Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing

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Rental Opportunities

The Bloomberg Nursing Simulation Lab facility is available for rent on a recurrent basis (weekly/monthly), as well as for intermittent and one-time events. Located on College Street just west of University Avenue, our conveniently located state-of-the-art 4,000 square foot space is equipped with:

  • an inpatient ward with twelve beds and a large nursing station
  • a critical care unit with four patient beds
  • the Bluma Appel Isolation Room,  an isolation room with an ante- and exit room
  • a full operating room
  • a one-bed post-anaesthesia care unit
  • a home care setting living space, that also works as an interview or ambulatory clinic room
  • pan-tilted zoom cameras and hanging microphones throughout the facility.

The Sim Lab can be used for a rich array of activities, including:

  • Research studies requiring a simulated hospital
  • Health-care equipment trials and demonstrations
  • Media photo shoots
  • Television & movie filming
  • Hospital orientations
  • Performance evaluations
  • Mock codes
  • Critical care education courses
  • Implementation of research protocols
  • Development and testing of instructional DVDs or film
  • Clinical skill refresher courses requiring simulation

Organizations and groups both within and outside of the University of Toronto community are welcome to book the space.

Sim Lab Floor Plan.

For facility rental inquiries, please contact Chris Bergeron at

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