2014 SimOps Journal Club
This quarterly webinar will be dedicated to advancing the education and industry of Simulation Operations and Administrative personnel.
Next event: July 10th 2014
2014 SimOps Meeting
SSH Sim Ops:Connecting Technology, Colleagues and Careers
July 11 & 12 2014
Complete your MOCA requirements at WISER.
Classes are filling up!
Take your simulation training to the next level with the iSIM (Improving Simulation Instructional Methods) course.
Take a class in Pittsburgh, Miami or Honolulu, or we can bring iSIM to your center.
BLS and ACLS
Get your required BLS or ACLS certification at WISER.
These two part self-paced courses consist of a web-based didactic portion and a practical skills test with a computer assisted manikin.
This program can be customized to your specific needs.
Meet with WISER staff members and subject matter experts. Observe classes and participate in hands-on activities.
The Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER) is a world class multidisciplinary training and research facility. WISER is an institute of the University of Pittsburgh with a mission to conduct research and training programs utilizing simulation based education to provide a safer environment for patients of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and its affiliates.
Take your simulation training to the next level!
SSH Sim Ops Pittsburgh 2014
This year, WISER was chosen to host the 2014 Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Sim Ops Conference on July 11th and 12th. ... more
WISER develops mobile headwall unit
The WISER operations team recently developed a mobile headwall unit. The unit was created in response to the need for a headwall ... more
WISER Hosts Surgical Workshop
WISER hosted a component of UPMC's "2014 Minimally Invasive Approaches to the Management of Achalasia and Other Benign Esophageal Disorders" course ... more
WISER Leadership Authors Book Chapter
Dr. Paul Phrampus, WISER Director, and John O'Donnell, CRNA, MSN, DrPH, Associate Director, Nursing Programs at WISER, recently authored a chapter on ... more
WISER hosts Day 2 of Safar Symposium
The second day of the 12th Annual Safar Symposium was held at WISER on Thursday, May 22nd, 2014. The focus of this year's simulation portion ... more
WISER Introduces Local School to Simulation
Recently, WISER was invited to the Mars Area High School where 10th, 11th and 12th grade Anatomy and Physiology and AP Biology students experienced simulation first hand ... more
WISER Welcomes Medical School Alumni Reunion Tour
As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, WISER participated in the annual Medical School Alumni Reunion Weekend which took place May 15th-19th 2014 ... more
WISER's CHP Satellite Faculty Abstract Wins Awards
An abstract submitted by Children's Hospital WISER Satellite facility recently won several awards. "Embedding Patient Simulation in a Pediatric Cardiology Rotation ... more
Two Nurses From KK Women's Hospital Visit WISER
Two nurse educators from KK Women's and Children's Hospital in Singapore recently completed a two week Preceptor Program at WISER ... more
WISER hosts first SimOps Journal Club
WISER and Summa Health Virtual Care Simulation Lab hosted the first SimOps Journal Club on April 10, 2014. These webinars are dedicated ... more
WISER introduces new Sim Specialists
WISER welcomes Clinton Clegg and Martin "Marty" Mayer to the Simulation Specialists team. ... more
WISER to host First Regional SimOPs Symposium
WISER will be hosting the first Regional SimOPs Symposium on July 11-12, 2014. The symposium is presented by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare ... more
WISER at 2014 IMSH
The Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) announces record attendance at the 14th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) held January 25-29, 2014 ... more
WISER Partners with Leading Centers for SimOps Journal Club
SimOps Journal Club is sponsored by the WISER Simulation Center, SUMMA Health System Virtual Care Simulation Lab and the Gordon Center for Research and Medical Education. ... more
Upcoming 2014 IMSH
WISER will again be in attendance of the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare from January 27-29, 2014 in San Francisco, California. ... more
New Preceptors from Tokyo Healthcare University
WISER is pleased to have welcomed individuals from Tokyo Healthcare University. Visiting WISER were Dr. Kazuhiko Yamashita, Kaori Kusuda and Yuta Funayama. ... more
Cardiothoracic Surgery Course starting this month
WISER debuted a new surgical simulation course this week. The Preparation for CT Surgery-Cardiac Simulation Lab course is a surgical simulation course ... more
WISER Welcomes New Fellow
WISER is happy to announce that Su-Jin Kim, MD has joined WISER as a visiting fellow. ... more