Bradford Division of Health Sciences at the University of Charleston – Beckley
use state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
Facilities such as the Skills Lab and the Simulation Lab provide
students with opportunities to practice their healthcare skills in a
low-stress, simulated environment before caring for real patients.
Lab has 6 individual units which simulate the hospital environment.
makes perfect when learning complex healthcare skills, and practicing in the
lab gives UC student confidence when using their skills in real clinical
settings. Students learn and practice
skills in class and independently familiarizing themselves with the current
durable and disposable medical equipment.
healthcare practice manikins stand in for patients, because mistakes can be
part of the learning process. Students
also use computer assisted instruction to prepare for clinical skills and
enhance their critical thinking abilities.
Opportunities for students to practice documentation skills in the lab
closely simulate a real clinical experience.