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Mission of the School of Nursing Clinical Skills and Simulation Center

Students and professors discussing a health simulation at the nursing lab.


To provide the most realistic practical learning experiences in a safe environment that is based on nursing knowledge, patient safety, evidenced –based practice and professionalism. The simulation center uses innovative methods to enhance our students’ education to help develop the students’ professional practice.

To prepare professional (both undergraduate and graduate) nurses who:

    • Provide Patient-Centered Care
    • Work in Interdisciplinary Teams
    • Understand and Provide Safe Care
    • Employ Evidence-Based Practice
    • Apply Quality Improvement
    • Use Information Technology
    • Emphasize Caring
    • Are Enable to Think Critically
    • Can Use Independent Judgment
    • Showcase Autonomous Behaviors
    • Have Enhanced Clinical and Ethical Decision-Making Skills

Vision of the School of Nursing Clinical Skills and Simulation Center
We will create and support healthcare professionals who are confident, competent, and empowered to provide the highest quality of patient care. Our students will be an exemplar of the nursing profession within our community.

TCNJ's Department of Nursing is not accepting transfers into our four year traditional bachelor’s of science in nursing program at this time. We are accepting applications for the ABSN program for May 2025.Learn More