BCC Nursing Department Adds State-of-the-Art Birthing Simulator

seahac grant presentation to BCC Nursing for purchase of birthing simulatorThe Nursing Department at Brunswick Community College recently received a SEAHEC Legacy Grant totaling more than $75,000 for the purchase of a new birthing simulator for its state-of-the-art birthing suite.

Victoria® is a life-like simulator that gives birth in real-time and can be programmed to simulate various birthing-related emergencies. The simulated birthing baby cries upon deliverybirthing simulator in action and can be programmed to simulate newborn emergencies. “The new birthing simulator will create more hands-on learning opportunities for our students to provide safe and effective care to the laboring patient and newborn,” said Dr. Molly Curry, Dean of Health Sciences.

BCC offers both practical and associate degree (ADN) programs. We have a long history of excellent NCLEX pass rates and employment of our graduates. For more information on BCC’s degree and non-degree health care programs, email onestop@brunswickcc.edu or call 910-755-7320.

The NC AHEC Program provides and supports educational activities and services focusing on primary care in rural communities and those with less access to resources to recruit, train, and retain the workforce needed to create a healthy North Carolina. Located in Wilmington, South East AHEC (SEAHEC) is one of nine centers in the NC AHEC Program and serves Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin, New Hanover, and Pender counties.

Group Photo Caption: Pictured during the grant presentation ceremony include (l to r) Schorr Davis, Vice President of Development and Executive Director of Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation; Dr. Molly Curry, BCC Dean of Health Sciences, Madison Cyr, MSN, RN, BCC Simulation and Lab Coordinator; Dr. Joe Pino, Executive Director, Southeast Area Health Education Center; Dr. Gene Smith, President BCC.

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