Clinical Courses

Add a cutting edge experience to your medical school application and gain clinical skills through advanced, hands-on, high-fidelity medical simulation
Take on simulated patient encounters to elicit observations, questions and interactions that enhance communication and teamwork and help reduce errors

Guided by principles of the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program, the simulation assesses students’ clinical decision-making abilities, interaction with emergency first responders, and adherence to CDC infection-control guidelines for hospital settings.

Under frontline conditions, effective triage means navigating a chaotic, high-pressure, and possibly dangerous environment—all while keeping patients safe.

With generous support from the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, the School of Nursing and Health Studies has created the Caregiver Academy, a new model of clinical education to care for underserved families and improve the health of chronically ill children.
Extreme weather events have become increasingly common, putting more demands on nurses to be on the front lines of disaster situations.