Do you think you'd like to become a Standardized Patient at DeSales?  

We are always seeking qualified standardized patients for the Healthcare Simulation Center at DeSales University. Learn more about what we offer and please complete our inquiry form if you'd like us to contact you about this great opportunity. 


FAQs about the Standardized Patient Program

  • Do I need to know a lot about medicine?
  • Do the learners know we are not real patients?
  • his sounds like acting. Do I have to be an actor?
  • How do I know what to say and do when the learn interviews and examines me?
  • How much does the job pay?
  • I am an actor. This should be easy for me and good experience too.
  • I’m still interested. What do I do next?
  • I’ve been a SP for other organizations. Would I be able to work for DeSales?
  • I’ve had a few health problems. Can I still be a SP?
  • Is it safe?
  • What experience do I need to become a SP?
  • What is a typical work day or work week?
  • What types of people do you need?
  • What types of physical examination are involved?
  • Why do you need SPs? I thought healthcare professions students learned with real patients in the hospital or clinic?


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