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Nursing Simulation Lab

Patty Snider, MSN, BSH, RN

Simulation Specialist
Larry Hess
Grover Center E225
About the Lab
Coordinating of the Simulation Lab is Patty Snider, who brings more than 30 years of nursing experience to the school. Snider plans and schedules required and open lab sessions, and teaches health assessment and nursing skills using simulation and other evidence-based techniques. Working with other School of Nursing faculty and the Simulation Lab specialist, Snider plans, implements and evaluates simulation scenarios and experiences using best practice guidelines.  
Larry Hess is an instructional technologist/simulation specialist within Ohio University's School of Nursing. His main activity for the school is managing the development process to ensure that all technical aspects are possible and managed properly, including middle and high-fidelity human patient simulators, audio-visual equipment, computers, and biomedical equipment. Hess also provides technical guidance to the faculty by remaining knowledgeable of the vision, mission, and daily operational needs of the school, attending faculty/staff meetings to develop and maintain an understanding of the information management needs of the faculty. He evaluates operational needs, projects, issues, initiatives, and recommends technology-based solutions that help the faculty and staff achieve goals while improving ongoing college operations.