Sim Center

The Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall is proud to partner with the Indiana University School of Medicine as well as the Indiana University School of Nursing for ongoing research studies. We are also proud to partner with other external physicians and researchers. For more information about partnering with us for a research study please call 317.963.7600 or email simulationcenter@iuhealth.org.

Chris Weidman

Congrats to Chris Weidman, Simulation Specialist, for his award winning abstract presentation at the 2016 SimGHOSTS Symposium, "Post Simulation Surveys Using a QR Code."

Karen Schroedle

Congrats to Karen Schroedle, SP Educator, on her award of Honorable Mention at the 2016 Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) Annual Meeting for her abstract presentation, "An Interprofessional Chaplaincy Simulated Patient Event on Breaking Bad News."

Scholarship Recipients

Chris Weidman

Congrats to Chris Weidman, Simulation Specialist, for his award winning abstract presentation at the 2016 SimGHOSTS Symposium, "Post Simulation Surveys Using a QR Code."

Karen Schroedle

Congrats to Karen Schroedle, SP Educator, on her award of Honorable Mention at the 2016 Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) Annual Meeting for her abstract presentation, "An Interprofessional Chaplaincy Simulated Patient Event on Breaking Bad News."

The mission of the Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall includes participation in research to advance healthcare simulation, education, and ultimately patient care. We have and continue to participate in single and multi-center investigational trials, to include the following:

  • AHRQ R18 Grant Funded LEADS Project
  • IUH Values Grant for Funded IU Talk Study
  • IUH Values Grant for Education Funded Ultrasound Study
  • IU Emergency Medicine Advocacy Grant Funded Socio-economic Bias Study

Current Research

The mission of the Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall includes participation in research to advance healthcare simulation, education, and ultimately patient care. We have and continue to participate in single and multi-center investigational trials, to include the following:

  • AHRQ R18 Grant Funded LEADS Project
  • IUH Values Grant for Funded IU Talk Study
  • IUH Values Grant for Education Funded Ultrasound Study
  • IU Emergency Medicine Advocacy Grant Funded Socio-economic Bias Study
  • Stevens A, Turner J, Meyer C, Soultz M, Bell L, Cooper D. Evaluation of a Paramedic Student Patient Hand-off Curriculum Using Simulation. International Paramedic Practice. Accepted for publication 5/2016.
  • Saavedra H, Turner J, Cooper D. Use of Simulation to Improve the Comfort of Pediatric Residents Managing Critically Ill Emergency Department Patients. Pediatric Emergency Care. Accepted for publication 1/2016.
  • Turner J, Ellender T, Okonkwo E, Stepsis T, Stevens A, Eddy C, Sembroski E, Perkins A, Cooper D. Cross-over study of novice intubators performing endotracheal intubation in an upright versus supine position. International Emergency Medicine. 2016 June 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Drew J, Turner J, Mugele J, Hasty G, Duncan T, Zaiser R, Cooper D. Beating the Spread: Developing a Simulation Analog for Contagious Body Fluids. Simulation in Healthcare. Apr;11(2):100-5. 2016.
  • Turner J, Drew J, Mugele J, Duncan T, Blickendorf R, Cooper D. R2 Emergency Medicine Multipatient Simulation. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015. Available from: www.mededportal.org/pu...
  • Turner J, Wilbur L, Kirschner J, Knopp J, Rodgers K, Cooper D. Third Year Emergency Medicine Multiple-patient Simulation. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2014. Available from: www.mededportal.org/pu...
  • Dwyer, J. Implementing Clinical Simulations in the Clinical Practice Arena in NLN & Lippincott, Concepts, Trends Possibilities for Using Clinical Simulations in Nursing Education, Ed. Dr. Pam Jeffries, 2014
  • Durham C, Dwyer, J. QSEN Patient Safety Module, Patient Safety: Our intent is to do no harm - so why do errors happen? 2012
  • Cooper D, Wilson A, Huffman G, Humbert A. Medical students’ perception of residents as teachers: Comparing effectiveness of residents and faculty during simulation debriefings. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 4: 486-489, 2012.
  • Collins M, Cooper D. Emergency Medicine Simulation Case: Septic Shock in the Geriatric Patient. MedEdPORTAL; May 2011. Available from: www.mededportal.org/pu...

Publications

  • Stevens A, Turner J, Meyer C, Soultz M, Bell L, Cooper D. Evaluation of a Paramedic Student Patient Hand-off Curriculum Using Simulation. International Paramedic Practice. Accepted for publication 5/2016.
  • Saavedra H, Turner J, Cooper D. Use of Simulation to Improve the Comfort of Pediatric Residents Managing Critically Ill Emergency Department Patients. Pediatric Emergency Care. Accepted for publication 1/2016.
  • Turner J, Ellender T, Okonkwo E, Stepsis T, Stevens A, Eddy C, Sembroski E, Perkins A, Cooper D. Cross-over study of novice intubators performing endotracheal intubation in an upright versus supine position. International Emergency Medicine. 2016 June 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Drew J, Turner J, Mugele J, Hasty G, Duncan T, Zaiser R, Cooper D. Beating the Spread: Developing a Simulation Analog for Contagious Body Fluids. Simulation in Healthcare. Apr;11(2):100-5. 2016.
  • Turner J, Drew J, Mugele J, Duncan T, Blickendorf R, Cooper D. R2 Emergency Medicine Multipatient Simulation. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2015. Available from: www.mededportal.org/pu...
  • Turner J, Wilbur L, Kirschner J, Knopp J, Rodgers K, Cooper D. Third Year Emergency Medicine Multiple-patient Simulation. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2014. Available from: www.mededportal.org/pu...
  • Dwyer, J. Implementing Clinical Simulations in the Clinical Practice Arena in NLN & Lippincott, Concepts, Trends Possibilities for Using Clinical Simulations in Nursing Education, Ed. Dr. Pam Jeffries, 2014
  • Durham C, Dwyer, J. QSEN Patient Safety Module, Patient Safety: Our intent is to do no harm - so why do errors happen? 2012
  • Cooper D, Wilson A, Huffman G, Humbert A. Medical students’ perception of residents as teachers: Comparing effectiveness of residents and faculty during simulation debriefings. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 4: 486-489, 2012.
  • Collins M, Cooper D. Emergency Medicine Simulation Case: Septic Shock in the Geriatric Patient. MedEdPORTAL; May 2011. Available from: www.mededportal.org/pu...

2016 Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists (SimGHOSTS) Symposium

Weidman. Post Simulation Surveys Using a QR Code. (Abstract)

2016 Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) Annual Conference

Schroedle. An Interprofessional Chaplaincy Simulated Patient Event on Breaking Bad News. (Abstract)

2016 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH)

  • Turner, Cooper, Hasty. Create a Multiple Patient Simulation Scenario. (Didactic)
  • Grande, Byrne, Cooper, Hasty, Mayer, Wetzel. Developing the Perfect Embedded Participant. (Workshop)
  • Cooper, Byrne, Dwyer, Hasty, Poore, Stephenson, Turner. Develop an Interprofessional Faculty Development Series. (Panel)
  • Drew, Mugele, Turner, Hasty, Mays, Duncan, Blickendorf, Cooper. Novel Use of Ultraviolet Tracer Contagion and the Effect of Personal Protective Equipment on Spread: A Feasibility Study. (Abstract)
  • Turner, Cooper, McIntosh, Wilbur, Rodgers. Mapping Emergency Medicine Milestones to an Existing Simulation Curriculum. (Abstract)
  • Avera, Hasty, Cooper. Difficult Airway: Simulating a Massive GI Bleed. (Abstract)
  • Cooper, Hasty. Simulation Elective for Senior Medical Students. (Abstract)

Presentations

2016 Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists (SimGHOSTS) Symposium

Weidman. Post Simulation Surveys Using a QR Code. (Abstract)

2016 Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE) Annual Conference

Schroedle. An Interprofessional Chaplaincy Simulated Patient Event on Breaking Bad News. (Abstract)

2016 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH)

  • Turner, Cooper, Hasty. Create a Multiple Patient Simulation Scenario. (Didactic)
  • Grande, Byrne, Cooper, Hasty, Mayer, Wetzel. Developing the Perfect Embedded Participant. (Workshop)
  • Cooper, Byrne, Dwyer, Hasty, Poore, Stephenson, Turner. Develop an Interprofessional Faculty Development Series. (Panel)
  • Drew, Mugele, Turner, Hasty, Mays, Duncan, Blickendorf, Cooper. Novel Use of Ultraviolet Tracer Contagion and the Effect of Personal Protective Equipment on Spread: A Feasibility Study. (Abstract)
  • Turner, Cooper, McIntosh, Wilbur, Rodgers. Mapping Emergency Medicine Milestones to an Existing Simulation Curriculum. (Abstract)
  • Avera, Hasty, Cooper. Difficult Airway: Simulating a Massive GI Bleed. (Abstract)
  • Cooper, Hasty. Simulation Elective for Senior Medical Students. (Abstract)