What is a Simulation Lab?
Traditionally, medical institutions have relied on training with real patients in actual clinical settings. While hands-on experiential learning is indispensable, medical educators are increasingly concerned with and committed to patient safety. To this end, Scottsdale Healthcare and The U.S. Air Force and the 56th Medical Group out of Luke AFB have partnered to create mutually beneficial training programs. The Medical Simulation Lab is one example of this partnership. Our purpose is to provide medical personnel with a comprehensive computer-based technology environment. Currently we have both hi-fidelity and low-fidelity interactive simulators to deliver scenario-based learning opportunities for both Military and Scottsdale Healthcare medical personnel.
Military Simulation Lab Staff
R. Vance Nesbitt
Medical Simulation Coordinator
Vance is a prior service U.S. Navy Corpsman with over 20 years of emergency and cardiovascular medical experience as well as over 8 years as an educator.
7301 E 4th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Contract Lab Staff (Luke Air Force Base / ICF International)
Laurel Fountain-Beilfuss RN
Laurel has been involved in emergency medical services for more than 30 years. She has been an educator for more than 15 years with instructor certifications in CPR, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS and PEPP.
Roger (CJ) Cowert
CJ is a retired U.S. Air Force independent duty medical technician with over 25 years of emergency medical experience. Instructor certifications in EMT-B and BLS.