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PACS simulator helps ready residents for rigors of call

February 7, 2008 Diagnostic Imaging. PACS simulator helps ready residents for rigors of call Approach mimics variety of cases but can also be used to gain competency for new modalities Douglas Page -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Call preparation consists of lectures, case conferences, core rotations, independent reading, and review of teaching files. A simulator developed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center gives residents practice in reviewing and interpreting call-like cases independently, without placing patients at risk of misinterpretation. “This approach is a step toward a competency-based practice of radiology,” said Dr. Alexander J. Towbin of the radiology department at UPMC.

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