The Austen BioInnovation’s BioSkills and Simulation Labs provide convenient, cost effective and high-quality solutions for clinical team training, surgical technique advancement, product development, testing and evaluation.

The two areas host CME and non-CME workshops for undergraduate and graduate trainees, local and visiting physicians, industry guests and other healthcare providers to advance their skill sets. ABIA proudly works with renowned faculty who have instructed at the local, national, and international levels, as well as distinguished guest lecturers.

Types of Courses/Workshops Offered:

  • Medical industry sponsored workshops
  • Sales force training  in the use of specialized medical equipment
  • Product development, evaluation labs and usability testing
  • Multimedia conferencing
  • Resident labs
  • Anatomy courses
  • Continuing medical education
  • Research labs
  • Simulation and BioSkills Labs for healthcare professionals
  • Clinical Boot Camps
  • American Heart Association® training programs
  • Basic and advanced disaster life support
  • Hospital decontamination team training
  • Workplace Violence/Active Shooter Training
  • Simulation debriefing training
  • Physician communication skills simulation
  • Fire in OR training
  • Customized courses and workshops

Courses Include:

  • Didactic sessions
  • Video/teleconferencing
  • Real-time transmission of live surgery from the BioSkills Lab/simulated OR/local hospital ORs/centers around the world
  • Laboratory practice under supervision of experienced surgeons and/or physicians

We are also able to fully customize training programs according to individual provider needs. For more information, contact Barb Cuckler at 330.572.1662 or