Clinical Simulation

Learn and practice patient assessment and clinical decision making in a challenging but ‘safe’ environment, foster team dynamics with high-fidelity patient simulators in a low-risk simulation setting. Gain knowledge and experience on high risk, low frequency scenarios

Our high-tech task training and simulation laboratory is a safe environment to strengthen your skills as a practitioner and as a valued team member.

Supported by a varied array of the latest medical equipment, high-fidelity patient simulators, robotic task trainer, and a multi-specialty inventory of advanced medical and surgical equipment, get hands-on experience with just about any clinical skill.

Simulation Laboratory

Enact any number of medical scenarios, from surgical procedures to premature childbirth to elaborate, multi-patient crisis re-enactments.

10 dedicated simulation suites, including a 4-room patient unit (with nurses’ station) and 6 individual rooms, each linked to its own control room for case management and observation.

Four-Room Patient “Unit” with centralized nursing station and isolation anteroom to practice triage and care for multiple patients simultaneously. 

Exact Replicas Of Hospital Spaces, including:

  • Labor & Delivery
  • Resuscitation
  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
  • Trauma/Emergency Department (ED)
  • Operation Room (OR)/Anesthesia

Task Training Arcade

Numerous task trainers provide trainees with the ability to gain the skills necessary to perform basic patient care tasks such as….

1,200 square foot “skills arcade” dedicated to procedural task training including practicing ultrasound, endovascular and many other procedures. that accommodates up to 30 students.

Robotic training suite with authentic robotic consoles and dedicated simulators and trainers to help trainees become proficient with the robot prior to operating a robot in a clinical setting.


High-Fidelity Patient Simulators

Meet Sim Man

He breathes. He bleeds. He responds to medial intervention. Get a closer look at our high-fidelity patient simulators.

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  • 1 Da Vinci® Si Surgical System from Intuitive Surgical 
  • 1 Da Vinci® S-HD Surgical System from Intuitive Surgical 
  • 3 Da Vinci® Robotic Surgical Simulators
  • 1 Sensei Robotic Catheter Simulator

Procedure Simulators

  • Mentice Endovascular Simulator
  • Simbionix Combined-GI Bronch Mentor™ Virtual-Reality Trainer
  • Video laryngoscopes simulator
  • Fiber-optic bronchoscope simulator


  • 3 Sonosite M Series
  • 1 Bard Site-Rite 6 ultrasound machine
  • Sonosite Turbo ultrasound systems
  • Site-Rite Ultrasound Systems
  • SonoSim ultrasound training platform
  • Multiple ultrasoundable task trainers — including FAST, Pericardiocentesis, Pelvic US, Thoracentesis/Paracentesis trainers.

Mobile Unit

CESI Mobile was established to enable training at nursing homes. Bringing high quality simulation-based education and training directly to the actual workplace adds a critical dimension to clinical staff training and patient experiences.

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