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Spring Newsletter 2016

Simulation Exchange newsletter is a product of the VHA SimLEARN National Simulation Center.

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Groundbreaking of the VHA SimLEARN National Simulation Center

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This provides a detailed overview presentation of SimLEARN.

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The Simulation Learning, Education and Research Network (SimLEARN) is the VHA's program for simulation in health care training. Serving the largest integrated health care system in the world, VHA's SimLEARN provides an ever-growing body of curricula and best practices that improve health care for our nation's Veterans. The use of innovative technologies in a safe learning environment enhances diagnostic, procedural and communication skills to support quality care and the best possible outcomes.

VHA educational gaming product runner up in international competitions

By Gerald Sonnenberg
EES Marketing and Communication

ORLANDO, Fla. – A Veterans Health Administration (VHA) health care educational gaming product was named runner up at the 6th Annual Serious Games and Virtual Environments Arcade and Showcase.

The game, called Crash Cart, provides training for staff in handlilng medical equipment and supplies in a standardized way in emergency situations. It placed second in the Large Company Division at the annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) Jan. 17-20.

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Simulation Training, Education and Research Expertise Earns Three VHA leaders Top Honors 


By Gerald Sonnenberg
EES Marketing and Communication

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three VHA leaders have been singled out for their expertise in leadership and mentoring in the field of clinical simulation training to earn the 2014 VA Under Secretary for Health’s Awards for Excellence in Clinical Simulation Training, Education and Research.

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