By Eliza Joy
The College of Nursing at Brigham Young University continues to evolve the technology and opportunities it offers students. Some of these additions come in the form of new practice materials in the Mary Jane Rawlinson Geertsen Nursing Learning Center (NLC).
This semester the college acquired a new birthing simulator and baby who, after a student contest, were named Mona and Seymour respectively.The high-fidelity manikin is computerized and can have the delivery process be from five-minutes to two-hours.
We also obtained a slit lamp that is a microscope with a bright light used during an eye exam. It gives nurse practitioner students a closer look at the different structures at the front of the eye and inside the eye. It’s a key tool in determining the health of your eyes and detecting eye disease.
Additional items include injector task trainers to practice with shoulders and knees, urinary catheterization simulators for standardized patients, and various devices for wound care.
The BYU College of Nursing thanks its donors for their generosity in helping us supply the best possible technology to our students and faculty.