Nursing department to host simulation center open house

SimChallenge

Tarleton State University

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 10, 2012

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—Tarleton’s Department of Nursing will host an open house Dec. 11-13, for health care professionals to receive tours and see the various types of training available in its state-of-the-art simulation center.

Faculty and staff will be available each day in the university’s Nursing Building from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide information regarding continuing education opportunities by utilizing simulation as a platform for learning and assessment to improve patient care.

Simulation coordinator Cheryl Hunter said the open house is for all health care professionals, including those at area medical clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and EMS first-responders. The public is also invited to tour the simulator facilities.

The nursing program’s high-fidelity simulators may be modified for specific training and to meet the needs of continuing education requirements and competency training, including instruction in advanced cardiovascular life support, Hunter said.

For more information or to register, visit http://simchallenge.net/ or find the event listed on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/SimChallenge. Interested individuals may also contact Cheryl Hunter at (254) 968-0577 or email chunter@tarleton.edu.

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Tarleton State University
A member of The Texas A&M University System

Contact: Kurt Mogonye
254-968-9460
mogonye@tarleton.edu

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