Have participants experience a number of crisis events, reflecting on both the clinical steps necessary to address these scenarios while also considering the teamwork and communication skills need to effectively take care of a patient in such situations. Scenarios utilized include an operating room fire, massive hemorrhage, malignant hyperthermia, an anaphylactic reaction, intraoperative cardiac arrest, local anesthetic system toxicity and two difficult airway events. These activities met the following ASA Simulation Education Network objectives:
- Management of significant hemodynamic instability.
- Management of significant hypoxemia from any cause, , including difficult airway management
- Principles and practice of teamwork and communication
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