The Clinical Education Center at Brackenridge is the result of a powerhouse academic collaboration involving the Seton Healthcare Family and area education leaders, creating an innovative approach to address education, training, and the current growing shortage of nurses, physicians and other skilled clinical personnel in Central Texas.
Clinical Education Center Facts at a Glance:
- 12 Training Rooms
- 7 Conference Rooms
- 2 Computer Labs
- 4 Skills Labs with 45 patient care areas
- 4 High fidelity simulation labs featuring 6 high fidelity manikins
- Wireless Internet access
- Catering and nearby restaurants
- Dedicated Parking Garage
- 24/7 operation and security
- Medical Library serving all Seton staff and CEC students with two professional medical librarians, online databases and print collection.
The Clinical Education Center is an exciting and innovative partnership involving the Seton Healthcare Family, University of Texas Medical Branch, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, UT School of Nursing, Concordia University School of Nursing , Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and Austin Community College School of Nursing.
Clinical Education Center News and Events
New Seton Psychiatric Emergency Department To be Opened in Spring
December 3, 2013A new Seton Psychiatric Emergency Department designed to treat adults from throughout the community who suffer from psychiatric crises will open at UMC Brackenridge in the spring. "As with the rest of Texas and the U.S., Travis County does not have enough properly equipped facilities to meet psychiatric patient needs, but this new facility is a good and much-needed step forward," said Jesús Garza, Seton president and chief executive officer.
Survey Unveiled at Dell Childrens Finds Dangerous Toys on Store Shelves
November 26, 2013Dangerous or toxic toys can still be found on America's store shelves, according to Texas Public Interest Research Group's 28th annual "Trouble in Toyland" report. Unveiled at a Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas news conference, the report found choking hazards, toy magnets that can cause serious injury if swallowed and toxic chemicals in toys which can have adverse health impacts on the development of children.
Central Texans Addicted to Prescription Painkillers Sought for First National Clinical Trial at Seton Mind Institute
November 20, 2013Prescription opioids - the most commonly prescribed drugs in the U.S. that are fostering a wave of painkiller addiction - are the focus of the Seton Mind Institute's first-ever National Institutes of Health-sanctioned clinical trial. The study is now under way - and researchers are seeking Central Texans who are good candidates to try a new drug that could help them kick this painkiller habit.