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First responders vehicles arrive at nursing suite

Penn State Scranton nursing program helps local emergency responders prepare for crisis situations

They can cough. They can tell you they are going to vomit. Their eyes go into dilation and miosis. Their face turns blue when their vitals are low on oxygen. They can die. They can be saved. The possibilities are almost endless.

These are the “not-so-real” patients who reside in the Nursing Suite at Penn State Scranton. They are high-fidelity mannequins, and their realistic, human-like behavior will blow you away.

Kiernan Riley

Nursing student Kiernan Riley awarded University grant to continue research

Kiernan Riley, a senior honor’s nursing student at Penn State Worthington Scranton, was awarded a Penn State Student Engagement Network grant to study the effects of a teaching intervention about organ donation on high school students’ attitudes and intent to register as organ donors when applying for drivers’ licenses.
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Worthington Scranton, Geisinger partner to help nurses earn bachelor's degrees

Penn State Worthington Scranton has partnered with the Geisinger Health System to provide its registered nurses with flexible learning options that will allow them to earn a bachelor of science degree in nursing in as little as 18 months.