HCA TriStar Division Simulation Learning Center
HCA TriStar Division Simulation Learning Center Open House
What Is a Simulation Learning Center?
The Simulation Learning Center (SLC) was built to provide our employees a state-of-the art learning environment. The benefits of simulation education include standardization and repetition of content, interactive learning in a clinical setting without patient risk, and the ability of the learner to develop confidence and competence.
HCA TriStar Division is the first to support division-wide professional development in HCA Healthcare. The audiovisual simulcast capabilities provide ongoing support for nurses, physicians and leaders.
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The TriStar Nurse Residency Program hosts monthly education sessions in the SLC classrooms. The SLC is 13,000 square feet and houses a training center room for resuscitation classes for BLS, ACLS and PALS certification in addition to:
- 6 classrooms
- 9 low-fidelity simulation beds
- 6 high-fidelity simulation rooms
- 3 instructor control rooms
- 2 conference rooms
- 2 debriefing rooms
Mannequin-based simulators prepare new nurses for the transition to the hospital setting. Simulation mannequins can replicate a revolutionary level of realism and have ranging levels of fidelity and interaction:
- Super interactive
- Very interactive
- Moderately interactive
- Cardio Pulmonary
- OB patient
- Pediatric patient
- Newborn patient
- NICU patient