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New Course: Central Line – ANES VR

New Course: Central Line – ANES VR

One of our newest courses, Central Line - ANES VR, utilizes virtual reality to teach students enrolled in the anesthesia bootcamp how to properly place central lines. Just like simulation, virtual reality can be a great tool to help train, educate, and improve the...

Xiangya Scholars visit WISER

Xiangya Scholars visit WISER

Through the collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and China's prestigious Central South University Xiangya School of Medicine, WISER was able to show visiting Xiangya Scholars a variety of procedures on our simulators and task trainers!...

WISER Promotes Safar Symposium and New Patient Safety Report

21st annual Safar Symposium successful

Thank you to all the amazing presenters, facilitators, and participants that made the 21st annual Safar Symposium a success! For those that joined us at WISER, we hope you enjoyed learning about the impact simulation-based healthcare programs have on patient safety....

WISER Spreads Patient Safety Solutions Globally 

WISER Spreads Patient Safety Solutions Globally 

Greetings Friends,   I hope this message finds you well. I have just returned from Sao Paulo, Brazil where I had the honor and pleasure to serve as the keynote speaker for the Latin American Congress of the Simulation Users’ Network (SUN). The enthusiasm and...

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WISER Promotes Safar Symposium and New Patient Safety Report

WISER Promotes Safar Symposium and New Patient Safety Report

 Every spring, the WISER team looks forward to hosting the annual Safar Symposium! The Safar Symposium gives us an opportunity to recognize leading work in the realm of healthcare and promote simulation-based education programs to support patient safety initiatives....

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Using IT Tools to Manage Manikin Maintenance 

Using IT Tools to Manage Manikin Maintenance 

At WISER, we have approximately 70 manikins across our main facility and 18 satellite locations. To ensure optimal performance and longevity, we aim to perform preventative maintenance (PM) on each manikin twice a year. Keeping track of all these tasks can be quite...

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