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Clinical Simulation Programs

Understanding how to create an effective simulation training program requires an intimate understanding of how simulation and education coalesce into learning experiences for healthcare. MedStar SiTEL has the expertise and experience to meet this need for your hospital’s learning enterprise. Through our partnership with MedStar Health’s subject matter experts and other affiliates, we support and deliver a variety of high quality training exercises:

  • AHA
  • Physician Services
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatric
  • Anesthesia
  • Physician Residency Bootcamp
  • Staff Nurses
  • Allied Health
  • Patient Care Technicians
  • Nursing Services
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nursing Residency
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Code Blue Team
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Pulmonary
  • Critical Care

Equipment Overview

  • 11 high fidelity adult simulators
  • 3 high fidelity maternal birthing simulators
  • 4 high fidelity pediatric simulators
  • 6 high fidelity newborn simulators
  • 1 high fidelity premature simulator
  • 2 Hysteroscopy virtual reality simulators
  • 5 laparoscopic virtual reality simulators
  • 1 endoscopic virtual reality simulator
  • 11 Fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery trainers
  • A variety of custom designed and built surgical simulators
  • A variety of task trainers that support ACGME programs
  • Serious gaming integration

Our Team

  • 2 operations managers
  • 1 AHA operations manager
  • 7 simulation specialists
  • 2 navigators
  • 1 simulation innovations officer

Clinical Simulation Services

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Clinical Simulation Services.


Our mission is to deliver the highest quality simulation operations in the nation in order to improve the quality of care and patient safety.

MedStar SiTEL Clinical Simulation Services

With two of the nation’s largest simulation centers, we offer simulation-based curricula and dynamic training environments to minimize and eliminate medical errors at every opportunity.

Our state-of-the art multidisciplinary simulation training and research facilities offer over 12,000 sq. ft. of space, utilizing diverse technologies for a learner-centered approach to healthcare education. These dynamic environments foster multiple types of learning, enabling our Clinical Simulation Services (CSS) to guide physicians, nurses and allied health professionals in achieving their educational goals. With courses designed to strengthen confidence and promote competence, MedStar SiTEL’s CSS provides a safe and supportive environment for mastering skills, practicing protocols, applying clinical decision making, and developing communication and interpersonal skills.

Our Approach to Clinical Simulation Curriculum

Our simulation-based curricula help clinicians minimize and eliminate medical errors at every opportunity, improving patient safety and increase quality of care. With our team approach, a clinical simulation educator collaborates with subject matter experts to develop an evidence-based curriculum. Using this curriculum, a simulation specialist creates a dynamic and realistic experience to effectively educate our learners using the expertise of our faculty. 


American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Courses

  • Basic Life Support (Healthcare Providers) Initial Certification Course
  • Basic Life Support (Healthcare Providers) Renewal Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Initial Certification Course
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Renewal Pediatric Advance Life Support Initial Certification Course
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support Renewal

As an authorized American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center, MedStar SiTEL supports the mission of the American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Program to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke, by improving the Chain of Survival in every community. We also incorporate AHA outcome data into all of our resuscitation courses, resulting in an expansive Code Blue curriculum.

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