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Facilities and Equipment


Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Department of Simulation has a well rooted relationship with both hospitals in Las Cruces.  Through this relationship, the College’s Department of Simulation will provide in-house simulation scenarios in each hospital utilizing a high fidelity manikin to train their clinical staff in various scenarios.

The Department of Simulation also interacts with many entities in our community through training.

We conduct Interdisciplinary Simulations utilizing:

  • NMSU Police
  • NMSU Fire Response
  • AMR Ambulance
  • Dona Ana Community College EMS Program
  • NMSU Nursing Students

Air Methods (Flight Nurses/Paramedics):

  • Utilization of our Cadaver Lab
  • Conduct Simulation Training for Flight Crews


  • Conduct Advanced Cardiac Life Support Courses open to the public
  • Conduct Pediatric Cardiac Life Support Courses open to the public
  • Conduct BLS/CPR Courses to Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine Staff & Faculty as well as to the public

National Accreditation of Healthcare Simulation Programs:

  • Applying for full accreditation form the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)
  • Accreditation planned for 2017


High-Fidelity Simulation:

  • 10 Standardized Patient Examination Rooms
  • 7 High-Fidelity Simulation Rooms
  • 1 OB Delivery and Pediatric Room

Simulation Equipment


  • Incubation (Adult/Pediatric)
  • Intraosseous (Adult/Pediatric)
  • Chest Tube/Chest Decompression
  • Lumbar Puncture (Adult/Pediatric)
  • Central Line (Femoral & Subclavian)
  • MegaCode
  • Cardiac/EKG (12 Lead)
  • IV
  • CPR
  • Suture


  • Laerdal SimMan 3G
  • Laerdal SimBaby
  • Gaumard HAL
  • Gaumard Susie
  • Gaumard HAL Jr.
  • Gaumard Victoria (Birthing)
  • Megacode Kelly
  • Laerdal TraumaMan

*All Simulations are High Fidelity and capable of reproducing all vital, heart/lung/bowel sounds, all pulses, eyes blink and react to light, drug recognition, produce tears and sweat, capnography and pulse oxymetry.

*Audio and video capture of all event/scenarios