Case 9

Transfer of a Patient in/out of CT scanner

This case was designed to assess and improve team preparedness for safely and effectively caring for a critically ill COVID-19 patient who requires a CT scan.

Case authors: Jennifer Dale-Tam, RN (Nurse Educator); Rebecca Hibbert, MD (Medical Imaging at The Ottawa Hospital and the Department of Radiology, University of Ottawa);  Paul Healey (Manager of CT)

Actors: Jonathan O’Brien (Diagnostic Imaging Technologist); Erin Dowle (Diagnostic Imaging Technologist) as Spotter from the control room;  Vicki LeBlanc, PhD (Director, University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre) as Patient Care Attendant

Videography and voice-over: Kaitlin Endres (uOttawa medical student)

Edited by: Kaitlin Endres (uOttawa medical student) and Glenn Posner, MD  (Medical Director, The Ottawa Hospital Simulation Patient Safety Program)

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