Please note that this website is currently being merged into the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network website. As such, the content on this site is not guaranteed to be correct. Please visit our new website for the most up to date conent. Thank you.
The Children's Hospital at Westmead
About us Parents Children Professionals Research eShop
search our site
go
feedback     sitemap
  gap for health
  outpatient speciality clinics
  services
  education
  handbook
  nursing clinical placements
  simulation centre
A vision for excellence
Multi-discplinary excellence
Continual improvement
Real-life benefits
Advanced technology
Your support will save the lives of sick children
Courses 2014
  GP resources
  pre-employment
  elective admissions
Professionals

Kim Oates Australian Paediatric Simulation Centre

The Kim Oates Australian Paediatric Simulation Centre, at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, is a unique facility designed to train staff in the most cutting-edge treatments for sick children, especially in emergency scenarios.

The treatment of a critically ill child requires a skill set that can only come from hands-on, real time experience. This kind of experience can't easily come just from exposure to critical care situations in real-life practice. The stakes are too high and the patients too valuable.

Simulation provides a priceless training opportunity using advanced technology to replicate real-life scenarios and allow for experiential learning, educational innovation, collaboration and research.

The Paediatric Simulation Centre will train professionals who care for sick or injured babies and children to intervene quickly, instinctively, consistently and appropriately, using techniques that have been proven to save lives.

Information about the Kim Oates Australian Paediatric Simulation Centre can also be downloaded Adobe PDF Document in PDF format.

The Simulation Centre on Channel Nine News


This page was published on Tuesday, 26 May 2009.

  table of contents copyright    disclaimer    privacy