WINTER PARK, Fla. — A new technology lab will help advance health care with virtual reality at Full Sail University
AdventHealth University and Full Sail University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the lab’s opening.
The facility will be located on Full Sail’s campus, where students will conduct research projects and increase learning.
It will be used by students studying emerging technologies, as well as occupational therapy assisting and nursing to help encourage patient safety and training.
The two universities continue their partnership, as they had created a rapid deployable video simulation and the Automated Medicine Dispensing System, a simulated virtual reality technology to assist remote nurses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The lab will also have a 3D printer.
Dr. Shawn Stafford, director of research and course director at Full Sail University, said this knowledge will help students create solutions to the real-world problems they will face when they enter the workforce.
“At Full Sail University, we encourage our students to not only make emerging technologies solutions for fun or class credit, but also to serve a purpose and make an impact within the community,” Stafford said.
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