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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Most of the people that come to my practice are experiencing some very difficult symptoms — depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance — and it’s starting to affect their life. I have an expertise in terms of developing coping skills. And their expertise is in their symptoms, and what they’re experiencing and what’s happening to them. So I want to collaborate with them. And that’s the most important thing is that we’re working together.
Cognitive behavioral therapy has a system where we call it “booster sessions,” where patients can come back in. They have a particularly stressful time in their life, they’ll call me up again, and we’ll meet for maybe one session or two sessions to get a sense of what’s happening, and boost back those coping skills and experience the joy of living again.