In the Spotlight: University of Central Florida – College of Medicine
Center Spotlight

In the Spotlight: University of Central Florida – College of Medicine
Submitted By: Rebecca Beiler

Full Center Name: Clinical Skills and Simulation Center

Center Location: Orlando, Florida, United States

Year Opened: 2006

Center Mission Statement:
1. Provide a safe learning environment for the undergraduate medical curriculum to teach and assess students in a patient-centered care. The center will achieve this by providing well trained Standardized Patients and staff, as well as, state of the art simulation equipment.
2. Develop a line of extramural work for training of medical personnel outside UCF.

Learner Groups Supported

  • Medical/ Osteopathic Students
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Practicing Physicians
  • Residencies/GME

Is there a GTA/MUTA program?


Who staffs the GTA/MUTA program

SP Trained for GTA/MUTA

Center Name By the Numbers:

  • Critical Care Room: 5
  • Exam Room: 16
  • Do the counseling/exam Rooms have 1-way mirrors? Yes
  • Recording System: CAE LearningSpace
  • Employees/Staff of Center or Program (excluding SP): 11
  • Staff Managing SP Program: 7
  • Number of SPs: 100

Please direct any questions about the UCF Clinical Skills and Simulation Center to Rebecca Beiler!

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