Dec 03, 2020  
2013-14 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-14 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Health & Patient Simulation


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School of Health and Patient Simulation

The School of Health and Patient Simulation is a national, regional and local trendsetter in the use of patient simulation to enhance the learning objectives of the curriculums. The School of Health and Patient Simulation is home to SIMS Medical Center™ (SMC), the teaching hospital at STCC. SMC provides state-of-the-art educational environments where students and current health care personnel obtain new skills and refine existing competencies with an experienced faculty and staff dedicated to the exploration of patient simulation with the goal of improved patient care.

An emphasis on interdisciplinary scenarios closely replicates the medical workforce environment of today. SMC includes a four-bed Acute Care Unit, Trauma Room / Flex Unit, Surgical Suite, Sterile Processing Unit, Basic Care Unit, Outpatient Services, Family Life Unit and the Berkshire Bank Critical Care Unit. Students obtain direct hands-on experience with patient simulators from Laerdal, CAE, and Gaumard placed in realistic medical settings. SMC is a Laerdal Center of Educational Excellence.

The School of Health and Patient Simulation is overseen by Dean Michael Foss, MA, R.D.M.S., R.V.T

The departments within the School of Health and Patient Simulation are listed below. Select the “Go to information” link for a list of that department’s course offerings, or select from the “Programs” list to see degree or certificate offerings within that department.

Cosmetology

Go to information for Cosmetology.

Programs

Certificate Programs

Dental Assistant

Go to information for Dental Assistant.

Programs

Certificate Programs

Dental Hygiene

Go to information for Dental Hygiene.

Programs

Associate Degree Programs and Options

Diagnostic Medical Imaging

Go to information for Diagnostic Medical Imaging.

Programs

Associate Degree Programs and Options

Integrative Health Care

Go to information for Integrative Health Care.

Programs

Associate Degree Programs and Options

Certificate Programs

Interdisciplinary Health Studies

Go to information for Interdisciplinary Health Studies.

Medical Assistant

Go to information for Medical Assistant.

Programs

Associate Degree Programs and Options

Certificate Programs

Medical Laboratory Technician

Go to information for Medical Laboratory Technician.

Programs

Associate Degree Programs and Options

Certificate Programs

Rehabilitation Therapies

Go to information for Rehabilitation Therapies.

Programs

Associate Degree Programs and Options

Respiratory Care

Go to information for Respiratory Care.

Programs

Associate Degree Programs and Options

Surgical Technology

Go to information for Surgical Technology.

Programs

Associate Degree Programs and Options