Nursing Simulation Lab Virtual Tour
Hone your skills in this brand-new facility consisting of a four-bed hospital room and separate spaces for observing and debriefing. The new lab uses human patient simulators and standardized patients to facilitate the learning of several hands-on skills as well as communication, which are necessary for students to be safe and proficient in the clinical area.
As part of the B.S.N. program, you will apply theory and practice your skills through working in a nursing simulation lab and participating in clinical experiences. The simulation lab replicates clinical events in a realistic setting, allowing you to problem solve and “think on your feet” in critical situations.
You will gain clinical experiences through clinical rotations that provide hands-on experiences in a variety of nursing specialties including medical-surgical; long-term and hospice care; gerontology; intensive care; pediatrics; maternity care; emergency care; psychiatric care; rehabilitation; community health; and drug and alcohol detoxification.
Where Can I Work?
Employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 15 percent from 2016 to 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The median salary for nurses is $68,450.
As a nurse, you will have diverse employment opportunities in settings such as hospitals, physician’s offices, home health care services, long-term care facilities, schools, correctional facilities, and the military.
Our graduates work in many different units such as pediatric, neonatal intensive care, labor and delivery, and critical care. They have been hired at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Jefferson Health, Christiana Care Health System, and Chester County, Paoli, Chestnut Hill and Lehigh Valley hospitals. They have also entered residency programs with Yale New Haven Hospital and Capital Health.
The nursing classes are small and the professors are dedicated to each and every student. The clinical rotations help you connect what you are learning in the classroom to real-life scenarios, and they provide great hands-on nursing experience. My class utilized an online tool to prepare for the NCLEX that assigns a coach who monitors your progress and will let you know when you are ready to take the exam. It made taking the NCLEX a little less stressful.
Just the Facts
NCLEX-RN® pass rate for 2020-2021
of 2020 graduates who passed the NCLEX have jobs as nurses
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