Experiential Learning

Explore Your Interest In Nursing & Medicine

Don't Just Dream It – Try It

Where will your future lead? At GW Careers in Health Care, you can decide. Learning from the distinguished faculty at The George Washington University’s School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Health Sciences, you’ll take a tour of various health care professions – including nursing, first response, health and wellness, and more – to determine if your future is in health care.

Get the ultimate hands-on experience in GW’s state-of-the-art labs while participating in true-to-life trauma, infection control, birthing, and other intense simulations as you’re also receiving answers to your biggest questions about careers in the health care field. When you leave this immersive three-day program, you’ll take with you a Career Action Plan that will help guide you along your chosen professional path. Whether you’re certain about a nursing, first responder, or health sciences career, or you’re not at all certain about which you want to pursue, this sampling will allow you to explore each role and decide what’s best for your future.


Sample Schedule

  • Pediatric Nursing Simulation
  • Nursing Jeopardy
  • Health Promotion Simulation
  • Infection Control Simulation
  • First Aid and Primary Care
  • A Day in the Life of  a Paramedic
  • Trauma and Emergencies Simulation
  • Intubation 101 Simulation
  • Fire Rescue
  • Go Behind the Scenes
  • Impact of Opioids Simulation
  • Crime Scene Investigations
  • Pre-Med 101
  • Global Health Care
  • NFL Head Injuries

Renowned GW Faculty

Benefit from the vast experience of the GW faculty and current nursing and pre-medicine students as you learn directly from them during hands-on simulations and engaging exercises. A few of the faculty leading this program are:

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Crystel L. Farina, MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE

Director of Simulation and Experiential Learning, GW School of Nursing

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Dr. Krystl Haerian

Academic Program Director and Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences

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Dr. Robert Turner

Assistant Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership, Assistant Professor of Neurology

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Dr. Carol Lang

Associate Director of Global Initiatives, GW School of Nursing

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Dr. Malinda Whitlow

Executive Director of and Assistant Professor in the ABSN program, GW School of Nursing

Program Tuition Starting at $895

Payment plans are available.

What's Included?

  • All curriculum and instruction

  • Program activities

  • Program materials

  • On-site meals

  • Certificate of Completion



Not only did they list facts, they had real life scenarios and demonstrations. All instructors had a very good attitude and method of teaching.
Envision participant

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