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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.

National Simulation Center awarded new certification

By Gerald Sonnenberg
EES Marketing and Communication

ORLANDO, Fla. – The American Society of Anesthesiologists has granted the VHA SimLEARN National Simulation Center Maintenance Of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) certification for the training and testing commensurate with requirements for board certification and maintenance in anesthesiology.

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VA doctor helps save critically ill Veteran; Simulation training aids effort

By Gerald Sonnenberg
EES Marketing and Communication

AUGUSTA, Maine – Medical professionals are relied upon for their skill and heart during the most trying of times. They can also provide hope when situations seem their darkest. On a dreary evening Feb. 21, the winter weather in Maine was wet, foggy and cold as Dr. Ronnie Marrache, chief of medical services at the VA Maine Healthcare System in Augusta, arrived at a small, community hospital where he sometimes cared for patients.

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