Simulation Center Directory
Clinical Simulation Centers offer a vast array of simulation opportunities for students. The following Simulation Centers welcome inquiries from those who would like to learn more about these learning environments.
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Centers are alphabetized by State/Province.
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(Last edited: Friday, February 13, 2015, 2:45 PM)
Texas - University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Name of Sim Center: Smart Hospital
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Texas - University of Texas at Houston Medical School
Name of Sim Center:Surgical & Clinical Skills Center
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Texas - UT Health School of Nursing San Antonio
Name of Sim Center: Center for Simulation Innovation
The 7,281-square-foot center is supported by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration; an $850,000 gift from Methodist Healthcare Ministries; $750,000 in construction support from the University Health System; $500,000 in equipment support from Kinetic Concepts Inc.; $300,000 from the family of Ruthann Baldwin; a $290,000 grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration; $100,000 from Donna Block; and $25,000 from the School of Nursing Advisory Council.
The Simulation Center includes the following:
Trauma center - modeled after University Health System's facility; includes two trauma exam rooms and one trauma emergency care room
Medical/surgical unit - constructed as a replica of new construction at University Hospital
Intensive care unit - 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 - a 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 is equipped with specialty hospital beds and high-fidelity mannequins
Maternal/child center - two mother-baby birthing suites, where students will experience the care of mother and baby from labor and delivery to post-partum care
Pediatric care suite - includes three infant cribs, one child's bed and four high-fidelity mannequins
Ambulatory care suite - four treatment sites where students will experience the clinical environment of an ambulatory center
Simulation conference room - a debriefing site for faculty to work with students to unravel the meanings and lessons inherent in each experience within the Simulation Center