AdventHealth University and Full Sail University Open Full Sail University Healthcare Technology Lab Powered by AdventHealth University


New healthcare technology lab to advance healthcare through virtual reality research and creation

WINTER PARK, Florida., October 13, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Full Sail University and AdventHealth University are pleased to announce the opening of the Full Sail University Health Technology Lab powered by AdventHealth University. Full Sail University and AdventHealth University (AHU) will use the lab to develop and demonstrate joint health care research projects, conduct progress reviews, and expand learning opportunities for students. The facility will be housed in Full Sail’s Emerging Technologies Wing and is expected to add to the more than 110 studios and labs already existing on Full Sail University’s 210 acres. winter park Campus.

The Full Sail University Health Technology Lab powered by AdventHealth University will primarily engage students in Full Sail University’s emerging technology degree programs. Students from various AHU degree programs, including Occupational Therapy Assistant and Nursing, will use the lab to find innovative technology solutions to improve patient safety.

Additionally, Full Sail and AHU teams will use the lab to help find innovative solutions to improve the education of nurses and other healthcare team members, an important area of ​​focus for retention and support. nurses.

“AdventHealth University is thrilled to partner with Full Sail University on this state-of-the-art classroom and lab,” said Edwin I. Hernandez, Ph.D., President and CEO of AdventHealth University. “This partnership is a wonderful example of cutting-edge technology providing solutions to how we train and support healthcare workers, especially as they enter the workforce. We’re excited to see where it takes us, because the possibilities stretch as far as our imaginations. .”

This facility – fully equipped with industry standard technology, including a Stratasys F770 large format 3D printer and more – is the latest expansion of the partnership between Full Sail University and AdventHealth University. During the pandemic, the two universities developed Rapid Deployable Video Simulation (RDVS) and Automated Medication Delivery System (AMDS), simulated training technologies created in a multi-player immersive virtual reality trainer for healthcare students nurses from AHU as the school found new ways to engage with remote learners in the nursing curriculum.

Additionally, in 2020, Full Sail University and AHU have partnered to win the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference’s annual Iron Dev competition. The winning virtual reality solution prototype serves as a proof-of-concept for a virtual command center to help healthcare facilities and systems, like AdventHealth, visualize hospital resources and COVID-19 data points.

“At Full Sail University, we encourage our students to create emerging technology solutions not just for fun or credit in the classroom, but also to serve a purpose and have an impact within the community,” said Dr. . Shawn Stafford, research director and course director at Full Sail University. “The medical expertise provided by AdventHealth University enables our students to create research-based solutions to real-world problems, just as they will when they enter their professional careers. We look forward to seeing the big projects that will come to life in this new lab facility and that continue to come from this partnership.”

The partnership will continue to provide Emerging Technology students at Full Sail University and AHU students with access to healthcare industry experts as new practices, procedures and technologies are developed to supporting the healthcare industry. Students gain hands-on experience on how to incorporate emerging technologies and innovative mindsets into the healthcare industry.

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About AdventHealth University:
AdventHealth University (AHU) is a leader in health care education, transforming the science and practice of holistic care and developing professionals with unparalleled compassion. The University, marking 30 years of academic excellence, seeks to develop skilled professionals who live Christ’s healing values ​​and works in conjunction with AdventHealth to effectively expand its healing ministry. AHU has campuses in Orlando, Florida. and Denver, Colorado.and offers undergraduate, graduate, and online programs, including biomedical sciences, diagnostic medical sonography, health sciences, health care administration, medical laboratory sciences, anesthesia Nursing, Nuclear Medicine, Nursing (BSN), Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Physician Assistant, Radiology Technology and Spiritual Care.

About Full Sail University:
Full Sail University is an award-winning educational leader for those pursuing careers in entertainment media and emerging technologies. Founded in 1979, Full Sail has received accolades throughout its more than 40-year history, including recently appearing on Variety Magazine’s 2021 list of “The World’s Top 50 Film Schools and Instructors”, named in 2022 “Best Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design” by The Princeton Review, and previously recognized as “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Post-Secondary Schools and Colleges. Full Sail University is an which awards graduate and undergraduate degrees offering on-campus and online study programs in fields related to art and design, business, film and television, games, media and communications, music and recording, sports and technology With more than 84,982 graduates worldwide, Full Sail alumni have worked on countless award-winning projects with individual recognition, in particular ment OSCAR®, Emmy®, GRAMMY®, ADDY®, MTV Video Music Award and Video Game Award.

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