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The Rural Northern California Clinical Simulation Center

560 Cohasset Road
Chico, CA 95926

Phone: (530) 332-5091
Fax: 530-332-5093


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Becky Damazo, RN, PNP, CHSE, MSN
SimCenter Director

Betsy Voelker, BA, CHSE Simulation Technology & Operations Specialist

Sherry Fox, RN, CHSE, PhD
Simulation Nurse Educator and Research Advisor



"Increasing Patient Safety Through Improved Clinical Proficiency and Teamwork"


About the Rural SimCenter




Learn About the SimCenter

The Clinical Simulation Center is located at 560 Cohasset Road. The center is part of the Cohasset Campus of Enloe Medical Center. The facility houses mock patient rooms, operating room, nurses station, delivery room, and neonatal nursery. The SimCenter has adult, pediatric, birthing, infant and premie simulators.

There is a nursing station that is fully equipped to allow real life scenarios and allow practice of team skills. The facility is fully integrated with audio/visual equipment to allow digital recording of simulations for debriefing and future review and refinement.

There are two control centers and two conference rooms which overlook the simulation areas via a projection screen. Up to 4 areas can be controlled at one time making it possible to run multiple scenarios simultaneously.

The conference rooms both have full visual capabilities that allow non-participants to view scenarios and critique participants. Both conference rooms are equipped with a DVD player, Computer projection abilities, computer and White Board. 

The Rural SimCenter Partnership

The Rural Northern California Clinical Simulation Center Partnership is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art education using dynamic teaching tools. Through the use of the Clinical Simulation Center, students and professionals can experience risk-free, hands-on clinical situations. Examples include mock codes, intubation procedures, inserting chest tubes, managing critical care scenarios and numerous other opportunities.

To Schedule time at the RN SimCenter please view the Calendar and then submit a reservation request. The Center is open from 7am to 7pm Monday through Friday.  At this time we cannot accommodatereservations that require more than 8 hours per day. Please completely fill out the request form and include equipment needs.


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