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Coming Soon the FAMU New High-Tech Hospital Simulation Lab

Coming Soon the FAMU New High-Tech Hospital Simulation Lab
Coming Soon the FAMU New High-Tech Hospital Simulation Lab
Posted at 7:47 AM, Feb 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-09 03:25:30-05

TALLAHASSEE, FL - Florida A&M University will soon open a high tech hospital simulation laboratory.

Mary Simmons shares details with WTXL about the new technology and opportunities coming to students.

In the coming months, FAMU will open a state-of-the-art, high-tech hospital simulation laboratory in it's School of Allied Health Sciences.

A construction kick off was held in late January.

The project is supported by a five-million dollar Title III grant and will consist of a four-bed facility that reflects a fully-functional and equipped hospital setting.

FAMU students from multiple health disciplines will be able to participate in live patient scenarios prior to entering a real hospital setting, and have access to global award-winning medical technology.

The laboratory is also expected to include a SimMan 3G patient simulation system, which provides a sophisticated, wireless mannequin that instructors can program to exhibit specific behaviors and symptoms, as well as control how it responds to physical care and medications.

Equipped with both a computer-based remote and voice control, the system is so advanced that it can control the mannequin to display specific physical and physiological