• #VADidThat: Learning through simulation, saving Veterans’ lives

    VA's SimLEARN improves the quality of health care services for America’s Veterans through the application of simulation-based learning.

  • Saluting excellence in health professions education

    “These doctors are creating new and better ways to teach the next generation of health care providers to improve the care of patients.”

  • VA SimLEARN program improves providers frontline readiness

    SimLEARN Program helps VA health care providers keep skills sharp and maintain readiness. More than 1000 nurses will have trained in one their programs by the end of September.

  • VA’s Telestroke Program saving Veterans’ lives

    VA’s National Telestroke program: a virtual hub of VA stroke neurologists covering 40 VA facilities with 20 more to be added each year. VA’s National Telestroke Program Team guarantees teams are ready.

  • Unveiling shows VA’s simulation work to provide better Veteran care

    As a crowd of people gathered around Jonathan Nguyen, he spoke to a mannequin lying in a hospital bed. This one talked back. As its eyes blinked and chest cavity moved from breathing in and out, it told Nguyen about its pain. This interaction displayed the latest simulation center for improving Veteran care, unveiled Sept. 17 at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. The opening coincided with Healthcare Simulation Week Sept. 16-20. Simulation is a rapidly growing program within VA, said Dr. Scott Wiltz, associate medical director for training at the SimLEARN National Simulation Center in Orlando, Florida

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