Visit the Simulation Center in the UC College of Medicine, where real-life scenarios are replicated for educational purposes.
Formerly called the Center for Competency Development and Assessment (CCDA), the center is now in its 10th year of operation. To celebrate the anniversary and formalize the name change, the Simulation Center staff is hosting an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26 in the Medical Sciences Building, Suite E-350.
The centerís resources include high-fidelity human simulators, which recreate life and death medical cases, task trainers, which are models of individual body parts to teach medical procedures, and standardized patients, people who portray a patient for medical students, residents, nurses and others.
The open house is also a way to extend an invitation to educators outside the Academic Health Center, to learn how the Simulation Center services can be adapted to assist learners in professions outside of medicine.
For more information on the open house or to find out more about using services at the Simulation Center, call (513) 558-7724.