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Tristate participants in Delta GEMS and Delta Academy visited the UC College of Nursing on March 7 as part of their STEM career explorations. Nursing students and faculty introduced the students to patient simulators and telehealth robotics.
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Tristate participants in Delta GEMS and Delta Academy visited the UC College of Nursing on March 7 as part of their STEM career explorations. Nursing students and faculty introduced the students to patient simulators and telehealth robotics.
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Publish Date: 03/11/15
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Local Students Get Hands-On Experience at College of Nursing

Tristate participants in Delta GEMS and Delta Academy visited the UC College of Nursing on March 7 as part of their STEM career explorations. Nursing students and faculty introduced the students to high-fidelity patient simulators and telehealth robotics, providing them with a hands-on opportunity to check peripheral pulses, listen to heart sounds, use a bag-valve mask, practice chest compressions and check pupillary responses. The Delta GEMS also witnessed a simulated birth. In other sessions, students learned what it takes to become a nurse and had the opportunity to use iPads in a mini Genetics class. 
 
The Delta GEMS (Growing and Empowering Myself Successfully) program works to inspire African American at-risk adolescent girls aged 14 to 18 to succeed academically and become compassionate, caring and community-minded young women. Delta Academy strives to enrich and enhance the education of fifth- through ninth-grade girls, augmenting their scholarship in math, science and technology. Both are implemented by local chapters of the national Delta Sigma Theta social service sorority.
 



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