Brand new patient simulator

Students turn theory into practice in a safe and supervised environment

USW has become the first in Wales to invest in a state-of-the-art child manikin.

Used to teach undergraduate student nurses and also post-graduate students undertaking specialist courses, the manikin of a five-year-old mimics many of the behaviours expected from a young child when they are undergoing treatment in hospital.

It takes pride of place at USW’s Clinical Simulation Suite on its Glyntaff site. The university has invested in a number of hi-tech adult and baby manikins over the years and will continue to do so.

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