The COVID-19 pandemic altered the way in which seniors of their ultimate semester on the UTEP College of Nursing accomplished their research.
These seniors got three choices to finish their scientific coaching: end their coursework by way of digital simulation, delay their commencement and full their scientific hours at a later date, or proceed their scientific rotations within the hospitals to graduate in Could.
“This unprecedented time in nursing schooling has offered us with distinctive challenges and allowed our college and college students the chance to discover modern options,” College of Nursing Dean Leslie Robbins stated in a press release.
In all, 74 college students within the college’s conventional bachelor of science in nursing program are anticipated to earn their levels Could 16 though graduation ceremonies have been moved to fall.
Of these, 25 selected to finish their scientific coaching in El Paso hospitals in the course of the pandemic, whereas 19 participated in digital scientific experiences. Thirty completed their on-site experiences earlier than the pandemic.
College students who participated in scientific rotations at College Medical Heart of El Paso, El Paso Kids’s Hospital, Del Sol Medical Heart, Las Palmas Medical Heart and the Hospitals of Windfall had been restricted from attending to sufferers who had been suspected of getting COVID-19.
College students who accomplished digital scientific experiences participated in scientific situations, together with one centered on the coronavirus pandemic.
College students within the first three semesters of the UTEP nursing program had been launched from their scientific obligations in late March.
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