Simulated Clinical Experiences

The Simulation Lab at the University of Saint Francis provides you with realistic, simulated experiences to enhance your healthcare program. To ensure that you have plenty of opportunities to actively learn about current health practices, you will participate in a variety of simulated experiences throughout your chosen program. These simulated experiences range from practicing basic assessment skills to caring for a dying patient. USF currently runs 25 different simulated experiences.


  • Basic Assessment of the Asthma Patient
  • Basic Assessment of the Cardiac Patient
  • Basic Assessment of the Cardiac Patient with Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Bar Code Scanning
  • Basic Assessment of the Hip Replacement Patient
  • Basic Assessment of the Hospitalized Patient
  • Basic Assessment of the Spinal Cord Injury Patient
  • Cardiogenic Shock Secondary to Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Cardiopulmonary Arrest
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Intentional Overdose of a Hypnotic
  • Interdisciplinary Care
  • Multiple Patient Care
  • Physician Assistant Adult Head-to-Toe Assessment
  • Portable Chest X-ray
  • Variations in Heart Rate with Drug Influences and Effect


  • Hypertensive Disorder in Pregnancy
  • Newborn Assessment
  • Postpartum Assessment
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage Two Hours Following Delivery


  • Asthma Attack in the Pediatric Patient
  • Congenital Cardiac Abnormalities
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Pneumonia
  • Physician Assistant Pediatric Head-to-Toe Assessment
  • Pediatric Vital Sign Assessment
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome