See CAE's Lucina and Apollo at the SCSC Meeting May 12!


Blog post by SimGHOSTS board member Kim Baily

See CAE’s Lucina and Apollo at the SCSC Meeting May 12, RSVP for free lunch!!!

Dear Simmers,

The next SoCal Simulation Collaborative meeting will be on May 12th from 8-1100 at UCLA. Anyone interested in simulation is welcome to attend, no membership or long term commitment expected. NOTE THE EARLIER START TIME 8 AM.

The meeting will be packed with interesting sim information including:

  • A presentation by our host, Dr. Mary Ann Shinnick, PhD, ACNP entitled “Validation of “Time to Task” Performance Assessment Method in Simulation”
  • A demonstration of the new CAE birthing manikin Lucina (118K) and Apollo
  • A tour of the Sim spaces with time to explore the beautiful UCLA campus
Dr.  Shinnick strongly recommends you plan on arriving by 7 or 7:30am in order to avoid traffic and have time to park (parking is $12). Light Breakfast refreshments will be served.  Please RSVP to - CAE will bring lunch and they need to know approximately how many will attend.

Address: UCLA School of Nursing, 4th floor, 700 Tiverton, Los Angeles, 90095
It is recommended you enter the campus from the east side.   

Please view the campus map - parking without a permit MUST be done in Green Pay by Spaces only. Enter the campus via Westholme, turn left on Charles E. Young South with Parking Lot 2 entrance immediately on the left. Park in a green Pay by Space spot here. Then, walk south along Charles E. Young South drive to the next corner—the School of Nursing is at that corner. Follow the signs in the lobby to the 4th floor lab.


Directions: From LAX to Main Campus: From LAX, take the 405 Freeway north to the Wilshire Blvd. East exit. Continue east on Wilshire for several blocks, moving into the left lane. Make a left turn on Westwood Blvd. and follow it into campus. UCLA's main campus is bounded by Sunset Blvd. on the north and Le Conte Ave. on the south; the east border is Hilgard Ave. and the west border is Gayley Ave.

From 405 Freeway South: Take the 405 Freeway south to the Wilshire Blvd. East exit. Merge onto Wilshire Blvd., turn left at Gayley Ave., turn right at Le Conte Ave., and then turn left at Tiverton Ave. to arrive to the Factor Building.