Accession Number:

ADA608588

Title:

Safe Surgery Trainer

Descriptive Note:

Monthly progress rept. for 1-31 Jul 2014

Corporate Author:

ALION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CORP NORFOLK VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2014-08-15

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

a Program Management Ongoing communication and project management with project team and sub-contractors. Ongoing outreach with medical centers see below. Ongoing project management according to Alion s CMMI Level 3 processes. i Ongoing interactions with medical representatives that were interested in or attended the SST StoryJam. StoryJam Participating organizations included Portsmouth Naval Hospital, Langley AFB Hospital, Fort Eustis McDonald Healthcare, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Maryview Hospital, Mary Immaculate Hospital, and the Children s Hospital of the King s Daughters. ii Continued outreach to the VA, Navy, Army, Airforce, and civilian healthcare organizations to encourage participation and alignment. b Prototype Development Significant development and refinement of software infrastructure, working toward an internal milestone for August 15. Designed work-plan, task breakdown, and software architecture for SST. Defined avatar specs. Began laying plans for Art Style Guideline meeting. c Instructional Design and Healthcare Research Continued development of scenarios involving detailed timelines, character interaction, and plot chronology. Setup a file sharing space for team collaboration. Refined the Learning Objectives see below. Contributed to the design of gameplay and scenarios to match learning objectives. Researched professional and accredited organization checklists on Time Outs. i Refined Learning Objectives now include 1 Conduct a Basic Time Out 2 Use Closed Loop Communication 3 Introduce Your Name and Role in the OR 4 Facilitate Safe Communication d Research Studies Continued plans for obtaining IRB approval from target research sites. Participated in design and development discussions to ensure research and development goals are aligned. Refined measurements.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE