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About Simulation at Penn Medicine
Simulation Training

Simulation at Penn Medicine includes training, assessment and change management simulation activities occurring at the Penn Medicine Clinical Simulation Center as well in situ (unit based) activities occurring at each of the Penn Medicine facilities and practices.   The simulation team includes simulation specialists and educators who incorporate simulation methodologies into curriculum for clinical and non-clinical staff and other initiatives.  The Penn Medicine Clinical Simulation Center located at Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse includes human patient simulators set in realistic hospital environment for interprofessional training as well as task and virtual reality trainers for individual instruction in procedural skills such as central line placement, endotracheal intubation, laparoscopic procedures, and fiberoptic endoscopy.   Simulation at Penn Medicine is an authorized provider of AHA courses, a test site for the SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery  and Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery examinations and offers a full complement of courses designed for a broad range of medical specialties. Finally, Simulation at Penn Medicine includes the Penn Medicine Standardized Patient Program which is used by medical students, physicians, healthcare professionals and hospital administrators alike.

Training Programs
Standardized Patient Program
  • 12 Standardized Patient Exam Rooms
  • Faculty Viewing Room
Measey Surgical Skills Suite
  • Specialty trainers for surgical skills
Six Simulation Rooms for Team and Individual Training
  • Simulated Procedure Room
  • Simulated Labor and Delivery Room
  • Simulated In-Patient Room
  • Simulated Emergency Dept. Room
Penn Simulation Facility
Penn Simulation Facility
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Penn Simulation Facility
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Additional Features
  • Multi-purpose Skills Lab
  • Conference Rooms
  • Locker Rooms and Lounge
  • Computer Lab
  • Administrative Offices
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