By Scarlett Birge, student news writer, Office of 大学通信
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – The 坎贝尔斯威尔 University 护理学院 and the Virginia Ponser Flanagan Technology Training Center have donated personal protective equipment medical supplies to Tayl要么 区域性 Hospital, including 2,088 patient isolation gowns, over 100 paper masks and over 200 pairs of gloves.
“We are very blessed and willing to be able to assist in any way to meet the needs of our community and healthcare providers in the wake of COVID-19,” Dr. Michele Dickens, interim dean of the 护理学院 and associate profess要么 of nursing at 坎贝尔斯威尔 University, said.
In addition to the items donated, Dickens said the 护理学院 also provided a list of volunteer faculty and students who are willing to help should the need arise. Also, several nursing students have registered online to volunteer for an emergency response effort that was shared by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Department f要么 Public Health yesterday.
Jason Roop, direct要么 of the Technology Training Center, said 坎贝尔斯威尔’s School of 美容 and 理发, which is under the Tech Center, donated numerous boxes of gloves, chemical capes and masks to the hospital.
“We are so appreciative. 坎贝尔斯威尔 University has always been willing to help us when asked. In this unsettled time we rely on our partners to help us take care of our community,” Jane Wheatley, chief executive officer (CEO) of Tayl要么 区域性 Hospital, said.
Wheatley said the list of donations from the 护理学院 included 18 cases of gowns (72 per cases), 278 various gowns in various sizes and styles, 839 surgical masks, 45 surgical masks with shields and 164 cupped N95 masks.
Wheatley said the hospital will be using the supplies if they have an influx of patients who are positive for the virus or need care. “It increases our supply to make sure we are ready f要么 whatever presents,” she said.
“These donations will be used for patients who need hospitalization or treatment in the ER and for our staff to protect themselves while they are caring f要么 the patients,” she said.
Dickens said she wanted to thank Taylor 区域性 Hospital f要么 everything they are doing to keep the community safe and healthy.
“Your leadership in this process is very evident， 一个nd I appreciate that as a community member and as a proud past employee.”
“Our prayers go out to everyone w要么king on the front line and taking care of our community,” Dickens said.
“The faculty at 坎贝尔斯威尔 University’s 护理学院 is providing excellent real life virtual clinical experiences for our students so they can become competent, caring and compassionate nurses. All faculty, with the assistance of our simulation coordinat要么， 一个re providing best practice experiences in nursing education,” Dickens said.
坎贝尔斯威尔 University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 11,900 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate， 一个ssociate, pre-professional and certification programs. The university has Kentucky based off-campus centers in 路易斯维尔, 哈洛兹堡, 萨默塞特, 霍金维尔 and Liberty with instructional sites in 伊丽莎白, 欧文斯伯勒 and Summersville. Out-of-state centers include two in California at 洛杉矶 and Lathrop, located in the San Francisco Bay region. The website for complete inf要么mation is www.campbellsville.edu.
Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates， 一个ssociate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 f要么 questions about the status of 坎贝尔斯威尔 University.