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The purpose of the Clinical Simulation Center (CSC) is to provide students in the nursing and health science programs with simulated experience. The CSC staff work with faculty, course directors, and facilitators to create and execute simulation trainings and assessments.

Hours of Operation: 8:30am-5pm M-F
Location: MEC Campus-Suite 160
Important information:

  • A faculty member must be present during all sessions.
  • New programs require individual consultation to ensure that we can best meet your needs.
  • For more complex cases, it is recommended that instructors plan to do a pilot-run to ensure that the simulation runs smooth and effectively.
  • We strongly encourage scheduling a pilot run for all new programs, especially if you are developing new scenario-based simulations.
  • We offer curriculum development support, scenario design templates and a sample formative evaluation tool.

Scheduling steps:

To ensure fair and equitable allocation of the resources available within the CSC (resources include staff, space, supplies, equipment, manikins, simulators), all faculty and staff are REQUIRED to complete the following steps:

  1. Check the availability of the CSC by viewing the CSC Calendar prior to choosing a date for your session.
  2. Submit the online Clinical Simulation Request Form no later than 2 weeks prior to the date you plan on holding the simulation. You will receive a confirmation email after submission.
  3. Submit the online Scenario Set-up Form after your scheduled time is confirmed so that the CSC has all the information needed to adequately prepare and set up your desired scenario. This should be completed and submitted no later than a week prior to your simulation.

A faculty member must have either met with, or corresponded through email with the simulation manager to review the details of the desired scenario, at least one week (seven days) prior to the requested date. It is imperative that the Scenario Set-up Form be submitted prior to this.
Upon completion of the simulation scenario all students and faculty must put back the simulation center equipment as it was when they entered the room(s). The CSC is a shared space. As such, users are expected to clean up after themselves. Simulation rooms, control rooms, and debriefing rooms should be cleared of all supplies, papers, and equipment that are not part of the standard room set up by the end of each day. Faculty or students should not eat in the simulation room.

Upon completion of the simulation scenario all students and faculty must put back the simulation center equipment as it was when they entered the room(s). The CSC is a shared space. As such, users are expected to clean up after themselves. Simulation rooms, control rooms, and debriefing rooms should be cleared of all supplies, papers, and equipment that are not part of the standard room set up by the end of each day. Faculty or students should not eat in the simulation room.

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