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Spring 2024

Wheel Talk

UAB Mobile Sim Delivers Obstetric Emergency Training

UAB Mobile Simulation is a literal driving force in obstetric emergency education throughout rural Alabama. 

This past February, the mobile sim team visited J. Paul Jones Hospital and Cahaba Medical Care in Camden, Ala., as well as Greene County Hospital in Eutaw, Ala., to deliver simulation experiences focused on rapid labor, more commonly known as precipitous delivery. 

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Words on the Street

Russell Medical Celebrates Grand Opening of Sim Space

In a significant stride toward advancing health-care education, Russell Medical Center in Alexander City, Ala., celebrated the grand opening of its dedicated simulation space for learners, and UAB Mobile Simulation made a special trip to join in the February festivities.

“Simulation is an effective learning tool, as I have experienced first hand the use of the tools and success of our staff after the training provided,” said Allyson Garrett, R.N., education and employee health nurse with Russell Medical.   

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Mobile Sim, Regional Medical Center Partner for Code Blue Training

When it comes to authentic simulation experience, UAB Mobile Simulation delivers.

In March, the mobile sim team and Regional Medical Center of Central Alabama in Greenville, Ala., conducted an immersive simulation focused on Code Blue response.

This simulation, set within the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU), centered on a simulated cardiac arrest scenario, pushing health-care learners to their limits as they navigated its numerous complexities.

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Empathy in Action: Patient Care Experience at Lakeland

The UAB Mobile Simulation team, in collaboration with Lakeland Community Hospital in Haleyville, Ala., orchestrated a patient care experience simulation this past March.

The primary focus of the simulation was to immerse participants in the lived experiences of patients and their families. Through a series of conscientiously crafted scenarios, learners were confronted with the discomforts, communication barriers, and feelings of depersonalization that can be associated with hospitalization.

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Further Down the Road

Mercedees Willis, MSN, AGACNP-BC

Mobile Simulation Coordinator

A Glimpse into the Future

In the realm of health-care education, we believe that every person who cares for patients, regardless of location, should have access to high-quality training experiences. That's why we're thrilled to highlight the diverse opportunities for simulation participation available to you, wherever you may be.

Simulation has evolved far beyond traditional classroom settings, offering a myriad of benefits and possibilities. We're excited to offer additional resources aimed at enhancing your simulation experience and expanding your knowledge base.

You can find many resources on These supplemental resources offer targeted skill development and real-world scenario practice, enriching your training repertoire and preparing you for any challenge that comes your way.

We encourage you to explore these opportunities and integrate them into your learning and development journey. Whether you're a seasoned health-care professional seeking to refine your skills or a newcomer eager to expand your knowledge base, there's something for everyone to discover and benefit from.

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