Division of Emergency medicine

Simulation Lab

The MUSC Simulation Center is a state-of-the-art 11,000 square
foot training facility featuring 14 simulation rooms. Here, with
both high-fidelity mannequins and models, residents can participate
in a variety of programs such as Difficult Airway Lab, Central Line
Courses, Acute Traumatic Life Saving Procedures, Lumbar
Punctures, and more.  Our Simulation lab curriculum, directed by
Drs. Meekins and Pollehn, includes monthly dedicated time which
helps to increase resident knowledge and comfort level, thereby
improving the quality of delivered care and promoting patient


Dr. Pauline E. Meekins
Simulation Based
Education Director

Dr. Thomas A. Pollehn
Assistant Simulation
Based Education Director

Examples of Simulation Labs:
  • Difficult Airway Lab
  • ACLS Algorithms
  • Cardioversion/Defibrillation/Pacing Lab
  • Trauma Skills
  • Vascular Lab
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Cricothyrotomies
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Slit Lamp
  • Arthocentesis/Reduction Lab
  • OB Delivery Emergencies and Neonatal Resucitation
  • Procedural Sedation
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