iEXCEL Digital Pulse
Improving Human Performance & Effectiveness in Health Care
February 2022
Volume 8 Issue 2
50,000 Visitors and Counting
In February, iEXCEL welcomed our 50,000th visitor to the Davis Global Center! First-year Orthopaedic resident, Dr. John Pettit visited as part of a lab series that combined lectures and hands-on surgical experiences. Dr. Justin Siebler who leads the course says, "The iEXCEL program and Davis Global Center have been revolutionary in our education and training of Orthopaedics for our students and residents. The staff and facilities are first rate and provide an amazing experience for us."
Month-Long Orthopaedic Skills Series
First-year residents from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery complete a month-long training course led by Dr. Justin Siebler. Participants practiced everything from sterilization technique and draping to operating on shoulders, elbows, hips, hands, knees and more. These residents also had the opportunity to practice suturing, bone handling, C-Arm skills and tumor basics!
Holographic Norgren Highlights Neurology
iEXCEL expands Holographic Content with Dr. Robert Norgren from the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy. In this new holographic introduction to his simulation class, students learn how the brain functions by showcasing spatial relations of major neurological structures in an immersive 3D holographic format.
Oral Surgery: An iEXCEL First!
In their first use of the simulated operating room, Dr. Valmont Desa from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and his team practice orthognathic surgery and facial trauma surgery.
SIM-NE & AHA Virtual Event Series
The iEXCEL and SIM-NE teams partnered with the American Heart Association for a series of webinars engaging rural EMS and Critical Access Hospital health care providers. The sessions are open to the public and recordings can be found online by clicking the link below.
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Sincere Regards,

Pam Boyers, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor, iEXCEL
4111 Emile Street
Omaha, NE 68105