Leaders to open state-of-the-art School of Nursing Simulation Center

Ribbon cutting for School of Nursing Simulation Center & Clinical Learning Lab

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13

School of Nursing, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229

William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president, UT Health Science Center; Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., executive vice chancellor for health affairs, The University of Texas System; Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing, UT Health Science Center

Through realistic facilities that mimic hospital and home health facilities and feature high-fidelity mannequins that present simulated clinical challenges, this center enables students to respond to mock life-threatening situations and other events such as delivering babies before they ever face the actual situations.

School of Nursing faculty and students participating in instructional simulations

Generous support from several community partners made this center possible.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, one of the country’s leading health sciences universities, ranks in the top 3 percent of all institutions worldwide receiving federal funding. Research and other sponsored program activity totaled $231 million in fiscal year 2011. The university’s schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry, health professions and graduate biomedical sciences have produced approximately 28,000 graduates. The $736 million operating budget supports eight campuses in San Antonio, Laredo, Harlingen and Edinburg. For more information on the many ways “We make lives better®,” visit www.uthscsa.edu.

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