UIC Health Sciences Simulation Consortiumsdrake72019-10-21T12:09:39-05:00
UIC HEALTH SCIENCES SIMULATION CONSORTIUM (UIC HSSC)
The UIC HSSC provides simulation-based instruction and assessment programs to the health professions at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
UIC learners typically attend a variety of programs at the different centers, depending on curriculum content and their physical location. In particular:
The Simulation and Integrative Learning Institute provides a broad variety of simulation activities utilizing standardized patients, task trainers and mannequins, and provides on-site simulations for learners when based at the UIC Medical Center.
The Surgical Laboratories provide learners with specialized simulation activities in surgical skills, including laparoscopic and robotic surgery.
The OBG simulation area provides learners with specialized task-trainer and mannequin-based simulation activities for gynecological surgery and obstetrical skills.
The UIC HSSC
Shares resources and expertise
Collaborates on curriculum development
Develops common processes and forms
Conducts joint professional development activities
Provides a rich, diverse, coordinated and systematic simulation-based curriculum to our shared population of learners
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) UIC-HSSC has been awarded accreditation as a Level Comprehensive Educational Institute by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
The UIC-HSSC joins a select group of ACS accredited simulation centers worldwide, facilitating opportunities for research and collaboration in the development of innovative simulation-based educational programs.
For information about the Surgical Skills Laboratories, please contact: