The 9,000 sq. ft. Simulation Center is located on the second floor of Leon Levine Hall of Medical Sciences. It encompasses standardized patient learning experiences and high-fidelity simulation for learners from all of Campbell University’s health science programs as well as continuing education programs.
The Simulation Center includes:
- Six high-fidelity simulation rooms including: Operating Room (OR), Emergency Room (ER), Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Birthing Suite, Virtual Ultrasound Simulation Room, and a Multipurpose Simulation Room.
- Twelve OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) suites where learners engage with Standardized Patients to simulate doctor-patient interactions.
- Robust Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) curriculum for medical students and graduate medical education. Includes 10 Sonosite imaging machines, 10 Butterfly hand-held devices with iPads, 3 ultrasound simulators, and an assortment of injectable training models.
- Exam and simulation rooms equipped with cameras and audio.
- Debriefing/discussion rooms equipped with audio/video technology.
The mission of the Center is to improve patient care by leveraging innovative teaching principles to educate current and future healthcare providers in a safe, patient-centered environment. Through immersive education, the Center seeks to improve the quality of care in the communities we serve in North Carolina, the Southeastern United States and the nation.
The Center strives to be a transformative institute that inspires critical thinking and lifelong learning in a safe, patient-centered environment.
The Center values:
- Creative and imaginative andragogic learning in a safe atmosphere.
- Collaborative interdisciplinary education in support of patient safety and professional communication.
- Constructive learning environment fostering inquisitiveness, critical thinking, and innovative investigation in health care.