UCF to boost high-tech nursing education

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The University of Central Florida got a $5.5 million donation from the Helene Fuld Health Trust to be used for part of the school’s future new $68.78 million, 90,000-square-foot nursing building in Lake Nona.

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The money will fund the Orlando-based public university’s 12,000-square-foot Helene Fuld Health Trust Simulation, Technology, Innovation & Modeling (STIM) Center within the future nursing building.

The STIM Center will feature a virtual hospital — including student queuing, pre-briefing and debriefing spaces, flexible simulation rooms, and specialty virtual-reality rooms — as well as a clinical skills exam suite with patient diagnostic tools and audio-visual recording systems to record students participating in training.

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