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"Some perfusion schools just do academic work. Not here. We start off observing in the OR and doing academic work. Then we start doing the perfusion work. It's intense, but someone's always watching you. They won't let you do anything wrong. They don't expect you to know everything. You're supposed to ask questions." —T. Patel

Articles and Presentations

In the News

Professional Articles

Publications

  • Ginther R, Searles B, Darling E. A snap shot of the evolving "Safety Culture" in perfusion. The Academy Newsletter, Spring 2003
  • Ginther R, Fillingham R, Searles B, Darling E. Departmental use of perfusion crisis management drills: 2002 survey results Perfusion 2003; 18:299-302
  • Darling E, Searles B. Oxygenator change-out times: the value of a written protocol and simulation exercises. Perfusion. 2010 May;25(3):141-3

Presentations

  • Perfusion Simulation Training in the USA, Chinese Society of Extracorporeal Circulation, China, August 2015 - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • "The Emerging Role of Perfusion Simulation in Education, Crisis Management, and Multidisciplinary Collaboration" 35th Annual Cardiothoracic Surgery Symposium, CREF 2015, February 2015. Keynote Address (E. Darling)
  • Hands of CPB Workshop for Surgical Fellows, Thoracic Surgery Directors Association (TSDA), Durham, North Carolina. September 2014 - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Teaching Fundamental CPB Skills Through Simulation, Canadian Society of Cardiovascular Perfusion Conference, Ottawa, Canada, May 2014 - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Could This Have Happened to You?  A discussion of Real Perfusion Accidents and How to Avoid Them.  Sanibel Symposium, Sanibel, Florida (Online). February 2014 - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Perfusion Simulation:  Is it Here to Stay? Update on Perfusion Devices, Charleston, South Carolina, October 2013 - Keynote Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Medical Simulation for Perfusionist and the Cardiac Team.  Perfusion Training Program Graduation Ceremony National University Hospital of Singapore, October 2013 - Invited External Examiner - (B. Searles)
  • Crisis Management: Safety by Design. Perfusion Training Program, National University Hospital of Singapore, October 2013 - Invited External Examiner - (B. Searles)
  • Fundamental Skills:  The Foundation of Competence. Perfusion Training Program, National University Hospital of Singapore, October 2013 - Invited External Examiner - (B. Searles)
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass Simulation for Basic Skills, Crisis Management, Interdisciplinary Learning and Competency Assessment. Joint Annual Meeting 2013 for the Swiss Perfusion Society,  Geneva Switzerland, September 2013 - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass Simulation:  The SUNY Method. University Hospital of Switzerland, Zurich Switzerland, September 2013 - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • "Perfusion Simulation - What Role Should it Play in Perfusion Education."  Wisconsin State Perfusion Society, (live webinar), April 2013 - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • "Case Studies in Cerebral Oximetry" Wisconsin State Perfusion Society, (live webinar),  April 2013 - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Could This Have Happened to You? A Discussion of Real Perfusion Accidents and How to Avoid Them.  AmSECT International Las Vegas Nevada, March  2013  - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Developing and Measuring Competency Through Immersive Simulation:  The SUNY Experience.  AmSECT International Las Vegas Nevada, March  2013  - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Teaching and Assessing Competence Through Perfusion Simulation. Sanibel Perfusion Meeting, (live webinar), February 2013  - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Directions in Perfusion Simulation. Team SUNY Syracuse New York, September  2012 - Session Organizer & Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Interactive Session - Identifying Fundamental Perfusion Skills: Electronic Audience Response. Team SUNY Syracuse New York, September  2012 - Session Organizer & Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Evaluating Essential Perfusion Skills: An Application of High Fidelity Simulation. AmSECT Best Practice / ICEBP Meeting, San Diego, California, October 10, 2012 -- 2 hour session - co-presented with Ed Darling  -  Session Organizer & Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • Perfusion Simulation:  Avoiding Errors  Mechanisms of Perfusion, Orlando FL, May 2012 - Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass Simulation: Hands on Workshop  Inaugural Euro ELSO meeting, Rome, Italy, May 2012 -Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • High Fidelity Simulation of Cardiopulmonary Bypass  Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, Boston MA, April 2012 -Invited Speaker-(B. Searles)
  • Perfusion Simulation for Students, Residents and Just about Everyone AmSECT International, Orlando FL, March 2012  -Invited Speaker-(B. Searles)
  • Could This Happen to You?  A discussion of real perfusion accidents and how to avoid them. AmSECT International, Orlando FL, March 2012  -Invited Speaker-(B. Searles)
  • Identifying Proper Cannula Placement: Hands on Simulation Workshop  Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, CPB meeting,  Snow Mass, CO, March 2012 -Invited Speaker-(B. Searles)
  • Case studies in Catastrophe: Could this have Happened to you? Sanibel Symposium, Sanibel FL, February 2012 -Invited Speaker-(B. Searles)
  • Simulation Training for Perfusionists: Justification and Implementation Sanibel Symposium, Sanibel FL, February 2012 -Invited Speaker-(B. Searles)
  • How to Incorporate Simulation Into the Perfusion Curriculum  Pennsylvania State Perfusion Society, Washington, PA October 2011 -Invited Speaker-(B. Searles)
  • Perfusion Education in the USA: Initial Experience with Simulation Chinese Society of Extracorporeal Circulation. Guangzhou, China, August 2011   -Invited Speaker-(B. Searles)
  • “High Fidelity Simulation for Perfusionists: Could this be our Future?” American Society of Extracorporeal Technology 43 International Meeting, New Orleans LA, April 2011 – invited speaker - ( B. Searles)
  • “Review of Perfusion Simulation Technologies” American Society of Extracorporeal Technology 43 International Meeting, New Orleans LA, April 2011 – Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • “Does Simulation Improve Performance Under Pressure?” American Society of Extracorporeal Technology 43 International Meeting, New Orleans LA, April 2011 – invited speaker - (E. Darling)
  • "The Role Of Simulation For Training Cardiac Surgery Teams To Manage High-Risk, Low Frequency Events" The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Cardiopulmonary Bypass Meeting, Whistler, British Columbia, March 2011 - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • "The Roll of Simulation for Training Perfusionists to Manage Low-Volume High-Risk Events" American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion, Reno Nevada, January 2011 - Invited Speaker - (B. Searles)
  • "Perfusion Education in the USA: Initial Applications of Simulation" Japanese Society of Extracorporeal Technology, Sendai Japan, October 2010 -Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • "Impact of Simulation on Perfusion Education" AmSECT / ICEBP meeting, Toronto ON, October 2010 Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • "Goal Setting: What should we aim for with simulation?" AmSECT / ICEBP meeting, Toronto ON, October 2010 Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • "Program in Motion: SUNY Simulation", AmSECT / ICEBP meeting, Toronto ON, October 2010 Invited Speaker- (E. Darling)
  • "Clinical Skills Evaluation with a Standardized Simulated Patient: The Pursuit of Objective and Quantitative Metrics." AmSECT International Meeting, Reno, NV May 2010 (B. Searles)
  • "The Three Pillar Model of Perfusion Education: Providing Educational Stability Through Simulation" AmSECT International Meeting, Reno, NV May 2010 (E. Darling)
  • "A Distanced Look at High Fidelity Simulation." Committee for the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Annual Meeting, Louisville KY, April 2010 Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • "Whats Your Perfusion Safety Score?" American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion, Nashville, January, 2010 -Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • "Oxygenator Change-out times: the value of a written protocol and simulation exercises" Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion, Reno, NV (E Darling)
  • "Can Simulation be Better than Reality for Perfusion Education?" 1st European Perfusion Simulation Workshop. Berlin, Germany, December 2009 -Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • "The effectiveness of CPB training with a patient simulator for perfusion students and medical residents." AmSECT Perfusion Safety & Best Practices in Perfusion, New Orleans, June 2009. (B. Searles)
  • "The Evidence Base for using Simulation in Perfusion Education: Current Status" AmSECT Perfusion Safety & Best Practices in Perfusion, New Orleans, June 2009. (E. Darling)
  • "Oxygenator change-out times: The value of a written protocol and simulation exercises" AmSECT Perfusion Safety & Best Practices in Perfusion, New Orleans, June 2009. (B. Searles)
  • "Crisis Management: What's your perfusion safety score?" Australia and New Zealand College of Perfusion meeting, Melbourne, Australia, August 2007 -Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • "Anatomy of an ECMO Catastrophe." Australia and New Zealand College of Perfusion meeting, Melbourne, Australia, August 2007 -Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • "Current Assessment and Future Directions of Perfusion Education" AmSECT International Meeting, Atlanta GA, April 2007. (B. Searles)
  • "The Ticks in Practice: What's Your Crisis Management Score?" AmSECT Best Practice Meeting Seattle, Washington October 2006 -Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)
  • "Anatomy of an ECMO Catastrophe" Team SUNY, Syracuse, New York October 2006. (B. Searles)
  • "What's Your Crisis Management Score?" Team SUNY, Syracuse, New York October 2006, (B. Searles)
  • "Anatomy of an ECMO Catastrophe" AmSECT Hemostasis Meeting, Jackson Hole, Wyoming October 2006 Invited Speaker- (B. Searles)