Higher Education: Medical Education and Clinical Simulation Centers

Keene State College

Nursing Fundamentals and Simulation Laboratory

Keene State College engaged Lavallee Brensinger Architects to program and design a centralized hub to support their nursing program. The proposed design consists of a large multi-purpose fundamentals lab, two clinical simulation labs, a centralized control room, a debrief room, and support space. The fundamentals lab includes 5 acute care patient bed stations, an outpatient demonstration station, a toilet/shower transfer station, a centralized nurse station for multi-bed training, as well as the capability for mass causality simulation scenarios. The space is also designed to support traditional classroom instruction. The clinical simulation labs mimic critical care patient rooms with the capability to support a high fidelity human patient simulators as well as a standardized patient program.