The Healthcare Alliance Simulation Center at PTC
The Healthcare Alliance Simulation Center (affectionately called the "SimCenter") is located on the campus of Pine Technical College in Pine City, Minnesota. With the generous support of a $4.2M Department of Labor grant* awarded in 2009, the college built a state-of-the-art center for simulation to benefit its healthcare education programs.
The high-fidelity simulation suite boasts the best Laerdal Medical has to offer. As of 2011, the SimCenter features a SimMan 3G, two SimMan Classic (one of which travels to local healthcare providers to assist with their on-site training), three Vital Sim Nursing Annes, two Vital Sim Nursing Kellys, a Vital Sim Nursing Kid and Nursing Kelly, and several basic manikins used by the college's CNA and nursing classes. The SimCenter also will contain a control room and the Laerdal Advanced Video System to facilitate the debriefing process for PTC's programs. The integration of electronic medical records is also planned.
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