Sinclair Community College revs up health care training with simulation center
By Zack Frink
Sinclair Community College is teaming up with health care organizations to provide hands-on training at its state-of-the-art Simulation Center, reports the Dayton Daily News.
The big picture: Sinclair's Simulation Center enables health care professionals to collaborate with the college's Health Sciences faculty in creating realistic health scenarios, offering valuable hands-on training for various critical situations.
- The center has recently resumed its efforts to provide training opportunities after a pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
What's next: Health care organizations can lease the Simulation Center or have Sinclair develop specific training scenarios, including mock codes, difficult airway cases, pediatric emergencies and more.
- The center also serves as a resource for community partners such as health care organizations, in line with the college's mission.
Zoom in: The Simulation Center houses cutting-edge equipment that replicates operating rooms, home health care areas and exam rooms.
- Recently, the center has provided training on inserting air tubes through difficult air pathways, PPE protocol adherence and managing ICU patients with a critical care simulator.
Why it matters: The partnership between Sinclair Community College and health care organizations has received praise for its positive impact on team interactions and critical situation processing.