Simulation, Education and Research Centre for Nursing Excellence inaugrated at Bangalore Baptist Hospital

Bangalore Baptist Hospital (BBH) in collaboration with researchers from US based Baylor University inaugurated  a state-of-the-art “Simulation, Education and Research Centre for Nursing Excellence” (SERC) in Bangalore. The four-storied SERC, which includes a state-of-the-art simulation laboratory to train nurses and doctors in the art and science of medicine, and will house medical trainees, has been built with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) Program. Mark A. White USAID Mission Director to India and Dr. J. V. Peter, Director Designate, Christian Medical College, Vellore, inaugurated the facility along with Dr. Naveen Thomas Director, Bangalore Baptist Hospital. Also present were Dr. Shelby Garner and Dr. Lyn Prater, Professors at the School of Nursing at Baylor University and representatives from U.S.-India Education Foundation, Dr. Mumtaz Ali Khan, former Directors of BBH, BBMP Corporators of Hebbal and D.J. Halli, Dr. Jennifer Shearer, Dr. Rebekah A. Naylor, Dr. Gift Norman and Sunny Kuruvilla. Speaking at the inauguration, Mark White, USAID Mission Director to India said, “USAID is very pleased to be part of this partnership to build a simulation training and education center for nursing excellence. This center will not only provide a space …

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