IMMERSION PHASE
SIMULATION ACTIVITIES

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TYPES/DESCRIPTION OF SIMULATION ACTIVITIES

CONTACT TRACING (ALL COLLEGES/PROGRAMS)
Based on recent events and the call center hosted at UAMS, students will have the opportunity to participate/experience the process of the Contact Tracing call center. The role is a Contact Tracing Call Center Volunteer; Engage in conversation and develop rapport by showing respect/dignity upon introduction.

COVID-19 CALL CENTER (ALL COLLEGES/PROGRAMS)
Based on recent events and the call center hosted at UAMS, students will have the opportunity to participate/experience the process of the 1-800-COVID-19 call center. The role is a COVID-19 Call Center Volunteer; Engage in conversation and develop rapport by showing respect/dignity upon introduction.

CULINARY MEDICINE (ALL COLLEGES/PROGRAMS)
Nutrition choices can be challenging for people who have difficulty accessing foods that keep them healthy. The reasons for this difficulty may vary. Understanding every individual patient’s context is imperative when facilitating changes in her/his habits and routines. This activity includes getting out of your health professional skin and into the skin/heart/emotions/mind of the patient and professional team members. You will be presented with a case study and them charged to create a nutritious, cost-effective meal using the materials provided.  ***Students must review the study materials PRIOR to the simulation.

ERROR DISCLOSURE (ALL COLLEGES/PROGRAMS)
Experience/learn error disclosure including fundamental information and communication skills regarding the disclosure of errors, discuss goals for Systems Improvement, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety in regard to error evaluation and disclosure; and apply principles of Patient and Family-Centered Care.

IMMUNIZATION (ALL COLLEGES/PROGRAMS)
Based on recent events, this simulation may include encounters with family members concerned with vaccinations and their safety. Other experiences may include interaction with state representatives to discuss vaccinations and their implications for the population.

MEDICAL MOCK TRIAL (ALL COLLEGES/PROGRAMS)
Experience real court-room drama as you immerse yourself in a medical malpractice trial.  Students will participate as members of interprofessional juries at the Clinton School of Law. A malpractice trial, including attorneys, witnesses, and a judge will unfold in front of you. Student juries will listen to all sides before rendering their verdict of “liable” or “not liable.” This real-life scenario is an excellent opportunity for healthcare practitioners to experience first hand.

ORAL HEALTH (COM, CON, COP, APRN, CHP-DH, and PA ONLY)
Work with a standardized patient in interprofessional teams to learn the importance of oral health and its links to overall systemic health. Students will be presented with a case and interact with a standardized patient then face the challenge of creating a treatment plan that includes how oral health is impacting the patient’s situation.

POVERTY  SIMULATION(ALL COLLEGES/PROGRAMS)
Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families. But unless you’ve experienced poverty, it’s difficult to truly understand. This fully immersive simulation bridges that gap from misconception to understanding by creating real-world scenarios for students to experience. During the simulation, role-play a month in poverty and experience low-income families’ lives. After the simulation, you will unpack your learning and brainstorm community change.

RESEARCH ADVOCACY (ALL COLLEGES/PROGRAMS)
This simulation is for students interested (doesn’t need to be experienced) in research whether it’s: Clinical, Translational, Basics, or Epidemiology focused.
research advocate: A person who serves as a link between patients and scientific researchers. Research advocates help patients understand scientific information and research findings that may help them. They may also bring a patient perspective on research activities to scientific advisory boards and committees. For example, research advocates use their own experiences and the experiences of patients to work with researchers to help develop clinical trials that are safe and meet the needs of patients. They also help teach patients and their families about clinical trials and recruit patients to clinical trials.”

WEIGHT BIAS (PA, COM, CON, and COP ONLY)
“A team of interprofessional students will conduct a primary care clinic appointment with a standardized patient. The students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in conversations with patients of larger body sizes. After the simulation, teams will discuss weight bias among the medical community and its effect on the health of fuller-bodied patients.”