Learning vital signs
Although the entire Clinical Simulation Lab can be used for skills training, there
is a designated section in the lab where students will learn and practice skills.
All juniors in the BSN program will undergo several weeks of skills training during
their first semester of upper division before taking care of real patients in the
Did you know?
In the past, it was standard practice for nursing students to practice giving injections
by sticking needles into oranges? Some institutions even allowed students to practice
this skill on one another! Now students will practice administering shots on a patient
simulator or into an injection pad.