Medical Simulation

Certificate Programs

Certificate in Medical Simulation
CGS and CAGS

Help train tomorrow’s healthcare providers by developing, implementing and evaluating simulated clinical experiences.

Medical simulation provides the means to deliver a standardized curriculum through safe, innovative and effective methods. As a student in the medical simulation program, you will learn how to integrate medical curriculum into simulations in a way that helps students master the subject through varying degrees of difficulty, clinical variations and individualized learning.

PCOM's medical simulation certificate program is available at our Suwanee, GA or Philadelphia, PA locations and can be completed online for those with access to an approved simulation center. Online students will be required to make three visits to the Suwanee campus during the program (once each term).

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Certificate Options

Both options include the same coursework. View our application requirements page for additional details.

Upon completion of this program, students will have medical simulation skills including educational learning theories, simulation building, debriefing techniques and more.

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Program Highlights

This program is designed for individuals interested in a career in medical simulation. Students in this program will learn to train medical students and other healthcare providers by designing, implementing, running and assessing medical simulations.

During the program, students will also:

  • Obtain certification in Basic Life Support (CPR) through the American Heart Association.
  • Receive training in ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support).
  • Complete the National Registry Emergency Medicine Technician Basic EMT course.
  • Develop 30 simulations individually including two interprofessional simulations.
  • Run approximately 2,000 simulations.
  • Become certified as "Train the Trainers in Stop the Bleed."

Curriculum

Students must successfully complete eight courses (24 credits) in order to obtain a certificate in medical simulation. The courses listed below are subject to change. Please consult the course catalog for additional information.

 

REQUIRED COURSES

Introduction to Medical Simulation 3 Credits
Task Training and Simulation Development Course 3 Credits
Mannequin Based Simulation and EMT Basic Course 3 Credits
Standardized Patients Based Simulation Course 3 Credits
Medical Simulation Business Course 3 Credits
Medical Simulation for Pre-Clinical Training Course 3 Credits
Medical Simulation for Advance Clinical Training Course 3 Credits
Leadership for Practitioners 3 Credits
   
TOTAL CREDITS SECOND YEAR 24 Credits

Career Options

Upon completion of the program, students will have the knowledge and skills to serve as lab coordinators, managers or directors of simulation centers.

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended these programs:


Program Name:
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Medical Simulation

This program is designed to be completed in 39 weeks.

This program will cost $17,226 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with an undefined amount of debt. (The median cumulative amount of debt for all Title IV students including private, institutional and Federal student debt for students who received Title IV aid at any point for attendance in the program.)

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Pennsylvania, Georgia

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings
about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here:
https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/

Date Created: 5/13/2019
These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education.



Program Name:
Certificate of Graduate Studies in Medical Simulation

This program is designed to be completed in 39 weeks.

This program will cost $11,484 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with an undefined amount of debt. (The median cumulative amount of debt for all Title IV students including private, institutional and Federal student debt for students who received Title IV aid at any point for attendance in the program.)

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Pennsylvania, Georgia

For more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings
about this institution and other postsecondary institutions please click here:
https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/

Date Created: 5/13/2019
These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education.

Contact Us

 

Interested in learning more about the medical simulation certificate program? Please contact:

Jeff Adams NREMT-P, BA, MS
Director of Simulation
PCOM Georgia
Email: jefferyad@pcom.edu