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FOUR STEPS STAFF ACHIEVE NATIONAL CERTIFICATION

Posted on 6/8/2016

Four STEPS staff achieve national certification in education using simulation (CHSE):  Jason Craig, Rusty Doerr, Lee Ann Miller, and Dan Summers

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STEPS NAMES NEW MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Posted on 5/23/2016

Dorian Williams, MD, has been named medical director of the WV STEPS effective July 1.

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GAIL VANVOORHIS RETIRES

Posted on 5/23/2016

Gail VanVoorhis BSN, NNP, MSN, CHSE retires from WV STEPS.

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SANE PRACTICUM SITE

Posted on 5/23/2016

WV STEPS became the first center in WV to host the Practicum portion of the WV Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Online Training.

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STEPS BECOMES A REGIONAL TEST SITE FOR FES AND FUSE

Posted on 5/23/2016

WV STEPS recently added FES and FUSE to complement the existing FLS testing center.

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EXPANSION GRAND OPENING SET FOR OCTOBER 9

Posted on 8/24/2015

The doors of the NEW section of the David & JoAnn Shaw Center for Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety will be opening soon.

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ULTRASOUND PROGRAM ADVANCES

Posted on 8/24/2015

Third and fourth year medical students will now have the opportunity to learn ultrasound skills.

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RAMONA HUDAK RETIRES

Posted on 8/24/2015

June 30th marks the last day for Ramona Hudak in the PDCI office of WV STEPS

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STEPS IN WVU HEALTH FALL 2014

Posted on 12/4/2014

The generous gift received for the expansion of STEPS has been great news.

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STEPS ACCREDITED

Posted on 6/23/2014

STEPS was recently notified of accreditation approval by the SSH Council for Accreditation of Healthcare Simulation Programs.

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USE OF PATIENT SIMULATION IN PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING FOR FIRST-YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS

Posted on 5/12/2014

Dr. Mary Wimmer and faculty from the PBL program and STEPS recently published a journal article about how problem based learning (PBL) simulation sessions were developed at WVU.

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SCHOOL OF MEDICINE RECEIVES GIFT FROM THE HEALTH PLAN

Posted on 4/28/2014

The Health Plan recently presented a $250,000 gift for the West Virginia Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety Center at the Health Sciences Center.

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WVSTEPS TEAM PRESENTS AT MEETING

Posted on 4/28/2014

A team from WVSTEPS recently facilitated a session on Assessment and Documentation of Performance During Simulation at the Human Patient Simulator Conference in Tampa, Florida.

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INTERPROFESSIONAL HSC TEAM PRESENTS AT INTERNATIONAL MEETING

Posted on 4/28/2014

A team of physicians and nurses from WVU recently presented a workshop entitled: Simulating the Tough Times: An IP approach at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare.

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STEPS DISASTER MANAGEMENT TRAINING CENTER DOES AHLS

Posted on 4/28/2014

Faculty from the STEPS Disaster Life Support Training Center recently traveled to Charleston and delivered the Advanced Hazmat Life Support course to participants from CAMC and area Fire and EMS agencies.

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