Mission magazine banner
ICU in the School of Nursing Simulation Center & Clinical Learning Lab

Facilities replicated

September 2012

by Rosanne Fohn

The School of Nursing’s Simulation Center & Clinical Learning Lab offers a wide variety of hospital and home health environments, including:
  • Trauma center - modeled after University Health System’s facility; two trauma exam rooms and one trauma emergency care room


  • Intensive care unit - two rooms constructed as a replica of new construction at University Hospital


  • Home health center - designed as an efficiency apartment to demonstrate to students the importance of care provided in homes

  • Multi-bed educational center in the School of Nursing Simulation Center & Clinical Learning Lab
    Multi-bed educational center
  • Multi-bed educational center - four-bed medical/surgical unit where students will experience the dynamic environment of practicing on the floor of the hospital; allows medical teams to manage multiple patients at once; each room equipped with specialty hospital beds and high-fidelity manikins


  • Pediatric care suite - includes three infant cribs, one child’s bed, and four high-fidelity manikins


  • Ambulatory care suite - four treatment sites where students will experience the clinical environment of an ambulatory center


  • Maternal/child center - two mother-baby birthing suites, where students will experience the care of mother and baby from labor and delivery to postpartum care

  • Maternal/child center in the School of Nursing Simulation Center & Clinical Learning Lab
    Maternal/child center

  • Simulation conference room - a debriefing site for faculty to work with students in unraveling the meanings and lessons inherent in each experience within the simulation center
    Medication and supply rooms - these rooms house the automated medication dispensing system for medicines, all necessary supplies and electronic medical records for the center


  • Four control rooms - where the manikins, and audio and video equipment are managed without the knowledge of the simulation participants

Related Stories

Baldwin’s legacy honored in new simulation center
Donors make dream reality in School of Nursing
Community support builds simulation center to educate, train future health care providers

Share:

More stories:

Read current stories



Home

Subscribe

Previous Issues

Current Issue (PDF)

Flipbook

Email us

HSC News

Make a Gift

University Home

UT Health Science Center
7703 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio, Texas
78229-3900

© 2002 - 2014 UTHSCSA
Office of Communications
All rights reserved.

Links provided from UTHSCSA pages to other websites do not constitute or imply an endorsement of those sites, their content, or products and services associated with those sites.

Updated 12/11/14