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Simulation in the health care arena creates a safe learning environment allowing researchers and practitioners to test new clinical processes and enhance individual and team skills before interacting with real-world patients.  S.H.A.R.E.™, the Simulation Hospital for Advancing Research & Education is a revolutionary simulation setting incorporating state-of-the-art facilities with interdisciplinary, evidence-based science.


Simulation helps clinicians practice or become skilled in a technique before treating patients. There are many types of simulation, including the use of mannequins / simulants, standardized patients (actors), part-task trainers, and augmented / virtual reality.  Simulating the response to specific threats can identify gaps in care processes and establish high levels of individual and team performance.  In addition, simulation can offer researchers access to events that defy normal observation in a safe and controlled environment.  Using simulation to complement established research methods for the study of how to improve the quality and safety of healthcare, the advancement of health care technology, and affecting policy on community safety procedures is a core tenant of the mission of S.H.A.R.E.™

Innovative contributions from SONHS in the fight against COVID-19
From simulating fires in the operating room to incivility in the workplace, the School of Nursing and Health Studies is an enthusiastic testing ground for Magic Leap technology

Increased U.S. funding speaks to national need for nurse anesthetists in medically underserved regions