Sinclair Community College revs up health care training with simulation center
By Zack Frink, Elevate Dayton
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.