Bioskills Education Center
The Bioskills Education Center is a 6,200 square-foot state-of-the-art education facility that brings the latest operative techniques to North Shore-LIJ attending physicians, medical students, residents, nurses, surgical technologists and others in the medical field.
The center offer surgical training, continuing medical education and research with the most advanced technologies in video and endoscopic surgical equipment. Bioskills Education Center is dedicated to providing an exceptional hands-on experience utilizing cadaveric specimens for regional, national and international workshops for audiences including physicians, medical professionals, associations and vendors.
A multitude of workshops for product training and development, surgical techniques and residency/fellowship training in a variety of disciplines are available, including:
- Emergency Medicine
- General Surgery
- Plastic Surgery
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
In addition to providing vital educational experience, our facility also offers a full complement of services and amenities, including a comfortable reception area with internet access, a banquet room, a large conference room, locker rooms and a fully equipped laboratory.
The Bioskills Education Center complements its state-of-the-art equipment and operative techniques with a pleasant atmosphere and various amenities that offer an optimal learning experience. These special amenities include:
- Reception and Banquet Areas
Our comfortable reception area is equipped with internet access and current literature for convenient reference. It also is a great location to relax and network in between procedures and presentations.
We also offer a banquet area for catered events that provides a pleasant dining setting outside of the educational theater.
- Conference Room
The Bioskills conference room provides the ideal venue for lectures or meetings and can be set up for virtually any type of presentation. The spacious room features a built-in projector and a podium equipped with a computer terminal that enables the presenter to use media such as slides, video and audio.
In addition, participants may view procedures occurring in the on-site laboratory or video-conference with other similarly equipped facilities across the country. This includes streaming real-time video from an operative theater.
- Locker Rooms
Male and female locker rooms with shower facilities are available for participants’ comfort and convenience prior to and after working in the laboratory. Scrubs in all sizes are provided, as are individual lockers to store personal belongings.
Two washer decontaminators are also provided to allow for the proper cleansing of equipment after participation in workshops.
The Bioskills Education Center Laboratory replicates the setting of an actual operating room.
Our state-of-the-art laboratory is equipped for multiple surgical stations, which can accommodate a full array of surgical requirements, including:
- Radiolucent tables
- Operating room lights with in-light cameras
- Flat panel monitors
- Audio-visual capability
- Dissecting instrumentation
- Endoscopic towers
- Ability to broadcast activities into the conference room and/or reception area
- Decontamination room equipped with two washer decontaminators for proper processing of instrumentation
- Specimen procurement
At the Bioskills laboratory, all tissue is obtained from agencies licensed by the state of New York as needed for educational events. We strictly adhere to all regulatory requirements and ethical standards for handling tissue.