What is simulation?

Simulation is an educational strategy that encourages deliberate practice by modeling real-life scenarios for learners to engage in. 

Who is simulation for?

Simulation is an innovative teaching strategy that can be used by any department.  Current simulations include hypoglycemia and falls, pain, pressure injury, sepsis, Pediatric Code 99, chemotherapy administration, and hourly rounding.  

Simulation resources

Laerdal SimMan Essential Bleeding manikin/simulator
SimView System with Session Viewer and Patient Monitor
Resusci QCPR Baby and Adult
Laerdal AED Trainer2
Nasco LifeForm Simulator Arm
Nasco LifeForm 15-Lead ECG Placement Trainer
Carefusion Alaris IV Pump
Suture Task Trainers
Symbio CS301 Code Simulator


About CVPH's Simulation Program

The CVPH Simulation Program is based on evidence-based strategies that help improve individual and organizational performance by adhering to recognized standards of best practice as presented by the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH)