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Northwestern Simulation


Northwestern Simulation is one of the world leading research groups in medical simulation. Recent publications are shown below, sorted by publication date.
  1. McGaghie WC, Schroedl C, Wayne DB, Barsuk JH  Mastery Learning in Critical Care.  ATS Sch  2020 Oct 23;2(1):142-143. doi:10.34197/ats-scholar.2020-0121LE
  2. Schroedl CJ, Frogameni A, Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Sivarajan L, Wayne DB  Impact of Simulation-based Mastery Learning on Resident Skill Managing Mechanical Ventilators.  ATS Sch  2020 Dec 23;2(1):34-48. doi:10.34197/ats-scholar.2020-0023OC
  3. Wayne DB, Cohen ER, McGaghie WC  Letter to the Editor in Response to: Early Skill Decay After Paracentesis Training.  J Gen Intern Med  2021 Apr 01;. doi:10.1007/s11606-021-06720-w
  4. Schmutz JB, Lei Z, Eppich WJ  Reflection on the Fly: Development of the Team Reflection Behavioral Observation (TuRBO) System for Acute Care Teams.  Acad Med  2021 Mar 30;. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000004105
  5. Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Cameron KA, Grady KL, Wilcox JE, Shanklin KB, Harap RS, Nonog GP, Wayne DB  Short-term Retention of Patient and Caregiver Ventricular Assist Device Self-care Skills after Simulation-based Mastery Learning.  Clin Simul Nurs  2021 Apr;53:1-9. doi:10.1016/j.ecns.2021.01.004
  6. Holmstrom AL, Campagna RJ, Carlson DA, Pandolfino JE, Soper NJ, Hungness ES, Teitelbaum EN  Comparison of preoperative, intraoperative, and follow-up functional luminal imaging probe measurements in patients undergoing myotomy for achalasia.  Gastrointest Endosc  2021 Mar 01;. pii:S0016-5107(21)00184-X
  7. Bradley S, Lindquist LA, Jones EM, Rowe TA, O'Brien KT, Dobschuetz D, Argento AC, Mitra DL, Leonard C, Cohen ER  et al.  Development and evaluation of a simulation-based mastery learning maintenance of certification course.  Gerontol Geriatr Educ  2021 Feb 25;:1-10. doi:10.1080/02701960.2021.1891417
  8. Amick AE, Feinsmith SE, Davis EM, Sell J, Macdonald V, Trinquero P, Moore AG, Gappmeier V, Colton K, Cunningham A  et al.  Simulation-Based Mastery Learning Improves Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Insertion Skills of Practicing Nurses.  Simul Healthc  2021 Jan 08;Publish Ahead of Print. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000545
  9. Davis EM, Feinsmith S, Amick AE, Sell J, McDonald V, Trinquero P, Moore A, Gappmaier V, Colton K, Cunningham A  et al.  Difficult intravenous access in the emergency department: Performance and impact of ultrasound-guided IV insertion performed by nurses.  Am J Emerg Med  2020 Nov 07;. pii:S0735-6757(20)31022-6
  10. McGaghie WC, Adams WH, Cohen ER, Wayne DB, Barsuk JH  Psychometric Validation of Central Venous Catheter Insertion Mastery Learning Checklist Data and Decisions.  Simul Healthc  2020 Nov 04;. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000516
  11. Chan MW, Eppich WJ  The Keyword Effect: A Grounded Theory Study Exploring the Role of Keywords in Clinical Communication.  AEM Educ Train  2020 Oct;4(4):403-410. doi:10.1002/aet2.10424
  12. Campagna RAJ, Belette AM, Holmstrom AL, Halverson AL, Santos BF, Hungness ES, Teitelbaum EN  Addressing the gap in laparoscopic common bile duct exploration training for rural surgeons: imparting procedural ability is not enough.  Surg Endosc  2020 Oct 06;. doi:10.1007/s00464-020-08003-7
  13. Miller DT, Zaidi HQ, Sista P, Dhake SS, Pirotte MJ, Fant AL, Salzman DH  Creation and Implementation of a Mastery Learning Curriculum for Emergency Department Thoracotomy.  West J Emerg Med  2020 Aug 24;21(5):1258-1265. doi:10.5811/westjem.2020.5.46207
  14. Mannarino CN, Michelson K, Jackson L, Paquette E, McBride ME  Post-operative discharge education for parent caregivers of children with congenital heart disease: a needs assessment.  Cardiol Young  2020 Dec;30(12):1788-1796. doi:10.1017/S1047951120002759
  15. Yuce TK, Holmstrom A, Soper NJ, Nagle AP, Hungness ES, Merkow RP, Teitelbaum EN  Complications and Readmissions Associated with First Assistant Training Level Following Elective Bariatric Surgery.  J Gastrointest Surg  2020 Sep 15;. doi:10.1007/s11605-020-04787-0
  16. Wayne DB, Green M, Neilson EG  Medical education in the time of COVID-19.  Sci Adv  2020 07;6(31):eabc7110. doi:10.1126/sciadv.abc7110
  17. Holmstrom AL, Campagna RAJ, Alhalel J, Carlson DA, Pandolfino JE, Hungness ES, Teitelbaum EN  Intraoperative FLIP distensibility during POEM varies according to achalasia subtype.  Surg Endosc  2020 Jun 29;. doi:10.1007/s00464-020-07740-z
  18. Ballard HA, Tsao M, Robles A, Phillips M, Hajduk J, Feinglass J, Barsuk JH  Use of a simulation-based mastery learning curriculum to improve ultrasound-guided vascular access skills of pediatric anesthesiologists.  Paediatr Anaesth  2020 11;30(11):1204-1210. doi:10.1111/pan.13953
  19. Zaidi HQ, Dhake SS, Miller DT, Sista P, Pirotte MJ, Fant AL, Salzman DH  Emergency Department Thoracotomy: Development of a Reliable, Validated Checklist for Procedural Training.  AEM Educ Train  2020 Apr;4(2):139-146. doi:10.1002/aet2.10387
  20. Wani S, Han S, Kushnir V, Early D, Mullady D, Hammad H, Brauer B, Thaker A, Simon V, Ezekwe E  et al.  Recurrence Is Rare Following Complete Eradication of Intestinal Metaplasia in Patients With Barrett's Esophagus and Peaks at 18 Months.  Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol  2020 Oct;18(11):2609-2617.e2. pii:S1542-3565(20)30098-7
  21. McBride ME, Alden C, Sorce LR  Evolution of Advanced Practice Provider Education.  Pediatr Crit Care Med  2019 12;20(12):1192-1193. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000002092
  22. McBride ME, Almodovar MC, Florez AR, Imprescia A, Su L, Allan CK  Applying Educational Theory to Interdisciplinary Education in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care.  World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg  2019 11;10(6):742-749. doi:10.1177/2150135119881370
  23. Barsuk JH, Wilcox JE, Cohen ER, Harap RS, Shanklin KB, Grady KL, Kim JS, Nonog GP, Schulze LE, Jirak AM  et al.  Simulation-Based Mastery Learning Improves Patient and Caregiver Ventricular Assist Device Self-Care Skills: A Randomized Pilot Trial.  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes  2019 10;12(10):e005794. doi:10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.005794
  24. McGaghie WC  America's Best Medical Schools: A Renewed Critique of the U.S. News & World Report Rankings.  Acad Med  2019 09;94(9):1264-1266. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002742
  25. Bradley SM, Heiman HL, Bierman JA, O'Brien K, Cohen ER, Wayne DB  A mastery learning approach to education about fall risk and gait assessment.  Gerontol Geriatr Educ  2019 Aug 03;:1-8. doi:10.1080/02701960.2019.1651725
  26. Campagna RAJ, Carlson DA, Hungness ES, Holmstrom AL, Pandolfino JE, Soper NJ, Teitelbaum EN  Intraoperative assessment of esophageal motility using FLIP during myotomy for achalasia.  Surg Endosc  2020 06;34(6):2593-2600. doi:10.1007/s00464-019-07028-x
  27. Wilcox JE, Cameron KA, Harap RS, Shanklin KL, Grady KL, Cohen ER, Abicht TO, Adler ED, Alexy T, Alonso W  et al.  Ventricular Assist Device Driveline Dressing-Change Protocols: A Need for Standardization. A Report from the SimVAD Investigators.  J Card Fail  2019 Aug;25(8):695-697. pii:S1071-9164(19)30413-0
  28. Eppich WJ, Schmutz JB  From 'them' to 'us': bridging group boundaries through team inclusiveness.  Med Educ  2019 08;53(8):756-758. doi:10.1111/medu.13918
  29. Eppich WJ, Dornan T, Rethans JJ, Teunissen PW  "Learning the Lingo": A Grounded Theory Study of Telephone Talk in Clinical Education.  Acad Med  2019 07;94(7):1033-1039. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002713
  30. Barsuk JH, Harap RS, Cohen ER, Cameron KA, Grady KL, Wilcox JE, Shanklin KB, Wayne DB  The Effect of Judge Selection on Standard Setting Using the Mastery Angoff Method during Development of a Ventricular Assist Device Self-Care Curriculum.  Clin Simul Nurs  2019 Feb;27:39-47.e4. doi:10.1016/j.ecns.2018.10.005
  31. Salzman DH, McGaghie WC, Caprio TW, Hufmeyer KK, Issa N, Cohen ER, Wayne DB  A Mastery Learning Capstone Course to Teach and Assess Components of Three Entrustable Professional Activities to Graduating Medical Students.  Teach Learn Med  ;31(2):186-194. doi:10.1080/10401334.2018.1526689
  32. Vermylen JH, Wood GJ, Cohen ER, Barsuk JH, McGaghie WC, Wayne DB  Development of a Simulation-Based Mastery Learning Curriculum for Breaking Bad News.  J Pain Symptom Manage  2019 03;57(3):682-687. pii:S0885-3924(18)31074-1
  33. Schmutz JB, Eppich WJ  When I say … team reflexivity.  Med Educ  2019 06;53(6):545-546. doi:10.1111/medu.13768
  34. Teitelbaum EN, Dunst CM  The Role of Novel Functional Probes in the Evaluation and Treatment of Esophageal Disease.  Thorac Surg Clin  2018 Nov;28(4):555-566. pii:S1547-4127(18)30105-1
  35. Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Wayne DB  In Reply to Kendall and Castro-Alves.  Acad Med  2018 10;93(10):1420-1421. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002361
  36. Muthusamy VR, Komanduri S  Innovating in Your Practice: Overcoming Barriers to Create New Opportunities.  Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol  2019 03;17(4):580-583. pii:S1542-3565(18)30978-9
  37. Uchida T, Park YS, Ovitsh RK, Hojsak J, Gowda D, Farnan JM, Boyle M, Blood AD, Achike FI, Silvestri RC  Approaches to Teaching the Physical Exam to Preclerkship Medical Students: Results of a National Survey.  Acad Med  2019 01;94(1):129-134. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002433
  38. McBride ME, Su L, Allan CK  Education and Training in Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care.  Pediatr Crit Care Med  2018 06;19(6):585-586. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000001561
  39. Adler M, Calhoun AW  FIRES: Bridging the Publication Gap for Upcoming Investigators.  Simul Healthc  2018 06;13(3):147-148. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000325
  40. Eppich WJ, Rethans JJ, Dornan T, Teunissen PW  Learning how to learn using simulation: Unpacking disguised feedback using a qualitative analysis of doctors' telephone talk.  Med Teach  2018 07;40(7):661-667. doi:10.1080/0142159X.2018.1465183
  41. Schmutz JB, Kolbe M, Eppich WJ  Twelve tips for integrating team reflexivity into your simulation-based team training.  Med Teach  2018 07;40(7):721-727. doi:10.1080/0142159X.2018.1464135
  42. McGaghie WC, Barsuk JH, Wayne DB  Building Partnerships to Improve Learning From Health Care Simulation.  Acad Med  2018 05;93(5):672-673. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002166
  43. Salzman DH, Watts H, Williamson K, Sergel M, Dobiesz V, DeGarmo N, Vora S, Sharp LJ, Wang EE, Gisondi MA  A Multicenter Collaboration for Simulation-Based Assessment of ACGME Milestones in Emergency Medicine.  Simul Healthc  2018 Oct;13(5):348-355. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000291
  44. Barsuk JH, Cohen ER, Wayne DB, McGaghie WC, Yudkowsky R  A Comparison of Approaches for Mastery Learning Standard Setting.  Acad Med  2018 07;93(7):1079-1084. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002182
  45. Komanduri S, Muthusamy VR, Wani S  Controversies in Endoscopic Eradication Therapy for Barrett's Esophagus.  Gastroenterology  2018 05;154(7):1861-1875.e1. pii:S0016-5085(18)30221-X
  46. Salzman DH, Wayne DB, Eppich WJ, Hungness ES, Adler MD, Park CS, Barsness KA, McGaghie WC, Barsuk JH  An institution-wide approach to submission, review, and funding of simulation-based curricula.  Adv Simul (Lond)  2017;2:9. doi:10.1186/s41077-017-0042-5
  47. McGaghie WC, Harris IB  Learning Theory Foundations of Simulation-Based Mastery Learning.  Simul Healthc  2018 Jun;13(3S Suppl 1):S15-S20. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000279
  48. Pusic MV, Boutis K, McGaghie WC  Role of Scientific Theory in Simulation Education Research.  Simul Healthc  2018 Jun;13(3S Suppl 1):S7-S14. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000282
  49. McGaghie WC  Evaluation Apprehension and Impression Management in Clinical Medical Education.  Acad Med  2018 05;93(5):685-686. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000002143
  50. Teitelbaum EN, Swanstrom LL  Submucosal surgery: novel interventions in the third space.  Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol  2018 02;3(2):134-140. pii:S2468-1253(17)30286-8

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