Look Inside the Clinical Simulation Centre (Video)

Look Inside the Clinical Simulation Centre (Video)

Take a look inside this state-of-the-art learning environment. Students from a range of programs are treating patients, dispatching emergency services and investigating crime scenes.

Nursing Students Donate Supplies

Nursing Students Donate Supplies

Every year at the end of term, MacEwan University facilities personnel find unused BScN student supplies left behind in the students’ lockers. Nursing students often have left over supplies but do not know how to dispose of them or where to…

Can you save Stan?

Can you save Stan?

Students from four universities lent a helping hand last weekend to Stan or “standardized man,” a training mannequin for health care professionals. MacEwan University Clinical Simulation Centre staff were involved in instructing the students, about procedures for different scenarios, and…

How to do a Laparotomy

How to do a Laparotomy

A team of students simulates the operating room procedure for a Laparotomy in the clinical simulation centre. They practice the various nursing roles in the operating room and prepare the advanced patient mannequin for the procedure.

5 Rules for a Sterile OR

5 Rules for a Sterile OR

  Sterility is imperative in the operating room. One mistake can lead to a damaging infection or life-threatening infection. In the OR, patients are completely vulnerable to the actions of their nurses and surgeons, so it is important to take…

SIM: Study. Integrate. Master.

Colette Foisy-Doll and three MacEwan University BScN students reflect on a scenario they just completed in the Clinical Simulation Centre. The simulation involved a rapidly worsening patient. The group discusses family members in the hospital room and trust in nursing,…

The Mobility Lab

The Mobility Lab

Take a look inside the Mobility Lab, part of MacEwan University’s Clinical Simulation Centre. The mobility lab is equipped with mobility assistance and rehabilitation equipment. Students use the facility to practice their skills before aiding patients in real situations. This…