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Simulation Operations Specialist Training Program: Onsite
Course Abbreviation
Tech Sim Onsite
Upcoming Class Dates (MM/DD/YYYY)
09/26/2017, 09/27/2017, 11/09/2017, 11/10/2017
Scott Atkinson, Dan Battista, Jim Christman, Tom Dongilli, Kris Hara, Kevin Miracle
Thomas Dongilli, Kevin Miracle 
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About the Course

This 1.5 day interactive training program is designed to educate simulation operations specialists (SOS) on the key tasks associated with the daily operations and maintenance of a simulation center. This course builds upon asynchronous online content to provide a more detailed and in depth exploration of the many roles of the SOS.

Can’t make one of the scheduled course dates? Not a problem!  This course is also designed to accommodate from 1-15 participants and dates can be adjusted to your busy schedule. Simply contact us with some alternate dates and we will work with you to get your class scheduled. 


  • Roles and Responsibilities of Simulation Operations Specialist
  • Understanding Simulation Terminology
  • Supply and Inventory Management
  • AV Considerations
  • IT Considerations
  • The Simulation Operations Specialist Role in Curriculum Development Process
  • Role of the Simulation Operations Specialist in Debriefing
  • Calendar Management
  • Simulation Center Policy and Procedure Considerations
  • Certification Considerations


Includes hands-on workshops in several content areas including...

  • Simulation Fidelity
  • IT Troubleshooting
  • Repair and Maintenance Considerations
  • Standardizing Room Set Up and Turnover
  • Course Preparation
  • Scenario Creation
  • Creative Solutions

Tech Sim Onsite cost: $495

This course is eligible for 14 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

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