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The Centre for Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Learning offers a facility for clinical educators, learners and practicing professionals to train in an environment that reflects the health care needs of Victoria and the Island Health region where access, service availability, priority, and cost are important factors.

Further, an interprofessional education model and a team-based, patient-centred care approach are identified as best practices for regions such as ours where long distances between health centres, many remote communities, and a large aging population impact service delivery and quality expectations for a range of health professionals.

Learning sessions are focused on increasingly complex patient needs, changing practice technologies, diverse practise settings and professional specialization.

We are aligned with the provincial model and network defined by the BC Simulation Task Force.

Who can book a learning session?

Our user groups include:

  • Undergraduate medical students and post-graduate medical residents.
  • Undergraduate midwifery students.
  • Undergraduate (years 3 and 4) and post-graduate nursing students.
  • Practicing professionals such as doctors and nurses, as well as first responders, respiratory therapists, anesthesiologists and midwives.
  • Health researchers from Island Health, UVic, and UBC.

Other learners may include social workers, public health care workers, child care workers, health information science workers, among others. 

Contact us at simsupp@uvic.ca to book a learning session.

We look forward to learning with you!