An expansion of the school’s Simulation Lab has begun, nearly doubling the size of the current space. The Simulation Lab uses a range of technologies to help students transfer classroom learning to the realities of clinical practice. These include low-fidelity simulators such as a simulated wound site or computer programs with avatars; immersive simulations using hi-fidelity computerized manikins that can breathe, sweat, bleed and give birth; and even hybrid simulations that pair technology with specially trained actors known as “standardized patients.” The new plans include a large assessment lab, six primary care simulation rooms, a standardized patient green room for actors, and two debriefing rooms. This substantial expansion will increase the school’s capacity to enroll a larger master’s student class without having to increase the number of clinical sites.
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