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Simbionix Introduces a Series of Training Curricula

June 18, 2012

CLEVELAND, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Simbionix USA Corporation, the world’s leading provider of medical simulation training
and education products, is pleased to provide a series of simulation based curricula
[http://simbionix.com/training-management/curricula-2 ], to customers of the LAP
Mentor(TM), [http://simbionix.com/simulators/lap-mentor ] GI Mentor(TM),
[http://simbionix.com/simulators/gi-bronch-gi-mentor/platforms ] BRONCH Mentor(TM)
[http://simbionix.com/simulators/gi-bronch-bronch-mentor ] and the VirtaMed HystSim(TM).
[http://simbionix.com/simulators/virtamed-hystsim ]

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The simulator curriculum is an important contributor to resident learning and to the
success of skills centers. The curricula cover various multidisciplinary specialties, made
available via MentorLearn(TM) [http://simbionix.com/training-management/mentorlearn ], the
company’s web based Simulator Management System, which provides the optimal solution for
managing training and education needs for the Simbionix line of simulators. MentorLearn
utilizes an education oriented approach developed by market leaders with years of
experience in using medical simulators. The system includes a library of ready-to-use
simulator based courses which are provided in a standard format with the option to adapt
to any format suitable for your institution, as well as a platform to design new training

Currently available curricula for the LAP Mentor include for example, the ‘Imperial
College Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Training Curriculum’ and the ‘Laparoscopic Surgical
Skills (LSS) Curriculum’ developed by the LSS [http://www.lss-surgical.eu ], an initiative
by the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES). The curricula are suitable for
all surgical specialties involving laparoscopic procedures, with a special focus on
general surgery, bariatric surgery and gynecology and patient safety for OR nurses.
Curriculum for the BRONCH Mentor, intended for physicians specializing in pulmonology,
thoracic surgery, interventional pulmonology and critical care includes the ‘Bronchoscopy
Hands-On Training Curriculum- Basics’, and for the GI Mentor ‘Texas Association of
Surgical Skills Laboratories (TASSL) Flexible Endoscopy Training Curriculum’ intended for
those specializing in gastroenterology, general surgery, gastrointestinal surgery and
internal medicine.

“Simbionix once again shows that our commitment to our customers goes beyond providing
the most advanced medical training products,” commented Gary Zamler, Simbionix CEO. “We
continue to enhance the simulators by adding training modules, and expanding learning
opportunities by including curricula designed by leading educators. The simulation based
courses may include online didactic content, proficiency based hands-on training and
performance review and assessment, all for the purpose of providing the education programs
and accrediting bodies with flexible yet complete training tools.”

Stop by Simbionix booth 8 at EAES, June 20-22, in Belgium, for a hands-on experience
of the MentorLearn courses on the LAP Mentor.

About Simbionix USA Corporation

Simbionix is the world’s leading provider of simulation, training and education
products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry. The company is committed
to delivering high quality products, advancing clinical performance and optimizing
procedural outcomes.

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