Durham_IPTThe School of Nursing’s Education-Innovation-Simulation Learning Environment (EISLE) Team:

Carol Fowler Durham, EdD, RN, ANEF, Clinical Professor & Director, CERC
Phone: (919) 966-1753

Darlene E. Baker, RN, MSN, Assistant Director, Education-Innovation-Simulation Learning Environment (EISLE)
Phone: (919) 843-8529

Megan Goodwin, Research Specialist (Operations Manager, EISLE)
Phone: (919) 966-4654

EISLE Quick Facts

  • 12 lab rooms:
    • 5 simulation rooms
    • 3 dedicated fundamental skills rooms
    • 2 dedicated health assessment rooms
    • 2 joint health assessment/skills rooms
  • Full Body Training Manikins (some are new and some are up to 20 years old)
    • 19 beds with full body manikins
    • 2 pediatric full body manikins
    • 1 geriatric full body manikin
  • 12 Simulators:
    • Gaumard: Noelle 575, Newborn Hal 575, Noelle 575.100, Newborn Hal 575.100
    • CAE Healthcare: HPS, PEDS HPS, ECS, PECS, METIMan, BabySIM,
    • Laerdal: VitalSIM Annie, Voice Assisted CPR Manikin
  • Computer-based training:
    • Cath-Sim virtual IV/phlebotomy training module
    • OtoSim and Pneumo OtoSim ear diagnostic training system
    • OpthoSim eye diagnostic training system
  • Task trainers:
    • 43 IV venipuncture arms
    • 11 infant and pediatric venipuncture trainers
    • 4 BP trainers
    • 17 Tutor MS heart/lung/bowel simulators for auscultation practice
    • 2 Infant auscultation trainers
    • 4 nasogastric/tracheostomy trainers
    • 5 Surgical Sally wound trainers
    • 9 Chester Chest central line training models
    • 10 ADAM eye models with slides to replicate eye diseases
  • Safe Patient Handling and Movement Equipment
    • HoverMatt
    • MaxiSky ceiling lift
    • MaxiMove floor lift
    • Sit to Stand device
    • Friction reduction moving sheets

Human Patient Simulations used in the EISLE labs

  • N360 Adult Geriatric Red Yoder with CAE HPS
  • N364 Adult Med-Surg, Part I Alex Jones and Bobby Williams with CAE HPS
  • N472 Infants, Children, and their Families with HPS Pediatric Simulator and Peds ECS
  • N479 Maternity Simulation with Gaumard Noelle 575.100, Newborn Hal 575.100, and CAE HPS
  • N591 Med-Surg Part II with CAE HPS

Other Simulations in the EISLE labs

  • N470 Public Health Simulation Community Health Home Visit with a standardized patient
  • Poverty Simulation
  • Obesity Simulation

Students in the EISLE per semester

  • Undergraduate:
    • Each student individually spends 52-53 hours in the EISLE labs/simulation rooms before graduation, spread out over either 4 (ABSN, n = 64) or 6 (BSN, n = 104) semesters.
    • Spring Semester 464 students per semester
      • 64 ABSN students in N360 Concepts, Processes, and Skills for Evidence-Based Nursing labs
        • Each student spends 34 hours in labs
        • 3 hours/week x 10 weeks (1920 student hours)
        • 4 hours/semester for evaluations/simulation (256 student hours)
      • 64 ABSN students in N362 Pharmacology Competency (0.5 hour per student) (32 student hours)
      • 64 students in N470 Public Health Nursing Simulation (each student attends a 1.5 hour block) (96 student hours)
      • 64 students in N472 Nursing Care of Infants, Children, and their Families Simulations x 8 hours (each student attends a 4-hour block) (256 student hours)
      • 104 students in N479 Maternal/Newborn Nursing Simulations x 18 hours (each student attends a 3-hour block) (312 student hours)
      • 104 students in N591 Nursing Care of Adults with Major Health Problems, II Simulations x 12 hours (each student attends a 1-hour session) (104 student hours)
    • Summer Semester 64 students per semester
      • 64 ABSN students in lab for N364 Medical-Surgical
        • Each student spends 9 hours in labs
        • 2 3-hour labs for the semester (384 student hours)
        • 1 hour for evaluation (64 student hours)
        • 1 hour for Cath-Sim simulation (3 students per hour)(22 student hours)
        • Simulations x 2 days (each student attends a 1-hour simulation) (64 student hours)
      • Fall Semester 648 students per semester
        • 104 BSN students in N360 Concepts, Processes, and Skills for Evidence-Based Nursing labs
          • 3 hours/week x 10 weeks (3120 student hours)
          • 3 hours/semester for evaluations/simulation (312 student hours)
          • Each student spends 33 hours in labs
        • 104 BSN students in N362 Pharmacology Competency (0.5 hour per student) (52 student hours)
        • 104 BSN students in lab for N364 Nursing Care of Adults with Major Health Problems, I
          • Each student spends 9 hours in labs
          • 2 3-hour labs for the semester (624 student hours)
          • 1 hour for evaluation (104 student hours)
          • 1 hour for Cath-Sim simulation (3 students per hour)(35 student hours)
          • Simulations x 2 days (each student attends a 1-hour simulation) (104 student hours)
        • 104 students in N470 Public Health Nursing Simulation (each student attends a 1.5 hour block) (156 student hours)
        • 104 students in N472 Nursing Care of Infants, Children, and their Families Simulations x 8 hours (each student attends a 4-hour block) (260 student hours)
        • 64 students in N479 Maternal/Newborn Nursing Simulations x 18 hours (each student attends a 3-hour block) (192 student hours)
        • 64 students in N591 Nursing Care of Adults with Major Health Problems, II Simulations x 12 hours (each student attends a 1-hour session) (64 student hours)
      • Graduate NP students:
        • Pediatric NP Students (n = 20)
          • 6 3-hour labs during Fall Semester first year (420 student hours)
          • 1 1-hour check off during Fall Semester first year (20 student hours)
        • Adult/Family/Psychiatric NP Students (n = 80)
          • 14 3-hour labs during Fall Semester first year (3360 student hours)
          • 2 1-hour check offs during Fall Semester first year (160 student hours)

Teaching Assistant Mentorship

  • We hire 6 Teaching Assistants (TAs) each year and mentor them into the role of a nurse educator. Each TA is assigned a lab section or two to teach all semester,

 

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