Subscribers Only: Scenarios and Tools

The scenarios listed below are scenarios that have been developed, validated and tested by CSA subject matter experts. QSEN and TeamSTEPPS competencies have been integrated in all scenarios where appropriate. The scenarios indicated with an * are in the process of final updates and will be uploaded when revisions are complete. Scenarios are to be used by subscribers only. Log in to download.

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Ambulatory Care

  • Clinic- Hypoglycemia- 46 years
  • Hospice- Terminal Agitation

Critical Care

  • Heart Failure Post-Op
  • Heart Failure- Basic
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Septic Shock
  • Symptomatic Bradycardia



  • Communication
  • Integrity
  • Lateral Violence
  • Listening
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork
  • Management of Blunt Chest Trauma- Adult
  • Management of High Regional Block
  • Management of Pediatric- Foreign Body Aspiration


  • Coming Out
  • Cultural Insensitivity
  • Identifies as Trans
  • Non-Trans Patient
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Trans Woman


  • Post Partum Hemorrhage
  • Shoulder Dystocia


  • Periop Malignant Hyperthermia

School Nurse

  • Asthma
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Seizure- 12 Years
  • Seizure- 8 Years

Tools and Templates

  • Apprentice Application
  • IP Release Form
  • Scenario Validation Checklist
  • CSA Sim Scenario Template
  • CSA Sim Leadership Scenario Template
  • CSA Sim Storyboard Sample

Fundamentals in Nursing

  • Chest Pain in Patient with Cellulitis- Case A
  • Foreign Body Obstruction in Patient with Fractured
  • Gastro-Intestinal Bleed- Aspiration Precautions
  • General Safety for Confused, Elderly Patient
  • General Safety for Patient with Pneumonia
  • Pain Management in Elderly Patient- Post-Op
  • Post-Op Assessment- Case A
  • Post-Op Pain Management- Case B
  • Skin Assessment in Elderly Patient

Medical- Surgical

  • Acute Asthmatic Attack - IPE & Family Communication
  • Acute Brain Attack - CVA
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome - Chest Pain Assessment- Ca
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome - Hypokalemia/ Vent Tach- C
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome- Post-Pro Care/ Patient Te
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome- Prep-Cardiac Cath/ Anxiet
  • Adult Med-Surg & Interprofessional Nursing/Social
  • Adult Med-Surg & Interprofessional Nursing/ Social Service Alcohol Withdrawal; Schizophrenia
  • Blood Transfusion Reaction- Anaphylaxis
  • Blood Transfusion Reaction- Hemolytic or Febrile
  • Code Blue in Post-Op Colectomy Patient
  • Community Acquired Pneumonia- Allergic Reaction- C
  • Community Acquired Pneumonia- Respiratory Distress
  • Ethical Dilemma
  • Fluid Volume Overload- Post-Op Mastectomy
  • Gastro-Intestinal Bleed- Hypovolemia in GYN Post-O
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypoglycemic Reaction in Post-Op Patient
  • Neutropenia
  • Sepsis- Early Recognition
  • Smoke Inhalation- Chest Pain- Case A
  • Smoke Inhalation- Code- Case B
  • Swallowing Deficit- IPE Speech Pathology & Nursing
  • Total Hip Replacement- DVT
  • Total Knee Replacement- Post-Op Respiratory Depres


  • Bronchiolitis 4mo
  • Case A Post-Op Heel Cord Length CP Dev Delay
  • Case B Seizure Post-Op Heel Cord Length CP DD
  • Dehydration 4mo Social Issues
  • Foreign Body Asp 3yo IPE
  • Post-Op Care Lab Appy 6yo
  • Resp Distress Code 4mo

Peri-Natal (Novice)

  • Fetal Distress- 15 Years- Denies Pregnancy- Case A
  • Post Partum Hemorrhage- Case C

Emergency Department

  • Unfolding Urosepsis Case

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