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ed upon “learning by doing.” In addition to the hands-on clinical opportunities which ignite many insightful discussions related to clinical diagnosis and management, STRATUS also emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication in the healthcare environment. Courses specifically designed for team

Team Training, and Obstetrical Team Training are all examples of curricula designed specifically for maximizing teamwork. The curricula for these programs are created around a specialty-specific scenario, however, the focus of the debriefing is the same: communication, leadership, teamwork, safety, and outcomes.

“The curricula for these programs are created around a specialty-specific scenario, however, the focus of the debriefing is the same: communication, leadership, teamwork, safety, and outcomes.” training have shown to improve outcomes and provide learners with experience in high acuity, yet infrequent, scenarios. Code Team Training, Trauma

STRATUS is available to every department throughout the hospital and provides each specialty with specific simulation-based training and educational opportunities. The learning community at STRATUS includes doctors, nurses, therapists, paramedics, and technicians. The future of STRATUS is focused around its learners by providing clinicians with the unique opportunity to improve performance – at the clin-

o f C y b e r P s y c h o l o g y , Tr a i n i n g & R e h a b i l i t a t i o n

Figure 2 (top): Trauma team members work together to save a life ... in simulation. Figure 3: Students interested in medical careers participate in emergency code training, practicing basic and advanced life support skills.

ic, by the bedside, in the operating room, and during an emergency – where it matters most, and where patient safety is top priority.

[ ] Nicole Kissane, M.D. Charles Pozner, M.D. STRATUS Center of Medical Simulation Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts nkissane@partners.org

CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation, Issue 4 (4), Winter 2011.  

CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation Magazine (C&R), the official voice of the International Association of CyberPsychology, Training & Rehabilitat...

CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation, Issue 4 (4), Winter 2011.  

CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation Magazine (C&R), the official voice of the International Association of CyberPsychology, Training & Rehabilitat...

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