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Yahya Acar, M.D., Receives Second Place at TASCON

Yahya Acar, M.D., a Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT) fellow, was awarded second place on his oral presentation at the Trauma Anesthesiology Congress (TASCON) in New Orleans this October. His presentation, titled “Assessment of a Mixed Reality Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) Training…

CSSALT Leads Simulation Workshop for Medical Students

In October, the Center for Safety, Simulation and Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT) worked with the Student Initiative in Medical Simulation (SIMS) to host a simulation workshop for first- and second-year medical students to provide exposure to crucial skills that they can translate to patient care in their third year.

APSF Launching Technology Education Initiative Using Software Developed at CSSALT

The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) in collaboration with the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) will be debuting an online Technology Education Initiative using simulation software developed by our department’s Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT). The first course of that initiative, Low-Flow Anesthesia, will…

Three simulators created by CSSALT accredited for CME and MOCA credits

UF Health physicians can now earn CME and Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) credits by training on three simulators with integrated virtual coaches created by the Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT). The accreditation of the resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA),…

CSSALT uses AI-based simulator to teach surgical site skin preparation

A virtual simulator created by the Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT) has been enhanced with artificial intelligence to help students learn the fundamentals of surgical site skin preparation, all from the comfort of their own environment. With the goal of improving skin preparation training, David…

CSSALT receives grant to develop educational materials for APSF

The Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT) has been funded by the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) to develop online materials for a new Technology Education Initiative on the APSF website. Screenshot showing the work in progress on educational materials that CSSALT is creating for…

Dr. Lampotang Appointed Joint Professor of Urology

Congratulations to Samsun “Sem” Lampotang, Ph.D., FSSH, FAIMBE, who has been appointed as a joint professor in the Department of Urology! Lampotang is the Joachim S. Gravenstein Professor of Anesthesiology and the director of the Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT). He…

Dr. Acar Joins Department as Simulation Fellow

Yahya Ayhan Acar, MD, has joined us for a yearlong Simulation Fellowship in the Center for Safety, Simulation, and Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT). Dr. Acar is Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at University…

Dr. Lampotang & team receive a UF innovation award for PanVentTM

Congratulations to Sem Lampotang, PhD, FSSH, FAIMBE, Gordon L. Gibby, MD, MSEE, David Lizdas, BSME, and their team, who have been honored with a UF Innovations of the Year award for the PanVentTM low-cost, open-source ventilator they created during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The award from UF…

New simulator aims to educate clinicians on pterygopalatine fossa block

The pterygopalatine fossa block simulator, built over the past year with a grant from the I. Heermann Anesthesia Foundation (IHAF), is now ready for validation with trainees. Ultimately, it could be used to train providers in several UF Health locations on as many as eight other head and neck blocks.

Simulation Symposium Hosted for Visiting Chinese Anesthesiologists

On October 18, 2019, our department hosted a simulation symposium for visiting Chinese anesthesiologists. The symposium titled “How to train a confident and competent anesthesiologist” introduced the most innovative simulation technologies for resident and fellow education and established an academic platform for anesthesiologist collaboration between the US and China. Seventeen…