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)