On Thursday, Sept. 17th, CTSNet hosted a live event that included nurse-driven strategies for optimizing cardiac ICU resource utilization and patient safety, enabling effective integration into clinical workflow, and outcomes improvement.
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Optimizing Cardiac ICU Resource Utilization and Patient Safety: Nurse-Driven Care Team Collaborations
September 24, 2020
September 21, 2020
This article assesses the career paths and interest in cardiothoracic surgery of the Women in Thoracic Surgery scholarship recipients and demonstrates the durability and impact of scholarship programs for women in our specialty.
September 12, 2020
The authors implemented a prospective longitudinal, residency-wide coronary anastomosis simulation curriculum providing each participant with a low-fidelity coronary anastomosis simulator, high-quality instruments, and faculty mentor. They demonstrate at 1 year of follow-up improve anastomosis times and technical skills.
August 20, 2020
The present article is a digital health primer for cardiothoracic surgeons that reviews the role of data integration, processing, modelling, monitoring, and more on the future of cardiothoracic surgery.
August 6, 2020
Filmed at the 2020 STS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, David Tom Cooke moderates a discussion on innovative curriculum design in cardiothoracic surgery.
Demystifying Mitral Valve Regurgitation Repair: Surgical Techniques for MD Students and Junior Residents in Cardiac Surgery
August 4, 2020
This video describes mitral valve repair principles using a human-like simulator.
CTSNet To Go Podcast Episode: CTSNet Live From Africa: Perspectives on COVID-19 from Sub-Saharan Cardiac Centers
July 28, 2020
On Friday, May 8, 2020, CTSNet hosted a live event to find out what our colleagues in Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, and South Africa are seeing and doing as they brace for the impact of COVID-19.
July 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has a substantial impact on the availability of the already scant cardiac surgical services in low- and middle-income countries, but opportunities arise for post-COVID-19 cardiac surgical care expansion through a health systems lens.
June 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the delivery of pediatric cardiac surgery services in low and middle income countries as much as in wealthy countries, but the consequences will have longer effects.
June 5, 2020
Surgical Patients and Outcomes During the COVID-19 Pandemic