Case 16

Ambulatory Care ENT during the COVID-19 pandemic

This case was designed during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to improve team preparedness for safely and effectively caring for patients in the out-patient setting.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate aerosol generating procedure workflow in an ENT clinic
  2. Donning and doffing PPE
  3. Minimizing people and equipment in room
  4. Minimizing opening of door during procedure 

Authors: Jennifer Dale-Tam, Rebecca Bernal, Alexandra Craig

Actors: Dr. Shannan Hamel, MD (as the Otolaryngologist), Rebecca Bernal, RPN (as the Nurse), Alexandra Craig, RPN (as the Patient) 

Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital

Director: Jennifer Dale-Tam (Simulation and Nurse Educator, University of Ottawa); Videographer: Kaitlin Endres (Sim Technician, University of Ottawa); Edited by Kaitlin Endres

With support from: Dr. Glenn Posner (Medical Director, TOH Simulation Patient Safety Program); Dr. Jerry Maniate (TOH VP Education), Dr. Janet Corral (Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs, University of Arizona)

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