Simulation Lab

Simulation Lab

High-Fidelity Simulation

The Charles F. and Peggy Evans Center for Caring Skills and the Wesley Woods Graduate Simulation and Skills Facility at Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing are multifaceted simulation labs used to promote quality patient care and safety.

About the Lab

Students of the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing have access to two physical spaces for skills training and immersive simulations. The Charles F. & Peggy Evans Center for Caring Skills within the NHWSN building and the Wesley Woods Graduate Simulation and Skills Facility within the Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods.

The Evans Center is predominantly used for undergraduate student experiences. Four open-ward rooms facilitate students working in small groups to learn basic nursing skills and physical assessment techniques. When these activities are not taking place, the rooms are set up for various immersive simulations, many of which incorporate multiple simulated patients; and a combination of simulators and task trainers the met learning objectives of the course for that day. A variety of human patient simulator manikins of varying gender, ethnicity, ages, and technological capabilities are used to provide students with a range of educational experiences.

The Wesley Woods Graduate Simulation and Skills Facility includes an outpatient clinic space with fully functional clinic-style patient examination rooms, a flexible classroom space with four simulated patient bays, and several small meeting rooms. The exam rooms are mostly used for teaching advanced assessment of both adults and children using standardized patients and guided teaching models for simulations and invasive assessment procedures, such as pelvic examinations. The classroom space is used for teaching pre-nursing anatomy and physiology labs and for advanced skills training of invasive procedures, such as intubation and central line insertion. Various types of simulators and task trainers are used for training.

Lab Locations 

Room  P14 ,P16, P20, P28, P30, P32 and P34

Lab Contacts

Hours of Operation

Hours correspond to the class/laboratory schedule each semester. Additional practice hours can be scheduled by appointment with lab coordinator based upon space availability.

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