Operating Room Simulation Lab

Location: Room CA 241 (view floor plan)

Designed and equipped to match a current operating room (OR), this space provides the surgical team with a venue to practice both routine procedures as well as the management of rare, intraoperative, unexpected events.

Users groups will include:

  • Anesthesiologists
  • Surgeons
  • Nurses
  • Anesthetic Assistants
  • Allied Health Clinicians

Equipment in this room includes an anesthesia machine, bedside ultrasound and ventilator.

Simulated scenarios will include:

  • Hypoxemia (low oxygen during surgery)
  • Massive blood loss
  • Cardiac events requiring surgery, such as an irregular heartbeat or heart attack
  • Malignant hyperpyrexia (a rare life-threatening clinical syndrome)
  • Unexpected drug reaction