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Molloy, Shaw and Vaughn Awarded $10,000 for Technological Innovation

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Margie Molloy, Ryan Shaw and Jacqueline Vaughn received the Bayada Award for Technological Innovation in Health Professional Education and Practice and a check for $10,000. The award is given to health care professionals who have made a significant contribution to health care professional education or practice through the development and/or adoption of new technology.

The DUSON trio uses video as an instructional tool for high fidelity or "lifelike" clinical simulations. Students view the video in Google Glass or on an iPad while delivering care to a mannequin. This creates a sense of realism, known as augmented reality, which helps students learn in a safe environment before stepping into a hospital.