Macao Polytechnic Institute Laboratories
Nursing Laboratories are simulated as clinical wards in which nursing students can practice their nursing skill and technique. The laboratories are composed of fundamental and specialist nursing, opened to all our nursing students including master students and graduates, so as to strengthen their nursing knowledge and skills.
A specialist nursing laboratory, aims for health promotion and health education, is divided into Community Health Nursing and Health Assessment.
Community Health Nursing area provides a simulated home-liked situation with health assessment equipments such as blood pressure monitors, digital scale and breast models with interchangeable nodules, so that students can practice how to promote community health care to the public.
A hospital-unit-simulated practice room with 135m2 is consisted of 9 patient beds, equipped with basic patient care simulators and nursing care models such as injection models, advance venepuncture arms, catheterization models and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CRP) models, tube feeding trainer and physical assessment trainer etc.
The Lab has baby models for students to practice baby bathing, height and weight with digital pediatric scale with digital baby length, non-invasive bilirubin measuring device. There are also obstetric examination simulators and obstetrics models showing the different stages of development of fetus inside uterus.
A demonstration room equipped with high fidelity simulators such as Nursing Anne Simulator and Advanced Life Simulator, with which teachers can teach and demonstrate different nursing skills to students; whereas, herb samples and Chinese medicine equipment are also equipped, so as to provide a Chinese-western nursing learning environment for students.