LVC has engaged architects Noelker and Hull Associates Inc. to construct a new academic facility next to its Jeanne and Edward H. Arnold Health Professions Pavilion to house the BSN program. Pending Board of Trustees’ approval, construction is scheduled to begin Fall 2021, with an anticipated December 2022 completion date.
Simulation and skills laboratory spaces will contain manikin simulators from Laerdal including Nursing Anne Simulator, SimMom, SimJunior, SimBaby with Tracheostomy, Skills Lab-Nursing Anne, and all related hardware, software, and camera equipment.
The LVC simulation program will ensure all patients in the scenarios are inclusive of all races, religions, ages, gender identities to provide the students with a comprehensive cultural competency experience. Simulation objectives to all simulation scenarios are:
- Provides culturally competent care
- Provides therapeutic communication
- Accesses and documents in the electronic health record