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Laerdal Center of Excellence

The WakeMed Medical Simulation Center is designated a Center of Educational Excellence by Laerdal Medical, one of the world's leading providers of health care solutions, including products and services for simulation, immobilization, basic and advanced life support, patient care, self-directed learning and medical education.

Laerdal's Center of Education Excellence designation:

  • Recognizes facilities that have exhibited consistent excellence in educational philosophy and programs for the purpose of helping save lives.
  • Identifies facilities that can be referred to as examples as it relates to the design and implementation of excellent educational programs to help caregivers save lives.
  • Establishes a network of centers that can provide mutual support for "breaking new ground" in the field.