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Education Facilities at Shadyside School of Nursing

The best nurses are well informed and up to date on the latest treatment research.

At Shadyside, our educational resources and computer databases put best practice at our nursing student's fingertips.

Library Access at Shadyside

The Hopwood library at UPMC Shadyside provides the latest medical journals and reference materials nursing students and hospital staff.

UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing students can also use the library in their clinical and schoolwork.

In addition to the hospital's library, the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh–East Liberty is right across the street from the Shadyside campus. A beautiful, modern library that features many print and electronic materials is available for quiet study and work.

Computer Access for UPMC Shadyside Nursing Students

The UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing maintains a computer lab on campus, with desktop computers for students.

Access to the University of Pittsburgh's Health Sciences Library System is available to Shadyside nursing students. PittCat+ and PittCat Classic are also valuable tools for quickly finding books, journals, and more.

Simulation Labs at Shadyside School of Nursing

Sim labs let Shadyside nursing students use models to practice their skills before approaching a real patient.

The Shadyside School of Nursing has several advanced Sim people for students to learn with — including a mother and baby. This lets students see the birth process and mother and baby complications.

Sim man also has a heartbeat and lung sounds — to sharpen student's listening skills.

In addition to the tech simulation, we bring in real people for our nursing students to practice mental health care.

UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing Clinical Education Facilities

Shadyside School of Nursing provides the highest quality clinical education for our students.

These clinical facilities — all within the UPMC hospital system and trusted community sites — offer many unique experiences. Shadyside nursing students will learn from our faculty, as well as the exceptional employees at these locations.

In addition to UPMC Shadyside, other clinical education sites include:

  • UPMC East
  • UPMC McKeesport
  • UPMC Montefiore
  • UPMC Passavant
  • UPMC Presbyterian
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Magee Women's Hospital of UPMC
  • Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC

Contact UPMC Schools of Nursing to learn more about the nursing program at Shadyside.

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