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SimWars Competition

SimWars™

Anesthesia Update for the OMS
Tuesday, September 11
8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday, September 12
7:30am - 12:30pm

The SimWars competition takes place on Wednesday morning.


SimWars™ is coming to the 2012 preconference Anesthesia Update at this year's Annual Meeting. What's a SimWar? It's an unscripted simulated emergency situation where teams composed of OMSs and staff compete against each other to "save" an emergency patient with an airway management problem. Following each simulation encounter, a panel will review the scenario and debrief the team, and the audience will participate with an audience response system. To qualify, team entries must be e-mailed to SimWars entry and received by midnight Central Daylight Time August 31, 2012. Entries must include the name and credentials of each team member, the name, city and state of the Institution/Affiliation, and the name, phone number and email for the team contact. Team contacts will receive final confirmation that their team is competing by September 4. Plan now to participate in this year's competition. Form a team with your OMS staff and colleagues and start coordinating your emergency response skills. For more information about the SimWars competition, contact Continuing Education at conteducate@aaoms.org or 847/233-4377.