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Most Downloaded International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship Article

With 1,325 PDF downloads to date, “Diffusion of Innovation: Embedding Simulation into Nursing Curricula”, by Angela Renee Starkweather of Virginia Commonwealth University and Suzie Kardong-Edgren of Washington State University, is the most-downloaded article so far in 2008. Simulation can enhance learning and provides a stimulating environment for technologically proficient students. Yet, there remain a large […]

Governor’s School for Life Science and Medicine

The Governor’s School for Life Science and Medicine students found out that nurses are problem solvers and researchers. The Clinical Learning Center at VCU School of Nursing hosted multiple school and camp groups this summer as part of our ongoing community outreach. High school and middle school students participate with nursing students and the CLC […]

Meti Man Burns Up!

Stan D. was admitted to the Evans-Haynes Burn Center on Thursday, August 28, 2008 at the SON Clinical Learning Center for staff competency training. The close partnership between the School of Nursing and the VCU Medical Center facilitates a unique exchange of ideas and expertise. Stan survived his 27% burns after fluid resuscitation and cardiac […]

The Clinical Learning Center

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Marvelous Mr. Meti

On Friday of last week, Sandy and I traveled down to North Carolina to see a Meti-Man in action. What is a Meti-Man? A Meti-Man is a Human Patient Simulator. According to the Meti website: The Human Patient Simulator (HPS) – a computer-model-driven, full-sized mannequin – delivers that experience in true-to-life scenarios that swiftly change […]

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