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Glendale Resources

METI Learning Space
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Video Record Use and Confidentiality Form
Event Request Form
PT Portrayal of Pain
FIFE Form
OPTI Event Request Form
Equipment Request Form and Usage Agreement

 

Downers Grove Resources

METI Learning Space
CSC Operations Manual
Video Record Use and Consent Form
Event Request Form
OPTI Bootcamp Event Request Form
Equipment Request Form and Usage Agreement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The Clinical Skills and Simulation Center (CSC) provides services to the University in the area of healthcare simulation education. The CSC assists University colleges and programs in identifying opportunities for improvement, innovation, implementation and integration of patient simulation technology into existing healthcare curricula. It supports colleges and programs through a continued commitment to enhance programs and services, utilize available resources and acquire additional tools to create realistic learning environments. The CSC prides itself on providing outstanding customer service to the faculty, staff, students and administration of MWU. 

HOURS OF OPERATION

The Clinical Skills and Simulation Center (CSC) is located in Mesquite Hall on the Midwestern University- Glendale Campus (19555 N. 59th Avenue). The CSC on the Downers Grove Campus (555 31st Street) is located in Alumni Hall.  The CSC is open Monday thru Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm and Friday 8:00am - Noon. It is closed Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday and during all University holidays.

The CSC staff is available Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm by telephone at:

Downers Grove 630-971-6096 ilsimcenter@midwestern.edu
Glendale 623-572-3970 azsimcenter@midwestern.edu
Center staff will respond to your inquiry within 2 business days.


All rooms in the CSC are locked outside of regular hours of operation. Use of the facilities and equipment outside of regular business hours should be pre-scheduled at least 6 weeks in advance to ensure availability and appropriate staffing.

During regular hours of operation, the CSC is accessible by swipe of a Midwestern University ID. Every individual entering the center must swipe his or her own ID before entering the center.

LAB FACILITIES

The Glendale CSC contains 19 clinic-based examination rooms equipped with similar equipment and supplies as found in an outpatient clinical setting. The CSC contains 7 simulation lab rooms designed to mimic hospital-based and/or critical care environments including: Intensive Care Unit, Emergency/Trauma Room, Hospital Floor, Pediatric Floor, Operating Room, and Surgical Scrub Room. The simulation lab rooms house 6 high-fidelity simulator mannequins (4 adult and 2 pediatric). In addition, the CSC contains a classroom which holds up to 19 students plus proctor. It is equipped with standard classroom AV equipment including computer, video monitor, and lectern. The CSC also contains a 12-person conference/debriefing room which includes the same standard classroom AV equipment.

The Downers Grove CSC contains 8 clinic-based examination rooms with similar equipment and supplies as found in an outpatient clinical setting. The CSC contains 2 simulation lab rooms in Redwood Hall designed to mimic hospital-based and/or critical care environments including: Intensive Care Unit, Emergency/Trauma Room, Hospital Floor, Pediatric Floor, Operating Room. The simulation lab rooms house 3 high-fidelity simulator mannequins (1 adult and 2 pediatric). The CSC also contains a 6-person conference/debriefing room which includes standard classroom AV equipment.

The CSC is available for use by all Midwestern university students, faculty, and affiliated healthcare professionals when used as part of an approved CSC event or activity. The additional use of any outside equipment must be cleared by center staff.



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