Interprofessional Simulation

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.

Interprofessional Simulation Experiences

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.