Released on April 28, 2022
Roslyn and Jody Burttram with UCF College of Nursing Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner graduate students and Assistant Professor Frank Guido-Sanz in the STIM Center

The College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, which were recently recognized among the nation’s best by U.S. News and World Report, recently added another tool to their teaching arsenal – the gift of an ultrasound machine.

Donated by Roslyn and Jody Burttram, the new technology will be housed in the internationally accredited Simulation, Technology, Innovation and Modeling (STIM) Center at the College of Nursing. Roslyn Burttram is a former critical care nurse who knew the ultrasound machine would be an invaluable component of graduate nursing education.

“It’s not just another piece of equipment or technology,” says Assistant Professor Frank Guido-Sanz. “It’s something that is essential to the core of our curriculum, and it pays off in so many ways – in our students’ training and satisfaction with our program, for example. But most importantly, in patient outcomes and safety.”

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