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U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine to Tour GW School of Nursing’s Patient Simulation Lab

Sen. Kaine to Address Next Generation of Health Care Professionals
November 26, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov. 26, 2014
 
MEDIA CONTACTS
Steven Taubenkibel: 202-994-0817, steventaub@gwu.edu 
Emily Grebenstein: 202-994-3087, emgreb@gwu.edu 
 
EVENT:
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., will visit the George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus to tour the School of Nursing’s state-of-the-art Skills and Simulation Laboratory, a training center with 21 highly sophisticated manikin patients that allow students to work in real-life situations. Sen. Kaine will address the university’s next generation of healthcare professionals, including participants in the Veterans Bachelor of Science Nursing Program on the demand for nurse practitioners in the region. GW President Steven Knapp will also make remarks.     
 
WHEN: 
Monday, Dec. 1, 2014; 2:30-3:30 p.m. 
 
WHERE:
The George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus
Innovation Hall
45085 University Drive 
Ashburn, VA 20147
 
Media RSVP:
Media interested in attending must contact Steven Taubenkibel at 202 994-0817 or steventaub@gwu.edu
 
BROADCAST NOTE:
Camera crews, must arrive by 2:15 p.m. Please note crews will need to carry cameras on their shoulders during the walking tour of the lab.
 
BACKGROUND: 
Ranked in the top 10 percent of nursing schools by U.S. News & World Report, the George Washington University School of Nursing educates and inspires nurses to provide high-quality, compassionate person-centered health care. The school develops leaders actively engaged in health promotion, patient advocacy and healthcare innovation, and prepares exceptional nurse educators who pursue quality and advance the profession. The School of Nursing, established in 2010, is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of people and communities locally, nationally and globally. The school values lifelong learning and its students advance nursing practice, leadership and education as they make a difference in the world. 
 
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