Emergency Medicine Difficult Airway Course


LSU Emergency Medicine conducted their difficult airway course on Wednesday, July 12.  The course was attended by 24 first and second year residents.  The residents used the patient simulators to practice managing difficult airways.  The half-day course is offered each year for residents to...

LSU Emergency Medicine conducted their difficult airway course on Wednesday, July 12.  The course was attended by 24 first and

Louisiana Simulation Council Meeting Held at LSU Learning Center


The July meeting of the Simulation Medical Training and Education Council for Louisiana was hosted LSU Learning Center. The Council recently decided to choose simulation sites from around the state for meetings and tours. LSUHSC New Orleans was chosen as the first site to host council members....

The July meeting of the Simulation Medical Training and Education Council for Louisiana was hosted LSU Learning Center. The Council

Pulmonary Critical Care Video Airway Management Training


On July 3, LSU Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow and Faculty participated in video airway management training course. The 12 Fellows and 4 Faculty that participated were able to use several vendors' airway management equipment while practicing their...

On July 3, LSU Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow and Faculty participated in video airway management training course. The 12 Fellows

Summer Health Professional Education Program


The Learning Center provided a human patient simulation experience to the Summer Health Professionals Education Program (SHPEP) in June.  This SHPEP program is a residential, academic enrichment program for underserved/underrepresented, economically disadvantaged, and/or rural undergraduate...

The Learning Center provided a human patient simulation experience to the Summer Health Professionals Education Program (SHPEP) in June.  This

Meet Apollo and Athena: The Learning Center’s Newest Patient Simulators


With the help of Drs. Charles Hilton and Steve Nelson, the Learning Center was able to purchase two new high-fidelity patient simulators, Apollo and Athena.         Apollo (CAE) is a fully wireless, tetherless, high-fidelity adult patient manikin that has...

With the help of Drs. Charles Hilton and Steve Nelson, the Learning Center was able to purchase two new high-fidelity

New LSU ID Swiping System Improves Attendance Tracking


Beginning October 2016, a new check-in system has been implemented by the Office of Medical Education using LSU ID cards. Any faculty, resident, fellow, student or staff can swipe their LSU issued ID card to record attendance at events and activities.  With a quick swipe of the ID, information is...

Beginning October 2016, a new check-in system has been implemented by the Office of Medical Education using LSU ID cards.

Welcome Treva Lincoln to the Office of Medical Education!


The Office of Medical Education welcomed Treva Lincoln to our team in May.  Treva comes to our office with several years of experience, having served most recently as the programs and outreach coordinator at a local health-related nonprofit. Treva has already become a valued member of the...

The Office of Medical Education welcomed Treva Lincoln to our team in May.  Treva comes to our office with several

 “Case Simulation Group” Maximizes Time Spent with Simulators


The “Case Simulation Group” (CSG) is a pilot student group designed to provide LSUHSC Medical Students more access to the Learning Center Skills Lab. The goal of the group is to provide sessions that enable students to practice in-depth clinical scenarios with additional hands-on simulation...

The “Case Simulation Group” (CSG) is a pilot student group designed to provide LSUHSC Medical Students more access to the

Emergency Medicine Disaster Drill Takes Place in Learning Center


The Learning Center coordinated the Emergency Medicine Disaster Drill, an annual simulation training on May 24. Between two sessions, 40 residents and 10 faculty participated in the activity which was a mock scenario in which a driver lost control and drove into a crowd at a Mardi Gras parade. The...

The Learning Center coordinated the Emergency Medicine Disaster Drill, an annual simulation training on May 24. Between two sessions, 40

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