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Blinn College Simulation and Clinical Labs

The Simulation and Clinical Labs area was specially designed to train and educate students with the latest tools and technology, the Simulation Center has made a significant impact in preparing both current health professionals in a controlled, simulated health care environment.

Mission Statement
The Blinn College Allied Health Sciences Clinical Simulation Labs (BCSCL) provides simulation tools to aid in the development of curricula that encourages learners to develop procedural skills and enhance their clinical decision making process. 

Vision statement

The Blinn College Allied Health Sciences Clinical Simulation Labs will provide opportunities for outstanding healthcare education and scholarship that lead to improved safety and quality of patient care at Blinn College and throughout the state of Texas and beyond where students transition into practice.

Goals

  • Provide student-centered learning opportunities for the development of clinical skills and the promotion of life-long learning.
  • Support all learners in meeting standards in their professions in order to promote safe, high-quality patient-centered care.
  • Create a shared learning space where students can develop an appreciation for the many disciplines in today‚Äôs healthcare environment and the skills needed for effective interdisciplinary teamwork.
  • Embrace technology in all aspects of education, scholarship and clinical practice.

Facilities

The Simulation Center occupies 26,000 square feet of the second floor of Clinical Building 1 on the campus of the Texas A&M Health Science Center. The Center includes:

  • An emergency medical services (EMS) skills/simulation lab with an ambulance simulator
  • An operating room with attached scrub area
  • Sixteen mid-fidelity private hospital rooms
  • Six low fidelity private hospital rooms
  • Six hi-fidelity intensive care unit rooms
  • Physical Therapy lab
  • Two radiology technology x-ray suites
  • One apartment setting room
  • Virtual IV training room

 

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