Texas Children’s completes patient care simulations in Legacy Tower in preparation for opening day

On Tuesday, May 22, Legacy Tower at Texas Children’s Hospital officially will open its doors to care for our most critically ill patients and their families. But before that day arrives, a lot of preparation and training is underway to get ready for opening day which is less than two weeks away. Last month, multidisciplinary Read More…


Simulations test readiness of new Outpatient Facility in The Woodlands

Simulations test readiness of new Outpatient Facility in The Woodlands Ready, set, go! “Are you OK?” a nurse asks a patient who stumbled to the ground after an unsteady walk to an exam room at the new Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands Outpatient Facility. “Help!” A slew of medical staff come rushing to the girl’s Read More…


New in situ simulation program enhances role clarity in high-risk emergencies

The neonatal team at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is always prepared for special deliveries – taking care of newborns is what they’re trained to do. But earlier this month, the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) received a special delivery that wasn’t quite what you’d expect. Texas Children’s Simulation Center hosted an open house to Read More…


Health care simulation experts leave many lessons

Around 100 BC acupuncture simulation was used and recorded in China. The long history of simulation has helped health care workers learn difficult procedures and manage high risk or complex patient care situations before they’re done on actual patients. It’s a sort of “practice” for real life situations in the clinical world. In 1910 life-like Read More…