Health Sciences Simulation Centre (HSSC)


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Douglas College Health Care programs use well equipped laboratories to support student learning.


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The HSSC is heavily used throughout the year. A variety of health care and community support education programs use the centre. These programs include: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychiatric Nursing (BSPN);
  • Classroom and Community Support Worker (CCS);
  • Health Care Support Worker (HSCW);
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) ;
  • Continuing Education (CE) courses.

It is important for all students and faculty using the centre to take responsibility for submitting detailed equipment requisitions on time and ensuring that instructional/practice/simulation areas are tidied after use.

HSSC Goals

HSSC goals are to:

  1. Promote excellence in performance of psychomotor skills in related field of practice.
  2. Support a variety of teaching methodologies that enhance student learning and success.
  3. Create a safe student-centered learning environment that provides students opportunities and resources to learn and practice psychomotor skills.
  4. Ensure resources are current, safe and adequate in number.
  5. Create a learning environment that fosters development of assessment, communication, psychomotor, critical and creative thinking, inquiry, and problem solving skills in relation to a variety of simulation activities.
  6. Provide resources that help students attain program competencies and standards.
  7. Support applied simulation research internal and external to the college.

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Contact Information

Health Sciences Simulation Centre


Tel: 604-777-6496

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