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Classes & Events

West Penn Hospital Prenatal Breastfeeding
Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Baby Basics- Forbes Regional Hospital
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
West Penn Hospital Maternity Unit Tour
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Penn Hospital Childbirth Comprehensive One Day
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wise Woman Wellness Day
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Education

Mobile STAR

Fulfilling its mission of ‘limitless learning’, STAR inaugurated its Mobile STAR program to take the virtual hospital experience out into the world.

Would your staff benefit from Mock Code training? Call STAR to plan your course and Mobile STAR will bring all the equipment and simulation specialist support you need to train your staff.

Would your community group like American Heart Association HeartSaver training?
Call on Mobile STAR!

Mobile STAR

STAR’s second anniversary celebration featured the unveiling of its Ambulance Simulator, the back portion of a real ambulance installed at the entrance to the virtual hospital. Emergency medical services (EMS) students and practitioners use this simulator to learn or practice their field and transport skills and use STAR’s conference and class rooms for lectures and debriefings.

Taking first-responder simulation to the next level, STAR’s Mobile Ambulance, which joins its fleet of simulators in March 2012, is a real, ‘on the road’ ambulance. It achieves the pinnacle of simulation for first responders – providers can truly experience resuscitation under real-life conditions.

Funds for the Mobile Ambulance were donated by The Governing Board of The Women’s Committee of West Penn Hospital.

STAR also has the Mobile STAR Van. This van allows STAR team members to take simulation to other hospitals, outpatient practices and facilities for learning experiences. Contact us for more information on the Mobile STAR van.

“Our EMS students train in the environment they will be working in when they graduate. This prepares them for the challenges they will encounter and provides them with the confidence that is only obtained through experience.”

– Anthony Cuda, Coordinator of Paramedic Training, CCAC

Mobile STAR Van

Mobile STAR Van Interior


Educators wanting to request Mobile STAR are invited to download, complete, and submit the 
Mobile STAR Skills Lab Proposal Form. 

Please contact us with any questions or for more information.

 

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