Patient Simulators Help Save LivesThe new Rush Clinical Skills and Simulation Center uses sophisticated dummies to simulate real-world patient care — from serious heart conditions to the flu — for students and health care workers from Rush University Medical Center.
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When you sit down with a new patient, you have to find out, “Where’s the patient at? What is it that they want?” I want them to feel as if they’re in control of their health and they know what to do in order to stay healthy. And I want them to have some idea of what we can do to help them get there and stay there.
What’s exciting is working with people and teaching them and educating them so that they understand more about what’s going on with them — and what makes a difference so that they can have a happier and a healthier life.