The College of Nursing features a 10,615 square foot Learning and Technology Resource Center (LTRC) that is located on the third floor of the College of Nursing. The LTRC is a state of the art facility which houses a 16 bed hospital lab, 16 table assessment room, four Advanced Practice provider clinical examination rooms, five High-Fidelity simulation laboratories, an Obstetric/Pediatric four bed laboratory, an IV practice room, pyxis medication room, a home-health simulation room and two debriefing rooms. Human Patient Simulators The simulation labs feature the latest in high fidelity human patient simulators and include two adult simulators, two obstetric simulators, two infant simulators and one pediatric simulator. In addition to the high fidelity simulators, the center offers low fidelity simulators, task trainers and a medication dispensing system. Simulation Experiences Clinical simulation experiences are captured via a video capture system which can viewed anywhere on campus in both real time and from previously recorded experiences, which provides the opportunity to share the benefits of simulation with larger audiences. In addition to the teaching lab space, the LTRC houses other educational and research materials. The LTRC is supported by an Executive Director, Director of Instructional Technology, Director of the Learning Resource Center, Simulation Technician, Instructional Technology Specialist, graduate teaching assistants and student workers. Usual hours of operation are 8:00 am to 5:30 pm (CST) Monday through Friday. LTRC Staff Executive Director of Learning and Technology Resource CenterDr. Lori Lioce NUR 410 256.824.6139Lori.Lioce@uah.edu Learning Resource Center SpecialistJessica James NUR 349 256.824.2430Jessica.James@uah.edu Healthcare Simulation TechnicianKelly Haas NUR 350 256.824.5388Kelly.Haas@uah.edu Director of Instructional TechnologyDr. David Brown NUR 209C 256.824.2450David.Brown@uah.edu Instructional Technology SpecialistMichael Carter NUR 209B 256.824.2891Michael.Carter@uah.edu Simulation Graduate Teaching Assistants Vince AndrewsLead, Graduate Teaching AssistantMy hometown is Madison, AL. I am a part of UAH's Gerontology Acute Care/Family Nurse Practitioner program and will graduate in the Spring of 2017. I don't have time for hobbies anymore, study-study-study! I've always enjoyed working with kids so I found a career that would allow me to do that. Daniel GriffinMy hometown is Arab, AL. I am a part of UAH's Acute Care NP program and will graduate in the fall of 2016. I enjoy rock climbing and traveling when I have the time. I became a nurse because I wanted to help people as much as possible, and most people really need health care. Misty GuzmanMy hometown is Harvest, AL. I am enrolled in the post-masters FNP program and I will graduate Fall 2017. I enjoy spending time with my family, going to movies, shopping, wake-boarding, spending summer days at the river. I chose to pursue a career in nursing after exploring options with the USAF following high school graduation. I have a dream of becoming a flight nurse and that was my first career goal in my nursing journey. Monica Irons I am from Florence, AL. I am currently in the part time Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program. I am in my 5th term and should graduate in December of 2016. I don't really have any hobbies right now because I work full time and I am in school. I am married and I have two children so I guess that can count as my hobby. I chose nursing as my career because I knew that it would be a stable line of work and I do enjoy helping people. Caitlyn ReynoldsMy hometown is Madison, AL. I am enrolled in the AG-ACNP program and will graduate in December 2016. In my spare time I like to travel, kayak, lift weights, and watch football. Continuing education, job flexibility/diversity, variety of the job on a daily basis, passion for acute care, challenging in all aspects of life, limitless opportunities for growth, and patient advocacy are just a few reasons why I choose to pursue a career in nursing. Nursing care from basic to advanced practitioner is an unceasing field of study and necessary to sustain our quality of life in this world. Jennifer SandersMy hometown is Scottsboro, AL. I graduated in 2001 with my ADN from Northeast Alabama Community College and I am enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioner program and will graduate December 2017. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling, and have a huge love for dogs. I chose a career in nursing because I wanted to help care for people in their times of need. Daniel ShalabiMy hometown is Dallas, TX. I am a part of the Family Nurse Practitioner program and will graduate in the fall of 2016. My hobbies are working out, spending time with my kids and friends and watching sports. I chose nursing as my career, because I enjoy taking care of others. When I was younger, my grandfather suffered from a stroke and was severely ill. His wife left him and my cousin and I spent a lot of time taking care of him. Seeing the smile on his face and the appreciation he showed me, I knew nursing is what I wanted to do. Lauren ShariffMy hometown is Athens, AL. I am enrolled in UAH's Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program and will graduate in December 2017. My hobbies include traveling, watching Netflix, obsessing over Corgis and Westies, and going to Disney World. I chose a career in nursing because my grandmother was a nurse when I was a child. She did many types of nursing and I wanted to be just like her. I work in the Emergency Department at Huntsville Hospital Main as a trauma/critical care nurse and I absolutely love it. It challenges me daily and I am constantly learning something new. Student Workers Kristen AblesLead, Student WorkerMy hometown is Fayetteville, TN. I will graduate from UAH's BSN program in December 2016. I enjoy crafting, reading, spending time with my family. I always knew I wanted to work somewhere in the health field. When I was younger I spent a lot of time in hospitals and met so many nurses who made a major impact in my life. I want to make a difference in people's lives even if I never see them again. Emma BaumheckleI grew up in Brownsville, TN, and I am freshman this year. I am on track to graduate from the UAH College of Nursing in Spring 2019. My hobbies include reading, sewing, running, and spending quality time with my family. I chose nursing because of an accident that occurred in my family two years ago that resulted in a personal interaction with the Emergency Medical Services in my community. I knew then that I wanted to become an Emergency nurse and eventually a flight nurse. Samantha CostelloMy hometown is Athens, AL. I am a part of UAH's BSN program and will graduate in the May of 2018. I enjoy running and rock climbing. Ever since I was little I've wanted to be a pediatric nurse. I was in the hospital a lot due to being a premie and other stomach issues. This inspired me to want to be a nurse especially a pediatric nurse because I want to help kids and be a great nurse to kids in need like the nurses were to me. Phillip ForresterMy hometown is Guntersville, AL. I am a part of UAH's BSN program and will graduate in the December of 2016. I enjoy music and comedy. I want to help people in emergency situations both in civilian life and while currently serving in the Alabama National Guard. Anna DillardMy hometown is Florence, AL. I am a part of UAH's new BSN program and will graduate in the fall of 2017. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, being active in my sorority Delta Zeta, and doing anything outdoors. I chose to pursue a career in nursing after the passing of my grandmother who was a Labor and Delivery nursing for many years. Her legacy of friends and stories inspired me to having a fulfilling career like hers.