The Health Innovation Technology and Simulation Lab in UT’s College of Nursing has received provisional accreditation from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.
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Thereasa Abrams, an assistant professor in UT’s College of Social Work and a burn survivor herself, has developed an app called the Bridge to help burn patients heal faster.
About one in eight construction fatalities are caused by falling from a roof, a trend that researchers at the Construction Industry Research and Policy Center hope to help reverse.
An app developed by a team including faculty from the College of Nursing and Tickle College of Engineering has garnered widespread media attention.
Sheila Taylor, clinical assistant professor of nursing, and Susan Fancher, the simulation director for the College of Nursing, worked to develop an app that provides a more realistic experience to instruct future nurses in monitoring babies and their mothers during labor.
If “practice makes perfect” holds true, medical and assisted living facilities could see a marked improvement thanks to a new center opening on campus. The College of Nursing and College of Engineering teamed together to come up with the HITS—Health Information Technology and Simulation—Lab, creating spaces identical to a variety of care facilities, complete with actors and manikins serving as patients.
Imagine a place where you get to convert ideas into tangible and functional prototypes. Professor Lee Martin in the Department of Industrial and Information Engineering had the big idea to start the Ideation Lab, or iLab, with his colleague, Professor Xueping Li.
Most people have experienced a long wait to see a doctor. Technology being developed through a new collaboration between UT Knoxville, Y-12 National Security Complex, and Stanley Healthcare aims to cut down on wait times. The three entities are developing an intelligent interactive dashboard that crunches data in realtime to help managers determine how best to administer flow.
Many learn by doing. This is especially true for nursing students. UT is renovating an existing building to improve simulated instruction and research for the College of Nursing.
A joint endeavor between the colleges of nursing and engineering has been launched as a new product to help build a better workforce of health professionals worldwide. Called Lippincott’s DocuCare EHR, the new product integrates electronic health records commonly used in hospitals and medical offices into a simulated learning tool for students.