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).REQUEST PROGRAM INFORMATION
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.APPLY ONLINE
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:
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.
|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|
Upon completion of the program, students will have the knowledge and skills to serve as lab coordinators, managers or directors of simulation centers.