Medical Simulation

Fall & Spring Semester

Medical Simulation (1 Credit Hour)

The use of medical simulation is a highly effective method to enhance learning, improve patient care, decrease medical errors and improve patient safety. In this hands-on course, simulation will be utilized to provide students with opportunities to gain exposure to patient care, critical thinking, clinical decision making, communication and procedural skills. Students will work with a variety of simulators (including low, mid and high fidelity simulators, task trainers and cadavers). This is a one semester course is offered to second year osteopathic medical students.

Students will be assigned to take the course in either the Fall or the Spring semester.