Patient Simulation Laboratory
The Presbyterian School of Nursing at Queens University of Charlotte is proud to be the home of a nationally recognized Patient Simulation Lab (PSL) on the Fifth Street Campus of the Presbyterian School of Nursing, where both students and experienced healthcare providers receive dynamic instruction using the latest technology in patient simulation.
Simulated patient scenarios have been incorporated into the curriculum for all nursing programs offered at Presbyterian School of Nursing. The Schools of Music, Language and Communications at Queens are also using the PSL to immerse learners into real life situations. The PSL is also being utilized by many departments of Presbyterian Hospital including Trauma Team, Pediatrics, Emergency, Critical Care, Neonatal Intensive Care and Critical Care Transport. At the conclusion of 2011, over 6500 students and 2200 nurse have experienced human patient simulation in our center.
Interesting facts about the patient simulation lab at Queens:
- Opened August 29, 2007
- Created in collaboration with Presbyterian Hospital
- 7 bays plus observation room
- 4 high fidelity simulators by Medical Education Technology Inc.
- Birthing Simulator with newborn from Gaumard Scientific
- 3 low fidelity Laerdal simulators
- Approved NCBON CNA II course and competency evaluation site