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Welcome to UAB Clinical Simulation

UAB Clinical Simulation develops, delivers, and supports procedural, immersive, and systems simulations carefully designed for learners. Our team of skilled professionals collaborates with content experts from the various involved professions to deliver valuable, high-quality simulation events.

Simulation is a proven training strategy for all members of the health care team. The simulated setting provides a psychologically safe environment for care providers to practice procedures and high-risk clinical situations. Simulation improves patient safety and generates cost savings for the institution.

For these and many other reasons, we will always advise you to “SimFirst”, no matter the procedure, event, space or process.

Our Team

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Back Row (from left): Ben Whitaker, Jobin Abraham, Emma Bertolaet, Markie Clement, April Belle, Greg LaFollette, Briana Miller, Nicole Temple

Middle Row (from left): Ca’Nesia Jackson, Carlyssa Boyd, Bonny Joly, Monica Dent, Andres Viles, Mercedees Willis, Jordan Whaley, Kelly Markham, Frank Ruggiero, Marjorie Lee White

Front Row (from left): Lisa Bergman, Diana Darr, Andrea Hammett, Aja Burgin, Eunice Choe


Clinical Sim News

Clinical Simulation hosts workshop on global stage

Select members of the UAB Clinical Simulation team attended the 24th annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, where they presented an interactive workshop on Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice for an international audience using tangrams and Legos.

CVL sims hone skills, build confidence

When lives are on the line, training and practice are vital. This is literally the case when it comes to central venous line (CVL) insertions, and UAB Clinical Simulation is here to help.

Clinical Simulation hosts new proning course

In a new SimUAB Facilitator Development course, UAB Clinical Simulation’s immersive simulation team coached content experts on utilizing Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice (RCDP) to train learners in safe manual proning.