MONTREAL and SARASOTA, FL, March 12, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - CAE Healthcare announced today that it will offer complimentary webinars and a downloadable scenario throughout the months of March and April to help caregivers practice personal safety procedures and initial patient assessment related to coronavirus. These webinars and scenario will be offered free of charge for customers and healthcare providers. In addition, CAE Healthcare Academy is developing a simulation-based training course to help assess, diagnose, and treat patients with coronavirus and to help organizations ensure that staff are ready to don and doff personal protective equipment.
"The coronavirus presents a significant challenge to healthcare providers and CAE Healthcare is offering solutions to deal with the outbreak," said Amar Patel, Chief Learning Officer at CAE Healthcare. "This simulation-based training will allow healthcare professionals to practice patient assessment and manage the environment while keeping themselves and their patients safe in impacted areas."
"Simulation-based training is a key patient safety strategy that can help improve teamwork and communication amid unpredictable, rapidly unfolding situations," said Rekha Ranganathan, President of CAE Healthcare. "By offering realistic practice scenarios to caregivers before they enter high-stress environments, we can have a positive impact on outcomes."
The CAE Healthcare Academy's complimentary webinars and initial training scenario, titled Suspected COVID-19, can be accessed at https://caehealthcare.com/covid19/ A four-scenario training course, Pathogens of High Consequence, will be offered to healthcare providers and systems in the coming weeks.
CAE Healthcare offers integrated education and training solutions to healthcare students and clinical professionals across the professional life cycle, allowing them to develop practical experience in simulated environments before treating patients. CAE Healthcare's full spectrum of simulation solutions includes surgical and imaging simulation, curriculum, the CAE LearningSpace audiovisual and centre management platform and highly realistic adult, pediatric and baby patient simulators. Today, hospitals, medical schools, nursing schools, defence forces and societies in more than 80 countries use our training solutions to make healthcare safer. cae.com/healthcare
CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a record of more than 70 years of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with over 10,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 220,000 civil and defence crewmembers, including more than 135,000 pilots, and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide. www.cae.com
Follow us on Twitter: CAE_Inc.
SOURCE CAE INC.
For further information: CAE contacts: Hélène V. Gagnon, Vice President, Public Affairs and Global Communications+1-514-796-5536, [email protected]; Investor relations: Andrew Arnovitz, Vice President, Strategy and Investor Relations, +1-514-734-5760, [email protected]