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Allan Waters Family Simulation Centre

Room name Room photo Room descriptions

Simulation Operation Room

  • Fully-equipped operating room
  • Easily converted into an obstetric operating room, emergency trauma suite or any clinical setting
  • This room uses a computer driven manikin to recreate medical scenarios
  • Holds 10 - 20 learners

Simulation Theatre

  • Smaller version of the Simulation OR
  • It can be adapted to become a variety of hospital settings including a ward room, a labour and delivery room, an intensive care unit, an emergency room or other clincial settings
  • Holds up to 10 learners

Surgical Skills Lab

  • More than a dozen workstations where learners practice various basic and advanced procedures using synthetic models or animal organs
  • Features various virtual reality trainers for surgical and endoscopic procedures
  • Holds up to 30 learners with AV capabilities including a projector, sound system, etc.

Debrief Room

  • A small conference room equipped with a projection screen and monitors that allow live streaming of simulation activities
  • A space to debrief simulations and allow learners to review recordings of the simulation activities
  • Holds up to 10 learners