December 16, 2016
Our mannequins are up for any challenge! They may be plastic but they’re passionate about their role in helping save lives.
December 1, 2016
Simulympics, a competition between teams as they race against each other and against the clock through simulated clinical skills stations and scenarios.
June 13, 2016
Monday 26 September – Thursday 29 September 2016
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria, Australia
Simulation Australasia, the national body for those working in simulation in Australasia, will once again bring together the SimHealth and SimTecT conferences.Read more
May 12, 2016
Time, cost and quality. The three main objectives of most businesses but also the context of one of the greatest problems. The fifth edition of the STaR (Simulation Training and Research) magazine is now available and details what CSDS has been doing in this space as it strives to achieve all three.Read more
May 5, 2016
The Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) is happy to announce the roll out of a new course, Paediatric Basic Life Support (PBLS).Read more
February 23, 2016
The Tracheostomy and Speech Pathology (TASP) workshop provides an ideal opportunity for speech pathologists seeking to develop evidence based skills and knowledge in managing the adult patient with a tracheostomy. It is also a useful tool to complement individual facility tracheostomy competency programs.Read more
December 22, 2015
Merry Christmas readers! The fourth edition of the STaR (Simulation Training and Research) magazine is now available.Read more
December 16, 2015
As 2015 draws to a close the Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) would like to wish you all a safe and happy festive season. We thank you for your support throughout the year and look forward to the opportunities that 2016 will bring.
The centre will be closed for the holiday period from Thursday 24 December and will re-open at 7:30am on Monday 4 January.
August 7, 2015
Follow the STaR
View the third edition of the STaR magazine for the latest innovations in simulation in healthcare and the latest activities at CSDS.Read more
July 15, 2015
SimGHOSTS 2015 Australia was hosted by the Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) in Herston, Brisbane, from 23-26 June. The CSDS Plenary Address was presented by Dylan Campher, Director of Simulation and Director of the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Simulation at CSDS.Read more
July 15, 2015
SimGHOSTS 2015 Australia was hosted by the Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) in Herston, Brisbane, from 23-26 June. The conference began with a Welcome to Country, then attendees were treated to a theatrical Ghostbusters-themed introduction, which also featured an appearance by Crocodile Dundee!Read more
May 21, 2015
A step-by-step guide to Hardwiring SimMan 3G to an Instructor laptop.Read more
May 1, 2015
The SimGHOSTS conference is returning to Australia for the second time and will be hosted by the Clinical Skills Development Service.
SimGHOSTS in collaboration with the Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) aims to connect the world's growing population of simulation technology professionals.Read more
April 27, 2015
SimGHOSTS' 2014 Australia Gold Sponsor Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) brought some of their world-famous training courses and staff to Australia's first sim teaching specific training event to better connect with Sim Techs from around the world.Read more
April 17, 2015
Hardwiring SimMan 3G to Instructor laptop and patient monitor video.Read more
April 14, 2015
View the second edition of the STaR magazine for the latest innovations in simulation in healthcare and the latest activities at CSDS.Read more
April 14, 2015
The Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) has launched a brand-new quarterly magazine called STaR (Simulation, Training and Research). The magazine replaces our old newsletter and offers updates on important developments in simulation, education and the latest activities at CSDS.
March 27, 2015
The Clinical Skills Development Service is proud to host Dr Suzan (Suzie) Kardong-Edgren as she presents on "The US NCSBN National Simulation Study: How might the results inform Australian health provider education?".Read more
September 5, 2014
A step-by-step guide to making simulated blood for moulage.
September 5, 2014
A step-by-step guide to making simulated fresh frozen plasma (and other blood products, such as cryoprecipitate) for use in healthcare simulations.
August 21, 2014
2014 marks the 10 Year Anniversary for the Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) in providing healthcare simulation training throughout Queensland and Australia.Read more
April 11, 2014
The SimGHOSTS, otherwise known as The Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists, are coming to Australia this year with a conference for simulation technology specialists at the University of Sunshine Coast at Sippy Downs, Queensland, from 25 to 27 June.