On the eve of Mother’s Day, Chamberlain’s Tinley Park, Illinois campus held a baby shower for one of its SIMCARE CENTER™ mannequins, casually known as Noelle. Noelle is a mannequin of a pregnant woman that can effectively give birth to a mannequin child. The mannequin helps nursing students prepare for real life scenarios they will face after graduation.
Donna Adams, DNSc, RN, is the dean of academic affairs at Chamberlain College of Nursing’s Phoenix campus.
As opportunities for placing students in acute care clinical experiences decrease for all nursing schools, alternative activities are being created that enable the student to meet clinical course outcomes. READ MORE