In The Spotlight: Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas
Center Spotlight

In the Spotlight: University of Nevada Las Vegas

Submitted By: Timothy Cummings

Full Center Name: Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas

Center Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Year Opened: 2009

Center Mission Statement: Our mission is to advance the science of health and healthcare by preparing nurse clinicians, educators, leaders, and researchers to optimize health equity and wellness of individuals, families, communities, and populations. The School of Nursing promotes, improves, and innovates nursing through interdisciplinary and transformational education, scholarship, practice, and community engagement.

Bragging Points:

  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Use of Simulation best practices to enhance learning
  • Standardized patient program
  • Implementation of AI technology

What makes your team work well?

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Cooperation

Learner Groups Supported

  • Nurses
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Working physician/PA/NP for continual training

Is there a GTA/MUTA program?


Center Name By the Numbers:

  • Classroom/Seminar Room: 4
  • Control Room: 5 control stations in one control room
  • Debriefing Room: 4
  • Exam Room: 12
  • Lounge/Kitchen/SP Staging Room: 1
  • Monitoring Room: 2 Stations
  • Additional types of rooms:1 Bed Ward with 12 beds, 2 Skills Labs
  • Do the counseling/exam Rooms have 1-way mirrors? Yes
  • Recording System: KbPort; Panopto
  • Employees/Staff of Center or Program (excluding SP): 4
  • Staff Managing SP Program: 1
  • Number of SPs: 58
  • Total SP Hours Worked in One Year: 1100
Please direct any questions about University of Nevada Las Vegas, Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas to hyperlink name and email! Timothy Cummings; Email:   [email protected]
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