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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
  • Before integrating vSim for Nursing into the curriculum, it is important for faculty to be familiar with the program’s basic functionality, features, and benefits for students. To get started, sign up for a free 30-day trial offer,


Take a Virtual Tour of vSim for Nursing | Fundamentals

​​Download the Free vSim for Nursing Integration Guide

In response to feedback submitted to the NLN by faculty (including those teaching in classroom, clinical, lab, and simulation settings) who pilot-tested vSim for Nursing | Medical-Surgical during spring 2014, the NLN has authored a free vSim for Nursing Integration Guide for Faculty.
The guide offers strategies for use of the vSim for Nursing product in all types of nursing programs. Additionally, it provides faculty with ideas on integrating vSim for Nursing into existing curricula and ways to develop and/or enhance current teaching strategies. 

Browse the Complete vSim for Nursing Catalog:

vSim for Mental Health


vSim for Nursing Health Assessment

vSim for Nursing | Medical-Surgical

vSim for Nursing | Gerontology

vSim for Nursing | Maternity

vSim for Nursing | Pediatric

vSim for Nursing | Maternity & Pediatric

vSim for Nursing | Fundamentals

vSim for Nursing | Pharmacology