Simulation Learning Events

Using a blend of classroom and simulation learning, this workshop is intended to provide participants with further training in coordinating care with community partners. The simulation based training uses actors and enhanced technology to recreate scenarios encountered in the post acute care setting. It is intended to foster transparency and accountability across the continuum of care.

Who can benefit from this Training?

Participants may include administrative leadership, nurses, social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists and any patient care team members willing to participate.

Scenarios may address:
  • End of Life Issues
  • Dealing with Dementia
  • Rehabilitation Potential
  • Commuication strategies for smooth transitions

The Healthcare Careers Discovery Program at Holy Name Medical Center's Institute for Simulation Learning is a simulation-based 1 week seminar for high school students interested in learning more about a career in healthcare. An active learning environment will include a combination of classroom and hands on experiences to prepare the participant for a successful future in any healthcare profession.

Applications will be accepted until April 11, 2018 at 11:59PM.


Learn from experienced medical professionals as they share their knowledge. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR certification is included along with the opportunity to learn:

  • Vital signs assessment
  • Injection administration
  • Emergency response

Additionally, career development strategies will be presented, including:

  • Interview skills
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Résumé writing

Participants will be chosen by competitive application and receive a certificate of completion at the end of the session.


Cost of the complete program including training materials, lunch, scrubs and training stethoscope is $799.00


If you are interested in applying for a need-based full or partial scholarship, please ensure you apply in the scholarship section of the registration application. please contact Jason Puch at for any questions. All scholarships due no later than March 31, 2018.

ADVANCED Healthcare Careers Discovery Program. Returning students are matched with providers in their field of interest to observe these professionals. Roundtable discussions and presentations allow participants to share their knowledge. Simulated patient encounters require the students to respond to emergent situations and promote teamwork. New skills are introduced with hands-on demonstrations, including a special suturing workshop. As a take-away from the program, each participant records a professionally produced, personalized scholarship video showcasing his/her participation in the program and projecting his/her future potential in health care.


Our ADVANCED Healthcare Careers Discovery Program is open only to high school students who have completed the Introductory program.


The course is $799 and includes all educational activities, lab coat and lunch each day.

Application Process:

Registration opens on February 12, 2018 at 7PM and will be on a first come first saved basis. 20 students will be accepted for each session.

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