Medical students at University of Washington learn practical skills with unique tools
from The Seattle Times
The pregnant patient was first confused, then unresponsive. All of a sudden, she started to shake. Dr. Laura Jacques, in only her second year as an obstetrician on her own, had never seen this type of seizure before in a patient. But she wasn't nervous. She had rehearsed this emergency before. "It just felt like another day in ISIS." The Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies (ISIS) at the University of Washington is home to video-game-like simulations, fake body parts and mannequins — all housed in its two main facilities at Harborview and UW Medical Center.
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