Who Are We?
The Simulation Learning, Evaluation, Assessment, and Research Network (SimLEARN) is the
for simulation in health care training. Serving the largest integrated health care system in the world, SimLEARN provides an ever-growing body of curricula and best practices that improve health care for our nation's Veterans. The use of innovative technologies in a safe learning environment enhances
diagnostic, procedural and communication skills to support quality care and the best possible
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2022 SimLEARN Annual Report
The 2022 SimLEARN Annual Report is out now! Click below to to see highlights from the past year and what is in store for 2023.
Tampa VA Hospital Creates, Buys Manikin that Simulates Monkeypox Symptoms
Discover how the manikin prepared staff for a public health emergency.
Director’s Corner: Making a National Impact on Veteran Health Care Through Simulation
SimLEARN is creating positive change for Veterans using simulation
Resuscitation Education and Innovation
REdI oversees VAs standardized Resuscitation and Mock Code training programs.
LM oversees the development and updating of national curricula/training, foresight, and enabling of trainers to facilitate courses locally at their perspective facilities.
Assessment, Collaboration and Outreach
ACO focuses on client-centered education that is adaptable to field needs using simulation-based training and best practices that effectively improves the utilization of resources and minimizes cost in Hospital Activations, Research, and Rural Health.
Clinical Training and Engagement
CTE ensures all training Medical Information/ Material is accurate and up to date in accordance with VA policies and procedures as well as National, State, and Local laws.
Simulation Validation, Evaluation, and Testing (SimVET)
SimLEARN’s newest portfolio, SimVET, works to ensure that no medical services are issued for Veterans unless they are proven to be safe and effective through simulation. The portfolio involves frontline staff to analyze health care solutions for usability, patient safety, clinical workflow impact and technical feasibility.
Simulation Exchange Newsletter
Simulation Exchange newsletter is a product of
the VHA SimLEARN National Simulation Center.