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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

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