Simulation Learning System (SLS) with Virtual Reality (VR)

Enhance student clinical judgment with the first hands-on nursing virtual reality simulation of its kind. SLS with VR allows you to step into a completely immersive virtual reality environment and experience clinical nursing in a whole new way.

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By partnering with SimX, an industry-leading virtual reality company, Elsevier’s new nursing solution will change the way students learn, and ensure they are ready for practice. Give your students a more immersive, realistic, and complete learning experience in a virtual reality nursing simulation lab at a surprisingly affordable price.

Take virtual nursing simulation to the next level

With more than 100 unique scenarios our Virtual Reality (VR) Simulation Learning System (SLS) offers an exciting opportunity for clinical experience in a realistic, immersive, and safe virtual reality environment, without the need for additional space, expensive manikins, or large sim labs!

Just like in a traditional simulation lab, the instructor facilitates the virtual reality experience through easy-to-use software that allows multiple students to experience the virtual reality simulation at the same time. To make the experience even more engaging, students not participating in the simulation can observe and actually see what the students in the headset are seeing!

SLS with VR in the news & research:

Preparing for the Next-Generation NCLEX Exam Using VR

SimX, our technology development partner, for Simulation Learning System (SLS) with Virtual Reality (VR), shares tips on using VR technology effectively to prepare for the next-generation NCLEX.


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Undergraduate Nursing Students’ Experiences and Perceptions of Self-Efficacy in Virtual Reality Simulations

Research experts Mamta Shah, Christine Gouveia and Ben Babcock presented findings on first- and second-year nursing students’ experiences with SLS with VR during a 7-week study in Fall 2020 and assessed change in their self-efficacy from pre-posttest.


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How Virtual Reality is Training Nurses During Coronavirus and Beyond

Danielle LeCompte, Director of Product Marketing, Educational Technology at Elsevier, joins ‘Cheddar Innovates’ to discuss their partnership with SimX that’s bringing virtual reality simulation training to nurses, and what this tech means for the future of nursing school.


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Foster Students' Clinical Judgment Throughout Their Journey

Student success on the Next Generation NCLEX and in practice depends on how your program approaches developing job-ready students. An essential aspect of this is using comprehensive, consistent tools across your nursing curriculum that foster clinical judgment and critical thinking. Only Elsevier offers a complete, end-to-end solution with the authoritative and consistent content and digital solutions required to help students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to excel on the NCLEX and in practice.

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Build Knowledge

Enduring Elsevier content, built to establish a foundation for practice, is key to reinforcing students’ ability to make connections between recognized cues, analyze them to develop hypotheses, and take action to generate solutions.

Products that build knowledge with enduring Elsevier content:

Apply Clinical Judgment

Elsevier digital solutions enable you to bring clinical judgment concepts into the classroom and lab. Products such as HESI Case Studies, SimChart®, and Simulation Learning System create an environment that allows students to safely practice making clinical judgments.

Products that are designed to observe how students are processing information and demonstrating clinical judgment when making patient care decisions:

Assess & Review

HESI assessments are backed by more than 20 years of research that point to the proven validity of our exams. Our experts are focused on aligning with NCSBN to create items delivered in the same valid, reliable, and secure manner you have relied upon for ensuring students are ready for the NCLEX.

Products that were created evaluate how well students are understanding key concepts and using their clinical judgment skills: