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Our centre
The Australian Institute of Medical Simulation and Innovation (AIMSi) is a hospital based facility based at Blacktown Hospital within the Western Sydney Local Health District (Australia) with operational outreach nationally, internationally and virtually. AIMSi is dedicated to improving the quality and safety of healthcare by delivering simulation based educational training.

The facility offers training and innovation development partnerships to any person or organisation that finds its services beneficial to improving patient care. The facility opened in August 2010 as a unit of the Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) and in partnership with the University of Western Sydney for which Blacktown-Mt Druitt hospital is a medical teaching hospital.

The facility is a WSLHD flagship project for improving patient care through achieving excellence in healthcare education, easier access to clinical skills training and the development and testing of medical innovations in an operational clinical environment.

AIMSi is also available to hire for external healthcare simulation based courses at a charge.

Book a course (essential preparation)
Steps you need to take when booking a course

  1. Ensure that the course is suitable for your professional group and level of experience and that you meet any prerequisites listed on the course program.
  2. Ensure you have read “Terms and Conditions for Course Participation”. This provides practical information about training in our centre and contains important other information including dress requirements, safety advice, privacy and confidentiality policies, payment options and cancellation policy.
  3. Contact us to make a further enquiry about a course and to registration. Essential things you need to know and do before you attend your course
  4. You will receive a confirmation letter and receipt of payment within a few weeks of booking. Check that the information on your confirmation cover letter is correct.
  5. A course manual and materials will be sent to you approximately four weeks prior to the course. Ensure you complete the pre-reading and any pre-course tests or handouts and bring these with you to the course.
  6. Contact us if you would like assistance or advice with transport and accommodation, if you have special needs, or if you have any further enquiries.

 

2018 Course Flyers

 

Book a course (essential preparation)

Steps you need to take when booking a course
  1. Ensure that the course is suitable for your professional group and level of experience and that you meet any prerequisites listed on the course program.
  2. Ensure you have read “Terms and Conditions for Course Participation”. This provides practical information about training in our centre and contains important other information including dress requirements, safety advice, privacy and confidentiality policies, payment options and cancellation policy.
  3. Contact us to make a further enquiry about a course and to registration. Essential things you need to know and do before you attend your course
  4. You will receive a confirmation letter and receipt of payment within a few weeks of booking. Check that the information on your confirmation cover letter is correct.
  5. A course manual and materials will be sent to you approximately four weeks prior to the course. Ensure you complete the pre-reading and any pre-course tests or handouts and bring these with you to the course.
  6. Contact us if you would like assistance or advice with transport and accommodation, if you have special needs, or if you have any further enquiries.

 

Our Manikins

AIMSi has a variety of manikin’s and part task trainers across the lifespan these include:
1. HPS METI
2. Laerdal manikin
    a. Sim Mom
    b. ALS simulator
    c.Sim Man
    d.Sim New B
    e.Sim Baby
    f.Sim Man 3G
    g.Resusci Ann
    h.Nursing Anne
    i.Airway heads
3. Lumbar puncture model
4. Multipurpose Clinical Puncture Simulator
5. Blue Phantom Central Venous Access training model
6. Infant airway heads
Limbs and Things PROMPT model

 

 

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