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Graduate nursing students participate in several types of lab-based curricular activities that provides procedure training and simulation-based education.
Graduate nursing students participate in several types of lab-based curricular activities. All students seeking an advanced degree in a clinical specialty area can expect to use The Lab learning spaces for procedure training and simulation-based education. These experiences help prepare students for their clinical practice site experiences.
Midwifery students experience several manikin-based simulations with a high-fidelity birthing manikin. The labor and birth simulations include a normal labor and delivery and complications , such as shoulder dystocia or hemorrhage. In addition to manikin-based simulation, midwifery students participate in standardized simulations using live actors. These standardized patient experiences are for primary care and procedure training in care of patients in primary, sexual/reproductive health, prenatal, labor/birth, postpartum, and newborn care.
Family Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP students participate in several out-patient, standardized patient simulations both virtual and in person.
The Psych/Mental Health NP students also experience standardized patients in virtual settings, to simulate telemental health visits.