In The Spotlight: The Ohio State University
Center Spotlight

Submitted By: Todd Lash

Full Center Name: Clinical Skills Education and Assessment Center

Center Location: Columbus, OH

Year Opened: 2004

Center Mission Statement: To promote and provide high quality education and high fidelity assessment of skills and procedures, with the ultimate intent being to advance patient care.

Bragging Points:

  • Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) course provider
  • America College of Surgeons accreditation

Learner Groups Supported

  • Audiology
  • Chaplaincy
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Medical/Osteopathic Students
  • Medical Center/Health Care Employees
  • Medical Dietetics
  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Practicing Physicians
  • Residencies/GME
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Speech Pathology

Is there a GTA/MUTA program?


Who staffs the GTA/MUTA program

Separate/External Program

Center Name By the Numbers:

  • Classroom/Seminar Room: 2
  • Control Room: 2
  • Critical Care Room: 4
  • Debriefing Room: 5
  • Exam Room: 14
  • Lounge/Kitchen/SP Staging Room: 1

  • Do the counseling/exam Rooms have 1-way mirrors? Yes
  • Recording System: B-line
  • Employees/Staff of Center or Program (excluding SP): 10
  • Staff Managing SP Program: 2
  • Number of SPs: 90
  • Total SP Hours Worked in One Year: 13,000

Please direct any questions about the Clinical Skills Education and Assessment Center to Todd Lash!

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