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vSim® for Nursing

Develop clinical reasoning skills, competence, and confidence in nursing students with vSim for Nursing. Help ensure your students build confidence and preparedness for practice.

The new face of clinical preparedness

Designed to simulate real nursing scenarios, vSim® for Nursing, co-developed by Laerdal Medical and Wolters Kluwer, allows students to interact with patients in a safe, realistic online environment.

Adaptive, interactive virtual simulations with integrated curriculum resources and personalized feedback provide a full simulation learning experience for every student to promote confidence and competence in patient-centered care.

Laerdal's self-directed learning programs are designed to provide the highest level of educational quality, clinical accuracy, and cost-effective delivery methods necessary to meet the educational goals of healthcare providers around the world.

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The future of teaching

Self-directed learning programs hold promise as the educational delivery systems of the future. Flexible and scalable, self-directed learning solutions guide the learners through complete courses of study by facilitating knowledge acquisition and enhancement of skills in a progressive manner that helps build competence and confidence.

By enabling learners to progress at their own pace and convenience, learners can achieve their educational goals in the most optimal way. Case scenarios, simulations, automated debriefing, remediation, and rich educational content enables students to master all aspects of self-direct learning using simulation.

The benefits of self-directed learning

Improves training effectiveness

  • Standardizes educational content
  • Standardizes training methodology
  • Standardizes performance measures

Improves training efficiency

•    Improves availability and quality of classroom time by allowing instructors to focus on highest educational priorities
•    Helps instructors identify student needs and optimize their programs
•    Students learn with less instructor time
•    Realistic simulations hone students' psychomotor and cognitive skills.

Improves student learning experience and motivation

  •  Rich content, immersive simulations and game-like challenges engage today’s students
  •  Students learn at their own pace in a non-intimidating environment
  •  Enables students to experience abnormal, difficult encounters

Multi-level applicability

•    Professional undergraduate education
•    Initial education
•    Continuing education
•    Remediation and recertification

Free vSim for Nursing Resources

Try vSim for Free

Help ensure your students build confidence and preparedness for practice. vSim for Nursing 30-day trial access is available to Instructors, Teachers, and Simulation Coordinators at qualified institutions for no charge.

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Curriculum Integration Guides

Are you considering implementing vSim for Nursing into your existing curricula? Download these free nursing education guides for best practices on integrating virtual simulations into your nursing program.

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