University of Louisville Magazine

SUMMER 2017

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2 2 | L O U I S V I L L E . E D U UofL School of Nursing students soon will double their hands-on clinical simulation learning through a major lab renovation funded by two donations of $125,000 each, one from The Bufford Family Foundation and the other from Trilogy Health Services. The funds will allow a lab on the third floor of the School of Nursing to be transformed into a four-room simulation suite and home health care space called the Trilogy Health Services Simulation Lab. In addition, a separate observation room for instructors will be built. Construction will be completed in the fall. The school also will buy a fourth high-fidelity adult patient simulator that will be housed in the lab. The school has been restricted to using only two of its three adult simula- tors because of space constraints. The renovated lab will allow continuous use of all four adult simulators, doubling from 20 to 40 hours the time students spend as the caregiver during undergraduate education. Hands-on learning in patient simulation labs is essential to educating health care students, enabling them to sharpen complex skills in preparation to face real pa- tients. Simulators present numerous conditions that students respond to, including difficulty breathing, seizures and heart attacks. Mooradian ABOVE: UofL nursing students work on a simulated patient in a lab undergoing a $250,000 renovation courtesy of donations from Trilogy Health Services and The Bufford Family Foundation. NEWS & IMPACT Mooradian named College of Business dean The University of Louisville Board of Trustees in January approved a new dean for the College of Business. Todd Mooradian took the helm March 1. Mooradian came to UofL from the College of William & Mary School of Business Administration in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he had been associate dean for faculty and academic affairs and the Wil- liam J. Fields professor of business. He holds a PhD in marketing from the University of Massachu- setts and earned his MBA at Wake Forest University. He has a BS in business administration from the University of New Hampshire. Mooradian is an expert in services marketing, cross-cultural marketing and international marketing strategy, and much of his research focuses on the psychology behind consumer behavior and customer satisfaction. He is the au- thor of the Pearson/Prentice-Hall textbook on Strategic Marketing. "While this is a challenging time, both for the world at large and the school, it is a time of great opportunities," he said. "The university and the College of Business are well prepared and well positioned. I am incredibly optimistic about our future and the people who define it." NEWS & IMPACT Renovated simulation lab coming to School of Nursing

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