Dr Peter Weinstock, director of the most respected medical simulation programme in the world, spent Thursday 1st July with Royal Brompton’s paediatric resuscitation team, also known as SPRinT.Dr Weinstock leads the simulation programme at the Children’s Hospital Boston in the US and is also assistant professor of anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School. He was invited..Read More
Members of Royal Brompton’s multi-disciplinary paediatric resuscitation team -SPRinT – hosted a simulation event this week, to raise awareness of its work among both staff and hospital visitors. SPRinT, which stands for Simulation in Paediatric Resuscitation Team Training, used simulation babies, crash trolleys and ventilation equipment to demonstrate how multi-disciplinary colleagues work together to resuscitate..Read More
Kumi de Costa presented the abstract Basic Simulation Training On a Paediatric Intensive Care Unit; Improvement Of Practitioners’ Confidence. at the 2nd International Paediatric Simulation Symposium and Workshops (IPSSW) Florence, Italy.
A voluntary commitment to undertake regular crisis resource management training using medical simulation was made by the Paediatric Intensive Care consultant team. A paediatric resuscitation team was formed consisting of Drs Margarita Burmester and Meredith Allen and Nurse Educators Kumi de Costa and Jennifer Armstrong. A series of 10 scenarios were constructed from adverse events that had occurred on PICU or..Read More