The Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence K.W. (BoHing Chan) Tseu Center for Nursing Education


Nursing Skills Laboratories

The Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence K.W.(BoHing Chan) Tseu Center for Nursing Education includes two eight-bed nursing labs.  The labs include two Laerdal VitaSim Simulators to assist in application of concepts taught in courses such as Health Assessment and Complex Disease I, II & III.  A plethora of task trainers allow students to practice clinical nursing skills.  The Family & Child Care Nursing course utilizes eight bassinettes with Nita Newborns, assisting nursing students to gain confidence with skills that are within that clinical specialty.  The learning space has seven laptops on wheels that provide an electronic medical record and critical technology informatics practice.

E.L. Wiegand Simulation Suite

Human Simulation Suite

Chaminade University of Honolulu (CUH) received funds from the E. L. Wiegand Foundation.  Funds were utilized for instrumentation, audio-visual, technical, and computer support for a high-fidelity human simulation suite in the Dr. and Mrs. Lawrence K.W. (BoHing Chan) Tseu Center for Nursing Education.

High-Fidelity Simulators

The learning space of the E.L. Wiegand Simulation Suite has six high-fidelity simulators.  The simulators include CAE/METI iStan, MetiMan, PediaSim, and BabySim along with the Gaumard Noelle and Newborn Hal. Simulation is used throughout the nursing curriculum as a teaching pedagogy.  Simulation allows the nursing students at CUH the opportunity to increase clinical reasoning skills and build confidence in conjunction with their classroom and clinical activities.  Use of the facilities has been promoted for Community Partners of CUH SON.

EMS Digital AV System

The capabilities of the state-of-the-art audiovisual system allow several simulations to be run at a single time.  The video is captured immediately and used during the essential debriefing process following simulations.   The video can be used for performance evaluation, which promotes quality learning and supports accreditation requirements.

Simulation Lab Video

A short tour of the E.L. Weigand Simulation Suite at Chaminade University. The facility includes state-of-the-art equipment for training future nurses, including six high-fidelity human simulators. With Assistant Professor Jeanette Peterson, MSN, RN.


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Welcome to the E.L. Wiegand Simulation Center.

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Come on in and see what we’ve got.

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We have a birthing simulator whose name

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is Noel. She is able to give birth and

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provide students with valuable learning

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opportunities. We have two high fidelity

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mannequins that can either be changed to

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female or male gender, depending on what

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we need for the scenario. We also have a

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pediatric and newborn simulator. The

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control areas consists of two control

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computers the control computers control

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the audio visual components during the

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simulation. All the rooms have cameras

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and audio and the students are taped

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during their scenario.

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Hope you enjoyed our nursing facilities, can’t wait to see you in class.