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Programs & Training

The Gagnon Institute of Bioskills Training & Innovation (GBTI) empowers health care professionals through hands-on simulation experiences. We bridge the gap between theory and practice, equipping students with the confidence and expertise to excel in any clinical setting.

Varied and Tailored Curricula

Whether you're an individual seeking skill refinement or a team aiming to enhance collective performance, GBTI offers customized training solutions. Our training team will collaborate with students  to design curriculums targeted to specific goals, ensuring maximum learning impact.

Diverse Course Options

Explore a comprehensive selection of simulation courses, including:

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS): Master critical procedures in emergency situations.
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course: Enhance trauma care skills and knowledge.
  • Breaking Bad News: Hone communication skills to deliver sensitive information with empathy.
  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic & Endoscopic Surgery: Gain foundational knowledge and practice key techniques.
  • Mock Code: Refine responses to critical events in a simulated environment.
  • Central Line Insertion with Ultrasound: Master this essential skill under supervision.
  • In-Situ Team Training: Enhance coordination and teamwork within departments.
  • Department Specific Courses: Develop bespoke training programs addressing  students' unique needs.

Sharpen Skills

GBTI provides state-of-the-art simulation equipment and expert instructors to help hone essential medical skills, including:

  • Arterial puncture
  • Central line placement
  • Chest tube placement
  • Gowning and scrubbing
  • IV insertion
  • Knot tying
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Catheter placement (male & female)
  • Oral endotracheal intubation
  • Feeding tube insertion (oral/nasal)
  • Oral/nasogastric intubation
  • Paracentesis
  • Surgical cricoidthyrotomy
  • Suturing
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheostomy care

Cutting-Edge Technology

Our advanced simulation laboratory features medical equipment and technology mirroring real-world clinical environments at Atlantic Health System. This ensures an authentic learning experience that seamlessly translates to students' daily practice.