University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Surgical Skills Simulation Center and Labs
Nursing Education Center Classrooms, Simulation Center and Hospital EMS
Location: Iowa City, IA
Size: Surgical Skills Sim Center & Labs 16,000 sf
Nursing Educational Center & Hospital EMS 19,000 sf
Project Type: New Building
Surgical Skills, Nursing and Hospital EMS facilities will be consolidated into a state-of-the-art simulation center for students, faculty and staff as well as healthcare providers. There are wet labs for live animals as well as preserved tissue. Dry simulations include specific skill trainers, such as suturing, central line insertion and computer based trainers and dummies. Support includes video for recording, conferencing and remote review or instruction.