Prisma Health-USC School of Medicine Simulation Center frequently asked questions

Do classes fill up quickly?

Yes, classes fill up quickly. We strongly recommend booking your class six months in advance of the expiration date that is printed on your current card.

What are your hours of operation, and where are you located?

We are open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

15 Medical Park
3555 Harden St. Ext., Lower Level
Columbia, SC 29203

Please drive to the back of the building. We are next door to CVS.

Do you offer BLS, PALS, and ACLS classes to the public?

Yes – learn more »

I need to have my ACLS, PALS, or BLS card reprinted because I lost my card(s). How can I get this done?

You may obtain a reprint for any class conducted through the Simulation Center or by any of our aligned instructors. The cost for a card replacement is $10.00. Please call 803-434-6991 to obtain a new card.  

I am seeking training for my health care team (physician office, EMS agency, acute care hospital staff, etc.). Do you offer these services?

Our Simulation Center and mobile SimCOACH™  are capable of creating, implementing, and assessing medical curriculum specific to the needs of your team. We offer simple task trainers, scenario and team-based training opportunities custom to your particular health care specialty or focus. For these custom activities, the fees will be individually calculated based on the resources used.


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