Simulation is an excellent educational strategy that provide opportunities for interprofessional student teams to develop, practice, and refine interprofessional skills such as communication, collaboration and teamwork within the context of a patient care scenario.
The UB Behling Simulation Center is a center of excellence with a mission to serve in a leadership position to foster highly collaborative, interprofessional health professions education for the students and faculty of the UB. Over 10,000 sq ft of space provides a broad array of simulation technologies for the improvement of health care education.
Nursing students and a medical resident conduct a successful simulation of delivering a baby together.
A simulation specialist plays the part of a concerned family member as occupational therapy and physical therapy students practice providing collaborative care for a patient in a simulated home.
A nursing student and medical resident work with collaboratively during a scenario involving an injured child and distraught parents.