Reply To: Set Up / Getting Started

Erin Donathan, Pima Community College

1. It allows students who have not worked in the field previously the opportunity to experience the sights, sounds and environment without the pressure of operating in the field.
2. It forces students to become true “team leaders” because they are not working with a group or being coached by an instructor.
3. It allows students to practice their critical thinking skills without the pressure of treating live patients.
4. It gives consistent, all encompassing feedback objectively
5. It reduces operating costs by reducing the need for instructors, equipment and space.
6. It allows for self-study and practice at each individual student’s pace.