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Crash cart educational opportunity offered to Providence inpatient staff

Simulation study; Simulation-based strategies teach universal protocol, timeouts for invasive procedures outside operating room

VHA employee provides aid to airline passenger

Shake, rattle and rolling on the New Madrid fault

Simulation training impacts Veteran care at Truman VA

Simulation helps bring awareness to Veteran suicide prevention

Three EES Educational Gaming products finalists in worldwide competition

Simulation team training proves worthwhile during real life crisis

Fellowship Corner: Bad jokes, good practice

Simulation training, education and research expertise earns five VHA leaders top honors

Simulation training pays off during emergency

Minneapolis VA becomes first VA-managed Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery testing center

Assistive Technology course helps staff make a difference in Veterans' lives

Fellows use simulation to improve military sexual trauma assessment of Veterans

VISN 23 conducts Post-Operative Rescue Course

Medical students experience geriatric care at the VHA SimLEARN National Simulation Center

Dr. Haru Okuda receives national recognition

Out of Operating Room Airway Management classes in July, August

Mobile simulation partners with Women’s Health to conduct training

Roseburg staff uses simulation to reinforce patient care

VISN 23 achieves first in simulation certification

National nursing service orientation course developed

Musculoskeletal courses for clinicians available in June, August

Couple makes Alaska's Honor Flight Guardians 'REdI" to help Veterans

VHA National Simulation Center offers Fundamentals of Critical Care Support course 

SimLEARN musculoskeletal training designer named VA’s best physician assistant

Two VA simulation leaders honored by Society for Simulation in Healthcare

 VHA educational gaming product wins international competition



2015 Under Secretary for Health's Excellence Awards announced 

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

 SimLEARN offering point of care ultrasound course

 VHA educational gaming product runner up in international competitions

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


Nominations open for annual Under Secretary for Health's Excellence Awards

SimLEARN hospital activation team helps make new VA hospitals ready to care for Veterans

VHA facilities earn simulation certifications

VA secretary, deputy secretary tour VHA SimLEARN National Simulation Center

National Simulation Center selected as fellowship site

University of Central Florida students learn vascular surgery techniques at VHA National Simulation Center

Nominations open for 2015 Under Secretary for Health's Excellence Awards

Awards presented to recipients of 2014 Under Secretary for Health’s Excellence Awards


SimLEARN breaks ground on new national simulation center

VA awards contract to construct VHA National Simulation Center

SimLEARN staff demonstrate simulation skills to students 


Nominations open for Under Secretary for Health's excellence awards 

2013 Under Secretary for Health’s Excellence Awards announced 

SimLEARN staff debuts OOORAM training for clinicians



An Original 'Sim Champion' Retires After Distinguished VA Career

Next generation of providers training to recognize and treat delirium

Video baby monitor increases simulation realism without big price tag

Robinson Named SimLEARN National Program Manager

IMSH Highlights World of Simulation

Gainesville RN receives 2012 VA Under Secretary for Health's Excellence Award

First REdI Training Classes Held at VACO



VHA Training Providers in Health Care for Women Veterans

Competencies for interprofessional collaboration; A framework for assessment of simulation exercises

Bringing Simulation Back to Life

Palo Alto Setting for VHA Clinical Simulation Instructor Training

VA Announces Addition of Haru Okuda, M.D., as National Medical Director for SimLEARN

VA-Army Agreement Helping Transform Health Care for Patients

VA Under Secretary Gives First Simulation Training Awards

Simulation Centers Increasingly Established At VA Medical Centers

VHA Employees Attend World's Largest Simulation Conference



Madigan Army Medical Center's Anderson Simulation Center: Training Today Saves Lives Tomorrow

Bodies Everywhere!

National Director of Nursing Programs

Sim One - The First Computer-Controlled Patient Simulator

SimLEARN Program Manager Appointed

Dayton VA Medical Center Surgical Service Simulation Center