Improv for Medical Simulations
Wednesday, March 29 @ 7:00 PM
Led by Melissa Bowler
Learn techniques, common cases, and formative feedback in this 3 hour workshop focused on improv for medical simulation. Medical Simulation is a learning tool used by many hospitals and universities in the area. Actors versed in such skills can find paid improv work in this field. Medical Simulation utilizes dramatic improv to help train professionals and students, communication skills and new protocols.
- Time: 7pm - 10pm
- Class size is limited to 16 students
- Must have completed level 2 or have instructor's permission
Melissa Bowler has been making that paper doing medical simulations since 2010. She's the resident actor for Women & Infants Hospital Simulation Center as well as a standardized patient for Brown Med School. She coordinates PIG's simulation acting program with Rhode Island College and freelance acts for lifespan, Johnson and Wales, and URI. Her work in training simulation actors has been published in EM Resident and RI Medical Journal. Ol' Melissa is also the Executive Director of the Providence Improv Guild.