The Sentara Center for Simulation and Immersive Learning (SCSIL) is a full service simulation center offering a full complement of simulation tools and techniques to meet your educational needs. These tools and techniques are used to teach and assess a variety of clinical, communication, and team-based skills. SCSIL provides its services to all disciplines within the healthcare industry as well as non-healthcare related industries. SCSIL offers off-the-shelf curriculum and has the capability to adapt activities to your specific needs.
The simulation methods SCSIL uses include: Standardized Patients (SPs), Physical Teaching Associates (PTAs), Genitourinary Teaching Associates (GTAs), manikin-based simulators, partial task trainers, virtual and immersive environments, computer based simulators, and other educational technologies to meet the outcomes and objectives established by a broad range of clients.
Simulation activities offered by SCSIL can be delivered within the facilities of SCSIL or can be provided offsite as well. Click on each item in the list below for more information on each of the tools and techniques employed by SCSIL as well as a sample course list to better familiarize yourself with our offerings.
- Research and Innovation
- Standardized Patients (SPs)
- Physical Exam Teaching Associate (PETA)
- Gynecological Teaching Associate (GTA) / Male Urological Teaching Associate (MUTA)
- Manikin-Based Simulators
- Partial Task Trainers
- Example Course List