Patient Safety Training Center Programs

Two Training Center student working with Mannikin in hosptial bed

Simulation-Based Education and Research (SBER) provides the space and resources for clinical skills and task training, competency development, and scenario-based training using programmable manikins and standardized patient actors (SPs). SBER provides their own staff as educators, in addition to non-SBER instructors for specialty topics.

Here is a sampling of the many multidisciplinary courses and programs that SBER currently supports:

  • Nurse Residency Program (NRP)
  • Communication and behavior training
  • Emergency management and mass casualty training
  • Objective Structured Clinical Evaluation (OSCE) training for Geisel School of Medicine students
  • Occupational safety training for employees
  • Just-in-time trainings in response to patient safety initiatives
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Basic Life Support (BLS), and the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Responding to Medical Emergencies (RME) Team Training
  • Video shoots for marketing, education and testing
  • In situ/mobile simulation at our locations
  • System integration and testing for new equipment and procedures

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth/Colby-Sawyer Nursing Program

The PSTC assists the faculty of local learning institutions such as the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and Colby-Sawyer Nursing Program, with integrating simulation into their curriculum.