The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Department of Anesthesiology’s Patient Simulation Laboratory (PSL) has been an integral tool for anesthesia simulation education for nearly 20 years! During this time, the PSL has provided state of the science simulation education and training for the full spectrum of anesthesiology learners including medical students, residents, fellows, CRNAs, allied health professionals and board certified anesthesiologists with the explicit goal to cultivate and nurture the critical cognitive, clinical and communication skills required in the complex field of anesthesiology.
The USU Patient Simulation Lab is accredited by the American Society of Anesthesiologists as a MOCA® site for ABA Diplomates seeking recertification. This course will satisfy the Part 4 Practice Performance Assessment and Improvement simulation education component. Information regarding requirements for fulfilling MOCA® is available at the ABA website.
The mission of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences is to educate, train and prepare uniformed services health professionals, officers and leaders to directly support the Military Health System, the National Security and National Defense Strategies of the United States and the readiness of our Armed Forces. To that, MOCA training at USU is currenlty open only to federal employees (not contractors) who currently work at a military treatment facility.
MOCA® and Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology® are registered trademarks of the The American Board of Anesthesiology, Inc.
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