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Simulation Labs & Improving the Patient Experience: an Advocate Facility Tour

Time: 4-6 pm (see agenda below)

Location: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital


1775 Dempster St.

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Free to members & hospital employees

$45 for non-members

Join HCI Chicago for a tour of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital's new state-of-the-art simulation lab. The event will include a presentation by Kelley Sava, Director of System Simulation at Advocate Health Care, who built the organization's integrated simulation program from the ground up.  The program currently has 5 high fidelity simulation centers and is in the process of designing 5 additional centers. 

Presentation & Simulation Lab Tours by: 

Directions & Parking: Guests should enter the Parkside entrance on the northwest side of the hospital and volunteers will  direct you to the simulation center located in the basement (sub-basement level) floor off of the ‘B’ elevators. Free self-park is available in the main parking garage located off the front driveway of the hospital.   


4:00 PM – Networking & Reception in the Simulation Center at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital on the Parkside Terrace

5:15 PM – Move from the Simulation Center to the Johnson Auditorium, on the ground floor of Parkside, just one floor up from the simulation center

5:30 PM – Presentation by Kelley Sava, Advocate Aurora Health System Director of Simulation

6:00 PM – Conclusion of event

THANKS to the following sponsors for this event:

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HCI Chicago thanks Advocate Aurora Healthcare and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital for the opportunity to experience its new, state of the art Sim Lab on August 28. Special thanks to Kelley Sava MS, APN, CPNP-PC and her dedicated team. Our HCI members and guests learned about the strategy behind sim labs and the impact they have on care that clinicians and many other hospital employees provide, which enhances patient safety, satisfaction and outcomes. Your hospitality was most appreciated and we all benefitted from your expertise and passion for education.