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Welcome to FAQs

How do I develop a custom simulation course?

Cheryl Bodamer, our Simulation Educator, can assist you through this process. The first step is to assemble a list of learning objectives, and we will assist you in designing a course to meet them. Your course may contain a variety of scenarios and/or skill sessions.

How do I design a scenario?

Cheryl Bodamer, our Simulation Educator, can assist you through this process. With her help, you can determine the most effective methods for using our resources to meet your curricular objectives.

For more information about designing a simulation, please refer to the TEACH Sim Article.

Here are links to download our Scenario Design Form and Storyboard Form for high fidelity and hybrid simulation development.

How do I request a reservation?

If you are interested in requesting a reservation, please complete the online form and a member of our team will be in contact. For any questions, please contact Cody Symanietz, our Simulation Program Coordinator.

What does it cost to conduct my course in the Center?

There are many factors that contribute to the cost of using the center. Contact Liz Fredericksen-Trent, our Division Administrator, and she can walk you through your options.

Inclement Weather Policy

The Center follows VCU's operating schedule. If VCU does have a delayed opening or school closing, then confirmed sessions will need to be rescheduled. We will contact you if your session needs to be rescheduled. For questions or concerns, please contact Liz Fredericksen-Trent, our Division Administrator. For more information on VCU"s current operating status, please visit VCU Alert


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