Tag: patient care

Stanbridge College Unveils One of the Largest Virtual Reality Labs for Medical Training in the US Featuring zSpace Screen VR Technology

Stanbridge College Unveils One of the Largest Virtual Reality Labs for Medical Training in the US Featuring zSpace Screen VR Technology

Stanbridge College announced that they have opened one of the largest medical training virtual reality labs in the U.S. featuring zSpace virtual reality (VR) all-in-one computers. The lab features software provided by zSpace, as well as partner applications Cyber Science 3D™ and Cyber Anatomy™ that allows virtual dissection of human and animal anatomical models. As […]

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Alumni Spotlight: 2015 Clara Barton Alumnus of the Year Award Winner Ismael Lopez

Alumni Spotlight: 2015 Clara Barton Alumnus of the Year Award Winner Ismael Lopez

Mr. Ismael Lopez, LVN, a 2009 Vocational Nursing graduate of cohort PTB, was recently awarded the 2015 Clara Barton Alumnus of the Year Award at the Stanbridge College Commencement Exercises. The award recognizes a graduate’s outstanding achievements, contributions, and leadership in the field of healthcare. Mr. Lopez has been the LVN Team Leader for the Head […]

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Alumni Spotlight: 2015 Nelson Mandela Inspiration Award Winner Dashanique Harmon

Alumni Spotlight: 2015 Nelson Mandela Inspiration Award Winner Dashanique Harmon

Ms. Dashanique Harmon, a 2015 Vocational Nursing graduate of cohort PTV, was awarded the Nelson Mandela Inspiration Award at the 2015 Stanbridge College Commencement Exercises. The award recognizes a graduate who has shown extraordinary dedication to his or her educational pursuits in the face of adversity. A challenging childhood inspired Ms. Harmon to become a […]

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Stanbridge Spotlight: Occupational Therapy Assistant Alumnus Shaneill Davis

Shaneill Davis, not only gets to work in Beverly Hills, but also has a job that continues to make her happy. Since caring for people is a passion of hers, this Occupational Therapy Assistant graduate can truly say that she loves her job. During her time at Stanbridge, the hands-on training created a better learning […]

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Lights On, Camera, Action: OTs make movie going experience for children with disabilities a positive one

Lights On, Camera, Action: OTs make movie going experience for children with disabilities a positive one

Going to the movies for most families is a fun experience. Dark theatres, bright and 3D screens and HD sounds fill the up the room to make it feel like the audience is in the story. But for families with children who have disabilities including autism or sensory processing disorders, this experience could be very […]

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Technology and Occupational Therapy: Microsoft Xbox Kinect

Technology and Occupational Therapy: Microsoft Xbox Kinect

After becoming a major hit for consumers, Microsoft Xbox Kinect is rapidly being applied to an increasing amount of business and health care applications. One particular application is in occupational therapy and physical therapy. Businesses are now partnering with health care organizations to evaluate the use of the Xbox Kinect to see what kinds of […]

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Home is where the healthy heart is: Modification tips from the AOTA

Home is where the healthy heart is: Modification tips from the AOTA

Making modifications to home environments helps the elderly and people with injuries or impairments adjust their lifestyle to improve their health or speed recovery. The American Occupational Therapy Association states that “occupational therapy can provide clients with the tools to optimize their home environments relative to individual abilities and promote full participation in daily life […]

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Robot Assisted Therapy for Stroke Patients

Robot Assisted Therapy for Stroke Patients

A recent study found that robot assisted physical therapy may work better at improving mobility in stroke patients than regular therapy. The study consisted of 20 stroke patients with weaknesses on one side or area of their body and limited mobility. 10 patients worked with occupational therapy techniques as a control group, while the other […]

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Communication in Nursing: A few tips for engaging patients

Communication in Nursing: A few tips for engaging patients

Are you a good communicator? In a nurse’s daily interactions with patients, the ability to communicate in a clear manner is vital. The next time you communicate with a patient, be mindful of these suggestions from NurseZone: Communication goes both ways. Engage patients in a dialogue; help them understand and come to a decision about […]

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How Nurses are Improving Hospice and Palliative Care

How Nurses are Improving Hospice and Palliative Care

For nurses specializing in end-of-life care, empathy and education is critical to helping patients and their families. An article on NurseZone by Debra Wood, RN, outlines how nurses can help families navigate some new hospice trends and improvements. While death might be routine for healthcare workers, Wood writes that the process is often new for […]

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