Lake Superior State Gets Nursing Education Grant

WCC Associate Degree Nursing students utilize the state-of-the-art simulation lab to gain patient care experience to enhance traditional clinicals. Shown here is “Harvey,” the cardiopulmonary patient simulator, which can teach up to 48 students at a time via wireless stethoscopes.
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SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) -- Lake Superior State University says it's received a $400,000 grant from the R.W. Considine Foundation to improve nursing education.
The school says the money will buy state-of-the-art, high-fidelity mannequins as part of a proposed new nursing simulation center in downtown Sault Ste. Marie.
The school says the nursing center is a project of the city, the university and War Memorial Hospital. It says the planned simulation center will let students and health care workers practice their skills on the equipment that responds kin the same way as human patients.
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