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Standardized Patient Information

A Standardized Patient (SP) is a real person role-playing a real clinical situation to help medical students learn and/or evaluate clinical skills. Standardized Patients are people from the community who have indicated an interest and are accepted based on their communication skills.

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Disaster Management Center

WV STEPS is fully accredited as a National Disaster Life Support Foundation Regional Training Center offering CDLS, BDLS, ADLS and ADLS Instructor courses.

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FLS Test

The Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS TM ) was designed for surgical residents, fellows and practicing surgeons to learn and practice laparoscopic skills to have the opportunity to definitely measure and document those skills. The FLS Test measures cognitive knowledge, case/problem management skills and manual dexterity.

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