vSim for Nursing

The NLN collaborated with Laerdal Medical and Wolters Kluwer Health on the development of vSim for Nursing to help students build confidence and preparedness for practice. This innovative line of teaching resources provides solutions for a range of content areas. Each product features 10 virtual patient simulation scenarios, authored by the NLN, that allows students to access curriculum resources and practice patient-centered care for a variety of case studies.

Designed to simulate real nursing scenarios and to develop clinical decision-making skills, competence, and confidence in nursing students, vSim for Nursing includes:

  • Online interactive virtual simulations with integrated curriculum resources pre- and post-simulation quizzes
  • Guided reflection questions. Students can interact with patients in a safe, realistic environment, available anytime, anywhere.
  • Interactive student scenarios along with integrated curriculum resources
vSim for Nursing Integration Guides

The guide provides strategies for use of vSim® for Nursing in programs across all types of nursing education. It provides faculty with ideas to integrate vSim into existing curricula and offers ways to develop and/or enhance current teaching strategies. The guide is based on data collected from faculty who participated in pilot testing of vSim for Nursing | Medical-Surgical during spring 2014 and who submitted feedback to the National League for Nursing. These faculty members provide instruction in a wide array of classroom, clinical, lab, and simulation settings.

View the Integration Guides