Simulation & Learning Labs

UMSON's simulation and learning labs are designed to imitate clinical settings, providing students the opportunity to learn and enhance their skills.

The School maintains 26 state-of-the-art clinical simulation labs (including six at the Universities at Shady Grove) and operates the Clinical Education and Evaluation Lab, a joint venture of the University of Maryland School of Nursing and School of Medicine.

Clinical experiences allow students to learn and demonstrate mastery of knowledge, skills, and abilities in authentic professional situations while under supervision. Successful student performance in a clinical experience includes working under a variety of constraints, such as time pressure and case complexity. To obtain properly balanced and comprehensive clinical experiences, students will be expected to adapt to a variety of workplace locations, environments, preceptor styles, and work schedules, which may include early and late schedules, and night, weekend, and holiday rotations.