A large variety of simulation equipment facilitate the instruction and assessment of procedural skills.
Sample projects focusing on procedural skills include:
Basic procedural skills:
Small groups of students rotate through a series of stations, each focused on a particular procedural skill such as lumbar puncture, IV insertion and suturing.
Central Venous Catheter Workshop
Physicians and nurses practice safe insertion and removal of Internal Jugular and Subclavian central lines in this interprofessional workshop. Removal is practiced using lines “inserted” in standardized patients, who can simulate complications and adverse events.