Simulation In Anesthesia

Simulation In Anesthesia

By Christopher J. Gallagher, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology; Medical Director, Simulation Laboratory, University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL; and S. Barry Issenberg, MD, Assistant Dean and Director, Education Research and Technology, Center for Research in Medical Education, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fl


1. What is a simulator ? a clinical checklist or a theater?

2. How an anesthesia simulation is done

3. Simulation equipment

4. Simulation scenarios

5. Behavioral issues

6. Attendance and scheduling issues

7. What other disciplines should we work with?

8. Clinical lessons learned from simulation

9. The great debate

10. Bibliography