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Ambulance simulation facilities


Bournemouth Gateway Building ambulance simulation suite

We have a purpose-built ambulance simulation suite within Bournemouth Gateway Building, providing a realistic teaching and practice environment for our Paramedic Science students. 

The space is the same size as the inside of an ambulance, with all the same equipment you would expect to find in a vehicle used by the ambulance service, including a simulated defibrillator. By spending time practising your skills in this environment, you will get used to the lack of space and the location of equipment, making your transition to your placements that bit easier.

The simulation suite allows for practical exercises that deal with the whole scenario – from responding to the emergency incident, to treating and moving the patient into the ambulance, and the journey to hospital. Then, finally, the scene outside the ambulance suite changes to allow for the handover scenario at a hospital.