Peer-Run Applied Cases for Teaching Interdisciplinary Simulations and Scenarios

PRACTISS: Your Clinical Workout

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Free and Open-Access

PRACTISS is made in the spirit of #FOAMed and will always be completely free and open-access to all.

Low-Resource

Designed with low-resource and rural areas in mind, PRACTISS requires no special technology or knowledge to use. Scenarios on the platform are also designed to be low-resource and require little technical equipment.

Flexible

PRACTISS is flexible by nature, meant to be used to cover a variety of topics, professions, and learning experiences beyond just simulations.

Everything You Need. All in one Place.

PRACTISS is designed to give nonexpert and novice facilitators in low-resource areas all the tools they need to deliver effective learning experiences to their peers and learners.

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Scenarios

Our searchable databases has dozens of user-uploaded simulation scenarios, geared towards rural and low-resource areas.

Snapshots

Our snapshots are for shorter looks at interesting clinical scenarios through ECGs, X-rays, Ultrasounds and more! Perfect for 1-on-1 teaching or personal studying.

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Other Resources

We're always adding more resources to the platform to help you learn to run simulations in your centre as effectively as possible.

Featured Scenarios and Snapshots

Here at PRACTISS, we like to shed light on some of the best scenarios our users have uploaded to the platform. Check them out below!

Pneumonia

An admitted patient with community-acquired pneumonia that is resistant to initial antibiotics progresses to sepsis and respiratory failure.

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Geriatric Trauma w/ Head Injury

81 y/o man presents with signs of raised ICP and declining consciousness after fall at home. Learners should recognize and treat raised ICP, and then talk to patient's wife to give prognosis and discuss goals of care.

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ECG Snapshot - 52 y/o M

This snapshot case will give you the chance to examine both 12- and 18-lead ECGs from a 52 y/o patient to learn about a frequently-missed cardiological diagnosis.

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Pediatric DKA

8 y/o girl presents with DKA and acute decline in mental status. Will require an advanced airway and optimization of peri-intubation to appropriately ventilate and allow for compensation of metabolic acidosis

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Code White

A woman with known bipolar disorder becomes violent and threatens hospital staff with a knife. Team members will need to address the situation according to hospital policies and best practice guidelines.

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Pneumonia

An admitted patient with community-acquired pneumonia that is resistant to initial antibiotics progresses to sepsis and respiratory failure.

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