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Register now for simulation training courses in 2018

By Gerald Sonnenberg
EES Marketing and Communication

ORLANDO, Fla. – A variety of simulation training courses at the VHA SimLEARN National Simulation Center (NSC) and in Palo Alto, California are now available. The scheduled classes go well into 2018. A full list of courses is available here.

Some of the available courses are featured below. However, a list of courses available over the next quarter of fiscal year 2018 is available here.

The Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) teaches registered nurses core level knowledge and psychomotor skills, which are defined as central or key elements of the multidimensional processes involved in the initial assessment and management of sick or injured patients. TNCC also provides a foundation for integrated communication and collaboration in identifying and treating the sick or injured. For more information or to register, click here.

The first Musculoskeletal (MSK) clinician class for 2018 is scheduled for Feb. 21-22. This face-to-face simulation training is designed to enhance primary care providers’ knowledge, skills and confidence to manage common musculoskeletal problems. In addition, this training emphasizes appropriate resource utilization and access to specialty care. For more information or to register, click here.

The Out of Operating Room Airway Management (OOORAM) simulation instructor training course has seats available for three scheduled presentations in 2018. The first is in February. This course combines didactic, small group and hands-on simulation activities so participants can develop the skills necessary to design, develop, implement and debrief simulation-based OOORAM training in their work centers. For more information or to register, click here.

Next is a General Simulation Instructor Course in Palo Alto, California. This course combines didactic, small group, and hands-on simulation activities led by experts in health care simulation training. The 2.5 day, face-to-face classes are intended for both novice and advanced beginner health care simulation educators across a variety of disciplines including physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and associated health care providers. For more information or to register, click here.