Advancements in Health Care Education Celebrated at Museum by Night
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) hosted “Museum by Night: The
Art of Health Care,” a night dedicated to celebrate the advancements in health care
education. “Museum by Night” was held March 28 at the Helen Devitt Jones Auditorium
and Sculpture Court, at the Museum of Texas Tech University, 3301 Fourth St.
Guests had the opportunity to explore state-of-the-art technology from TTUHSC’s simulation
training center including computerized manikins, ultrasound and augmented reality.
The event also featured displays of healt care related artifacts from the Preston
Smith Library of Health Sciences as well as live music and refreshments.
“We’re excited to have an opportunity to share with the community the various ways
our students learn and what makes us a leader in preparing heath care professionals
to meet the demands of an ever-changing health care environment,” TTUHSC President
Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., said.
A short program included remarks by Mitchell, Jill Hoffman, Ph.D., Museum of Texas Tech University acting executive director, and Sharon Decker, RN, Ph.D., director of clinical simulations, at the TTUHSC F. Marie Hall SimLife Center.
Museum visitors each received a “medical chart” upon arrival and collected stamps
at each station they visited.
Museum by Night is a monthly event at the Museum of Texas Tech University offering a variety of programs. “The Art of Health Care” celebrates advancements in health care education as TTUHSC marks its 50th anniversary.
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