The mission of the Penn Medicine Clinical Simulation Center is to improve patient safety and clinical outcomes by integrating medical simulation based teaching methodologies into the educational curriculum for all students, residents, attending physicians, nurses and other ancillary health care staff at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Improved Patient Care through Simulation Based Teaching and the Advancement of this Educational Methodology
Penn Medicine Clinical Simulation Center is an educational entity focused on utilizing and developing the field of simulation based medical education with a staff committed to:
- Be learner-focused, service-oriented educational organization.
- Design and implement simulation training that fully incorporate state-of-the-art training techniques and equipment.
- Incorporate medical simulation into the training curriculum for students, faculty and staff at all levels in all specialties.
- Contribute to the published field of research surrounding simulation based educational methodologies.
- Demonstrate the validity and predictive value of medical simulation as a competency assessment evaluation tool.
- Further the development of medical simulation training and technology through collaboration with corporate sponsors and academic professionals from various non-medical specialties.
- Serve as a resource for other healthcare professionals, educators and researchers in the field of simulation based educational methodologies.
- Become a regional leader in the delivery of simulation training to local medical, corporate and civic organizations that lack the facility, equipment and personnel of their own to do so.