Center for Simulation Education

News Archive June 06, 2013

Center for Simulation Education

An innovative resource for risk-free training

MAYWOOD, Ill. – The Health Sciences Division of Loyola University Chicago is the home of the Center for Simulation Education. This comprehensive simulation education and performance assessment enterprise features the latest training facilities allowing medical and nursing students, residents, and health professionals to develop and demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills and collaborative practice.

Learning takes place in a safe, risk-free environment where individuals have the opportunity to repeat a skill and achieve mastery.

The Center for Simulation Education is conveniently located together on Loyola University Chicago’s Health Sciences Campus in Maywood, Ill., 10 miles from downtown Chicago.

Facilities include:

The Advanced Procedure Education Center. Bronchoscopic, endoscopic and urologic training simulators; laparoscopic training room; classrooms (wet and dry labs); and debriefing room with live feed connected to the operating room.

Selfridge Clinical Skills Center. Ambulatory care office suite for standardized patient encounters.

Stamm Task Training Room. Modular workspace for task training in commonly used clinical procedures.

Walgreen Family Virtual Hospital. State-of-the-art mannequin hospital, with individualized control rooms and debriefing pods; home health setting to simulate follow-up care.

Virtual OR. Mock operating room with accompanying anesthesia delivery system.

Cadaveric Education Lab. Dedicated lab for dissection and skills training using cadaveric or animal tissues.

For more information about Loyola University Chicago’s Center for Simulation Education, visit contact or 708.216.1210.


Joseph Pixler

Health Sciences Division
Toula Vasilopoulos

Health Sciences Division
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