The Center for Research in Human Simulation
Simulation in Research

Research Posters


The Triple Low & Mortality. Anthony Amato, SRNA. Marvin WR Cagle, SRNA. Presenting at the Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates conference in Williamsburg Virginia 2012.

simresrchdenthauTransversus Abdominal Plane Block: An Alternative Approach for Pain Management. Thessa Denton, SRNA. Jessica Hauck, SRNA. Presenting at the Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates conference in Williamsburg Virginia 2011.


Vasoplegic Syndrome associated with Renin-Angiotension System Antagonists: Current Theory and Management during Surgery. Melyssa Mooney, SRNA. Ulanda Butgess, SRNA. Presenting at the Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates conference in Williamsburg Virginia 2012.


AANA Doctoral Fellowship, "Predictors of Situation Awareness in Graduate Student Nurse Anesthetists". S. Wright.

AANA Post-Doctoral Fellowship. "Improving the Transfer-of-Care in Nurse Anesthesia". S. Wright.

AANA Foundation, "Enhancing CRNA clinical instructor teaching effectiveness: The development of high fidelity trigger films". W Hartland, C Biddle and M Fallacaro.

Agilent Technologies, "Continuum of anesthesia care program: An anesthesia patient safety project". M Hotchkiss, M Fallacaro, and J Lodge.

Simulation-Related Publications


Wright, SM., Fallacaro, MD. "Interprofessional Crisis Resource Team Training in an Ambulatory Surgical Setting: Growing A Culture of Safety," MedSim Magazine, 2014:(2): 16-20.

Wright, S. ImprovingTransfer of Care Events in Nurse Anesthesia 2011.

Wright, S & Fallacaro, M. "Predictors of Situation Awareness in Graduate Student Nurse Anesthetists." AANA Journal, accepted for publication, 2011.

Biddle, C.J., Fallacaro, M.D., & Hartland, W. "Patient Safety Vignettes: Preliminary Observations on a Novel Use of an Old Methodology." The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice,, Vol.3, No. 1, December 2004.

Hartland, W., Biddle, C., Fallacaro MD. "Accessing the Living Laboratory: Trigger Films as an Aid to Developing, Enabling and Assessing Anesthesia Clinical Instructors." AANA Journal, 2003: 71(4):287-291.

Hotchkiss, M., Biddle, C., Fallacaro, MD. "Assessing the Authenticity of the Human Simulation Experience in Anesthesiology." AANA Journal, 2002: 70(6):470-473.

Fallacaro, MD & Crosby, F. "Untoward Pathophysiologic Events: Simulation as an Experiential Learning Option to Prepare Anesthesia Providers." CRNA: The Clinical Forum for Nurse Anesthetists, Vol 11, No. 3 (August) 2000: pp. 138-143.

Hotchkiss,MA, Fletcher,JL, Howell, DL, Fallacaro MD. "A Community Partnership Program employing human simulation; Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Nurse Anesthesia and Richmond Public Schools" AANA Journal 1999, 67 (5): 449.

Fletcher, JL. "AANA Journal Course: Review for nurse anesthetists - ERR WATCH: Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management from the nurse anesthetist perspective". AANA Journal. 1998; 66(6):595-602.

Fallacaro, MD. "The utilization of full body patient simulation: A preferred method to prepare anesthesia providers in the management of select untoward pathophysiologic events." (Abstract) AANA Journal. 1998; 66(5):492-493.

Fletcher, JL. "Clinical Briefs: Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management Training". Anesthesia today. 1996; 7(2).