ASU-Mountain Home receives $130,000 grant for nursing program equipment

Arkansas State University-Mountain Home has received another grant from the Blue and You Foundation for its School of Health Sciences. The grant, titled "Enhancing Success with Simulation," will award the university $130,000 to be used for the purchase of a high-fidelity simulation mannequin for the ASU-Mountain Home Simulation Lab and other simulation equipment.

Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences Julia Gist says the mannequin will be used as a teaching tool in the lab and the classroom.

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The Blue and You Foundation is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Gist says its purpose is to assist Arkansans in living healther lives.

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Gist says this is not the first time the university has received a grant from Blue and You.

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For more information on the ASU-Mountain Home School of Health Sciences, contact Gist at 870-508-6154.

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