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Simulation Operations Specialist Training Program: Online
Course Abbreviation
Tech Sim Online
Upcoming Class Dates (MM/DD/YYYY)
This is a virtual course with online content.
Scott Atkinson, Dan Battista, Jim Christman, Tom Dongilli, Kris Hara, Kevin Miracle
Thomas Dongilli 
No administrators are assigned to this course. Contact wiserhelp@upmc.edu for assistance  
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About the Course
This online 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. The course will review topics familiar to the more experienced SOS.  

Tech Sim Online will cover the following topics:

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Simulation Operations Specialist
  • Understanding Simulation Terminology
  • Supply and Inventory Management
  • Audio Visual 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

Tech Sim Online cost:  $150

This course is eligible for 3 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

The course is always open and always available for registering! Please ignore the class dates, contact wiserhelp@upmc.edu if you have any questions.

If you would like a more in depth and detailed exploration of the many roles of the SOS, we suggest that you look into our Tech Sim Onsite program 

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