Our Credentials

The Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre - Simulation Division sits within the governance of Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) and complies with local policies in respect to staff conduct, privacy, occupational health and safety and equal opportunity.

Instructors

  • Our staff instructing faculty have all completed recognised advanced instructor training with the Centre for Medical Simulation or the Comprehensive Simulation Instructor Program provided by the SCSSC.

  • Senior Instructors have postgraduate degrees in medical education and have senior academic titles within the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.

  • Visiting simulation instructors work closely with key staff; most have completed simulation instructor training provided by the SCSSC; and many have additional certifications in medical education, such as current APLS, ACLS or EMST instructor status.

  • Our NSLHD visiting instructors are required to complete the appropriate train the trainer program and are mentored by SCSSC staff faculty.

 

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

  • Training provided by the SCSSC qualifies for CPD points with Australian Medical Specialist Colleges recognised by the Australian Medical Council and as CPD hours with AHPRA for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

  • Several of our programs have specific accreditation which is detailed on the course information.

 

Courses provided by independent training providers

  • External groups hiring the centre are required to observe the SCSSC terms and conditions of use, including policies on privacy, confidentiality, permission to photograph and release multimedia, universal precautions, OH&S and code of conduct.

  • While we endeavour to ensure that training provided by external groups is also delivered at a high standard we make no claim in respect to the content and standards of training delivered by external groups. Participants are advised to check the course fact sheet for all courses prior to booking.

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Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre

Level 6 Kolling Building,

Royal North Shore Hospital

Reserve Rd, St Leonards, NSW 2065.

NSLHD-smsc@health.nsw.gov.au

Tel: +61 (2) 9926 4620

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