Join UI Health and the seven UIC Health Sciences colleges in the national celebration of Healthcare Simulation Week 2019 on September 16-20. This campaign is focused on bringing greater awareness to the extraordinary simulation assets that exist across UI Health. Join your classmates and colleagues in exploring the wide variety of educational and health delivery methods here at UIC / UI Health where simulation is making a difference in the training and experience of our students and clinical experts.
As leaders in health care delivery, translational research and education across multiple diverse disciplines, UI Health is committed to training the health care leaders of the future. One element of modern education for practitioners and students today is through medical simulation techniques.
Simulation at UIC / UI Health
Using specially trained actors, advanced manikins of all ages and high-tech environments, learners at UIC can practice clinical communication and decision making skills, and get hands on training in medical diagnosis, treatment and care.
UIC Health Sciences simulation by the numbers
- UIC has more than 5 dedicated simulation labs
- That occupy about 52,000 square feet of space, including an mock operating room
- Educate more than 20,000 learners each year
- Provides more than 50,000 hours of learning each year
- All seven health sciences colleges at UIC incorporate simulation into their courses
UIC is a University for the Future
UIC health sciences educational programs utilize high-tech, high-fidelity, hands-on simulation labs across many health care disciplines. Simulating healthcare delivery is an important part of improving Access to Excellence for health sciences education and clinical practice. UIC is proud to deliver positive Public and Social Impact as a leader in educating future doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, public health, social work and applied health professionals.
Oral Health Education Simulation at UIC
Watch these videos to learn more about how we use simulation in our dental and other health sciences training curriculums.
VIDEO: Simulation in Oral Health Training
As leaders in health care delivery, translational research and education across multiple diverse disciplines, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry and UI Health are committed to training the health care leaders of the future. A key element in our curriculum is training using medical simulation techniques. Watch as our students utilize the latest in dental health simulation technology to change the future of oral health.
VIDEO: IGNITE a new future in surgical simulation
University of Illinois College of Medicine's chief of the division of general, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, Pier Giulianotti, MD, FACS describes a new future for surgery, simulation and the innovative medicine that is happening here. Dr. Giulianotti holds the Lloyd Nyhus Chair in Minimally-Invasive and Robotic surgery and has been the first surgeon in the world to perform a significant series of complex robotic procedures and has personally performed more than 2,000 robot assisted surgeries.
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