding safety increased significantly, from 3.53 to 4.7, on a five-point scale, with five being the most confident.

 

Also, Monday March 30 is National Doctors Day. Those who would like to submit a thank you note or a word of encouragement can do so through this online form. uwhealth.org/thankadoctor.

 

Watch How the Clinical Simulation Program is Educating Staff on the Use of PPE

 


Date Published: 03/30/2020

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