Explore Research Innovation at UCLA Health
Healing humankind requires a lifelong commitment to learning—absorbing new research, perfecting cutting-edge techniques, and advancing communication methodologies.
Develop a range of competencies with continuing education resources, such as high-fidelity simulations and comprehensive teamwork training.
Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Training
CASIT's mission is to define and advance the state of the art of surgical and interventional technology, to revolutionize surgical education and training, to enable the development of unprecedented accuracy and precision in the performance of minimally invasive procedures and to deliver novel, interventional therapies to patients.Learn more →
The David Geffen School of Medicine offers Grand Rounds Online (GRO) activities that are:
The Office of Continuing Medical Education offers in-person courses throughout the year (All courses have been moved to a virtual format until further notice).
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UCLA offers a one day simulation training course in anesthesia crisis management. As one of ASA’s endorsed programs, our course can be used toward Part IV (Practice Performance Assessment & Improvement) of Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA®). Learn more →
See this educational methodology in action across multiple departments and multidisciplinary areas.
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Our Sim Center Team is here to help you develop curriculum, support simulation training and evaluate learning outcomes.
For technology-based tools: SimTeam@mednet.ucla.edu
For Standardized Patients: UCLASPProgram@mednet.ucla.edu
We work closely with:
The UCLA Simulation Instructor Training course is a two day course for those who would like to learn more about teaching with high fidelity scenario-based simulation. The course objectives are to explore the key elements/theories behind simulation-based education and instruction, practice effective debriefing techniques, and develop and pilot a simulation scenario. Learn more →
Train in various team simulations managing codes and critical scenarios. The courses emphasizes effective teamwork, communication and resource management. Learn more →
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