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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I have training in both neurology as well [as] in some of the finer aspects of ophthalmology, so that I can use both of those fields of information to come up with a diagnosis for patients.
I often see patients with very subtle symptoms — maybe a little bit of blurred vision, a little bit of double vision, maybe vision loss in one of their eyes. And after taking a complete history and examination, and getting some specialized tests, I may be able to come up with a diagnosis that an ophthalmologist or a neurologist alone may not have been able to come up with.
There are moments when an idea comes into my head, and I know exactly what’s going on with someone. In those moments I feel like I’m doing the right thing, like this is definitely where I need to be.