Banner Simulation Medical Center, Mesa, AZ
Description Banner Simulation Medical Center, Mesa, AZ
The Banner Simulation Medical Center is a "virtual hospital'' that Banner Health uses to help train physicians and nurses before they treat actual patients. The Banner Simulation Medical Center is one of the largest centers of its kind in the world and will elevate medical education efforts in Arizona to new levels. With computerized mannequins as patients, the 55, 000-square-foot facility in downtown Mesa, Ariz. has many of the features found in any Banner Health hospital: Intensive care unit, Emergency department, Two operating rooms with virtual-operation capabilities, Neonatal care center, Eight-bed recovery wing. Our new facility has the capacity to train upwards of 1, 875 nurses, tripling the current number of nursing candidates being trained via simulation at Banner annually.
Banner Simulation Education's vision is to "transform health care delivery through simulation, learning and research.'' We are fulfilling that vision with our extensive program available in seven states that has already trained thousands of health care providers and that is expanding rapidly. Our program includes: Our Banner Simulation Medical Center, the nation's largest virtual hospital. Multiple training centers. Active mobile program in our Western Region. Hosting other nonprofit organizations who wish to use our facilties for training.
Through simulation education, Banner Health provides one-of-a-kind training opportunities at our facilities. We are a national leader in education and support for employees and health care providers. In designing our simulation-education network, Banner studied how the aviation industry used simulation to achieve an outstanding safety rate. Banner is now seeing simliar results.
Our simulation education has decreased the time needed for new nurses to get oriented to Banner facilities and policies; increased our retention rate of new nurses, which ultimately reduces errors in patient care. The Banner Simulation System also has as extensive medical research program leading the field of simulation learning into the future. Related LinksDirections to the Banner Simulation Medical Center
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