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Fall Newsletter 2015

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

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NSC Groundbreaking video

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.

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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Gaming welcomes new staff member

By Gerald Sonnenberg
EES Marketing and Communication

ORLANDO, Fla. – Patric Flynn was hired as a serious game developer in the EES Educational Gaming program. He is a recent graduate under the Pathways program and a Veteran with the passion for aiding both active duty military and Veterans through simulations. It is this strong desire to continue supporting the military and his fellow Veterans that led him to seek a career in VA.

Flynn holds a master’s degree in Game Design and Production from Full Sail University. Immediately following graduation he designed and produced games for a serious game company then worked for the Army developing game scenarios for tactical training.

"I have the deepest respect for those who are and have served," said Flynn. "I have a commitment to providing Veterans with a level of service that exceeds the standard."




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