It’s a “Code Blue” at the WVU Health Sciences Center as students train for cardiac arrest patients

It’s a “Code Blue” at the WVU Health Sciences Center as students train for cardiac arrest patients

Witness WVU Health Sciences students and local emergency services professionals perform a “Code Blue” emergency response to a simulated cardiac arrest situation as part of National Healthcare Simulation Week.

The event takes place Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 1 – 3:30 p.m. in the WVU Health Science Center North, Pylons.

WVU students will care for a mock patient using lifesaving skills developed through their education and practice at the WV STEPS Center – the university’s state-of-the-art simulation lab.

Healthcare Simulation Week, Sept. 17 – 21, celebrates global professionals who use simulation to improve the safety, effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare delivery.

WVU’s David and Jo Ann Shaw Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety (STEPS) Center delivers innovative inter-professional healthcare training.

To learn more, visit steps.wvu.edu, or call 304-293-7837.

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