Simulation Education at Banner Health  

Simulation Courses

 

Banner Simulation System provides a unique learning experience for health care providers by offering a wide range of courses to train and improve skills.

 

NURSES

PHYSICIANS

MULTIDISCIPLINARY

  • ACLS and PALS
  • Mock Code Class 
  • Anesthesiology Technology
  • Sterile Process Department (SPD)


Orientation/New Hires:  All nursing graduates and nurses new to Banner Health Arizona Region are required to take this course.

Location: Banner Simulation Medical Center
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ED Academy:  The Emergency Department (ED) academy can help new graduate nurses and experienced nurses, new to the ED, improve these skills:

  • assessment
  • diagnoses
  • planning
  • evaluation
  • implementation
  • outcome identification

The seven-week course combines Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) orientation on-line modules, didactic, skills and simulation training to expose the new emergency nurse to a variety of educational learning opportunities and experiences.  

Completion of the ED academy and unit-based precepted orientation will prepare the new ED nurse to practice safely as an advanced beginner.

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Medical/Surgical Academy: Ten- week program for New Graduate Nurses as part of the “Journey of a Lifetime.”

The Academy helps to bridge the gap between the knowledge and skills learned in nursing school, to the application of knowledge and critical thinking in the clinical setting.

The academy incorporates simulation training into the curricula; in addition to didactic and skills training.

The program covers topics on everything from treating the patient in pain, to identifying an acute stroke, to performing mock simulations on mannequins in the SimEt center.

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Neonatal Academy:  This course is for new nursing graduates and nurses new to NICU. The course starts the second week of orientation with 12 classes over six weeks.

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Pediatric Academy: This course is for new nursing graduates and nurses new to pediatrics. It  is an eight-hour day a week for five weeks.

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Perioperative Care Registered Nurses will learn the basics needed to launch their Perioperative career as well as covering clinical specialties common to the majority of medical facilities. This includes:

  • General
  • Gynecology
  • Orthopedics
  • Endoscopy
  • Urology
  • ENT



Location:

  • Eyes
  • Basic Pediatrics
  • Plastic/Reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive procedures
  • Obstetrics (C-Sections)

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Central Venous Catheter/CVC: Our goals:

  • Education of relevant indications, procedural aspects and complications of the operation
  • Generate the motor skills necessary for safe and efficient line placement.

The two-part curriculum is composed of independent and supervised direction. Initially the student will review a computer-based didactic session as well as a take-home journal article.

 After passing a qualifying examination, the student will participate in an in-class didactic session and line-placement exercise. The course culminates with the student undergoing a rigorous evaluation of motor skills and assessment of competence with regards to the encompassing procedural aspects related to central-line placement.

Sign up for our class at Banner Good Samaritan

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Residents: Resident training is an opportunity for medical students, interns and residents to practice hospital procedures and patient care in a controlled environment.

We offer residency training for:

  • Internal Medicine
  • OB/Gyn
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Surgery

Residents are educated and tested in airway skills, basic and advanced code procedures and urgent/emergent patient care scenarios.  This class helps prepare residents for practice in a critical-care environment.  

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ACLS Initial and Renewal Classes: This program is an ASHI certification program. Its content is based on American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR, ECC and other evidence-based treatment recommendations.

This course reviews the first 10 minutes of a cardiac arrest including defibrillation, airway management, and administration of medications.

Core case studies are used to demonstrate application of the standards for Advanced Cardiac Life Support in key emergency situations. Knowledge of content and skills will be evaluated in a simulated-arrest situation. 

Initial Classes are four 4-hour sessions while renewal classes one 6-hour session.

New: Banner Health now offers its own PALS course

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Robotics: The Banner Simulation System has a da Vinci Robot in its Simulation Center at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, and is one of the few health care systems in the country that has one entirely devoted to education and training.

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Simulation Education at Banner Health
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