Browsing: Fall/Winter 2013

Defining Moments
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A nursing student applies hot compresses to the eyes of a patient at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute in a pre-1940 photo. Learning and practicing skills by the bedside on live patients had its limitations, not the least of which was a fear of soiling pristine white cuffs and apron, according to Our Shared Legacy: Nursing
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Nursing student Sarah Krieg tends to a manikin in a simulation room in the Pinkard Building. Increasingly, nursing students practice diagnostic and treatment skills on such high-fidelity simulators--manikins with beating hearts that breathe, talk, bleed, vomit, urinate, seize, shake, and have babies. An instructor sets the scenario from a control room. Photograph by Chris Hartlove
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