Clinical Simulation Facilities
This multipurpose simulation area with high fidelity CAE adult (HPSX) and paediatric (PHPS) Human Patient Simulators can be utilised to perform a wide range of medical scenarios.
The Centre has two nursing bays, equipped with 4 CAE iStan and 2 Gaumard Susie manikins that emulate current NHS specifications, giving students a valuable insight into working in an authentic hospital setting.
The Paediatric Unit is equipped with a CAE PediaSim and BabySim, plus Gaumard 1 Year Old and 5 Year Old child simulators used for teaching students many aspects of paediatrics.
The Clinical Skills Room is used to teach basic clinical skills such as cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, injections and manual handling.
The Emergency Department room comprises two patient cubicles and a life size ambulance simulator equipped with the latest ambulance equipment (Zoll X Series Defibrillator & Stryker Rugged stretcher). The authentic surroundings coupled with latest patient simulators provide an authentic and realistic environment for emergency healthcare professionals to train in.
The Midwifery Unit and adjacent SCBU is equipped with two advanced birthing simulators with Gaumard’s newborn baby & premature baby simulators and Laerdal’s SimNew B used for teaching students many aspects of midwifery and neonatology.
The simulated “Flat 3” at the Clinical Simulation Centre comprises of a fully functional furnished kitchen/dining room and bathroom with a connecting hallway that leads into two bedrooms.
The University of South Wales’ Assessment Rooms comprise of a six-room clinic with waiting area.