ISIS General

Central Venous Catheter Testing

Designed for healthcare providers that place central venous catheters, this course teaches the basic principles and techniques for placing a central venous line into a patient. Learners first complete an E-Learning cognitive training module and training with a manikin before attending the testing session. At each skills session, learners review situations in which a central line would be used, are instructed in ultrasound use and finally, practice central line placement using a task-training manikin.

Fundamentals of Laparoscopy (FLS) Testing

This course is designed to evaluate surgery residents on their laparoscopic skills and technique. Residents will begin with a test, followed by use of a laparoscopic trainer to perform a wide variety of exercises testing spatial recognition, instrument dexterity and motor control.

ISIS Community Outreach

ISIS provides opportunities for elementary schools, high schools, and educational programs to schedule tours of ISIS’s facilities. Tours begin with a video demonstrating ISIS’s mission and goals. Learners also receive an interactive, hands-on experience with the various simulators including FLS box trainers, intubating manikins, and full patient simulator.

ISIS HMC Mock Code (In-Situ)

Medical Emergency Response Teams are taught basic principles in interprofessional team communication and function in simulated full scale in-situ patient emergency scenarios. The simulation begins with a nurse finding the standardized patient unresponsive, and is forced to call HMC hospital’s code blue response team into action.

ISIS UWMC Mock Code (In-Situ)

Medical Emergency Response Teams are taught basic principles in interprofessional team communication and function in simulated full scale in-situ patient emergency scenarios. The simulation begins with a nurse finding the standardized patient unresponsive, and is forced to call UWMC hospital’s code blue response team into action.

TeamSTEPPS Training

This course teaches the principles of crew resource management. The two-day course focuses on the development of communication skills, the prioritization of tasks, leadership skills and task assignments during the critical event.