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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.

Distinguished visitors and VA staff officially opened the VHA SimLEARN National Simulation Center with a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony Sept. 16 in Orlando, Florida. (Pictured left to right) Dr. Lygia Arcaro, SimLEARN National Director for Nursing Programs; Louise Van Diepen, former VHA Employee Education System (EES) Chief Learning Officer; Stella Fiotes, Executive Director for VA’s Office of Construction and Facilities Management; Dr. Manny Dominguez, EES Deputy Chief Learning Officer; Wilson Ariza, SimLEARN Associate Director for Training; Florida Congressman Daniel Webster; Leslie Dubow, EES Associate Director for Educational Gaming; Dr. Richard Stone, VA Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Health; Phil Hargreaves, SimLEARN Associate Director for the REdI program; Florida Congressman John Mica; Tim Liezert, Director of the Orlando VA Medical Center; Dr. Haru Okuda, SimLEARN National Medical Director; Dr. Harry Robinson, SimLEARN National Program Manager. (VA photo by Gerald Sonnenberg)

VHA holds National Simulation Center ribbon cutting, dedication Sept. 16

By Gerald Sonnenberg
EES Marketing and Communication

ORLANDO, Fla. – The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Simulation Learning, Education and Research Network (SimLEARN) National Simulation Center was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 16. Dr. Richard Stone, VA Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Health, provided the keynote address.

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