Corewell Health South Simulation Training Center Receives National Accreditation
Jan 26, 2023
(ST. JOSEPH) - The Society for Simulation in Healthcare has
awarded the simulation training center at Corewell Health South full
accreditation in the areas of teaching, education and systems integration.
Corewell Health South is the first hospital-based simulation training center in
the state of Michigan to be recognized with this national accreditation.
The simulation training center provides a safe environment
for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals to practice skills
and experience simulated medical cases using fully interactive, high-fidelity
manikins. Simulation education allows for realistic, full immersion
environments to rehearse procedures in high-risk care situations such as
cardiac arrest or trauma emergencies.
“This accreditation shows Corewell Health South is
committed to patient safety and improving clinical outcomes by offering gold
standard health care education,” said Spring Lutzen, manager, simulation
laboratory, Corewell Health South. “We are leading the way in facilitating
excellence using top-tier simulation technologies and methodologies to prepare
our health care professionals for real-world scenarios.”
The simulation training center at Corewell Health South
trained 2,494 health care professionals in 2022, including nurses, community
emergency medical personnel, medical students and residents, totaling more than
14,600 hours of learning.
To learn more about the simulation training center at
Corewell Health South, visit spectrumhealthlakeland.org/simlab.