Reducing Care Delays with Ultrasound

UAB Medicine team members are proactively working to decrease delays in patient care caused by delayed or difficult venous access. The skillful use of ultrasound guidance can increase the likelihood of successful peripheral IV placement, which reduces those delays.   The MICU identified a need for additional ultrasound-trained nurses to meet Read more…

ED Nurses win Sim Wars

A University of Alabama at Birmingham team has won a national championship. A four-nurse team from UAB Hospital’s emergency department took top honors at SIM Wars, an emergency medicine simulation exercise presented at Emergency Nursing 22, the annual meeting of the Emergency Nursing Association in Denver in October. Check out the story from the UAB Reporter!