Tuesday June 5th saw the official opening of the South Coast Colleges Clinical Skills Simulation Lab in Batemans Bay. The project funding was delivered through the Federal Governments Stronger Communities Fund with Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis officially opening the facility. The Nursing Skills Simulation Lab is located at the Batemans Bay campus. Ann told The Beagle "I was very impressed with what was now on offer in the facility for current and future students" "The lab will provide enormous benefits to the local community." During the launch South Coast Careers College CEO Sarah Watterson thanked Ann Sudmalis for attending and for helping secure the funding to allow the college to fit out the Lab CEO Sarah Watterson added: "The investment made by the Federal Government in the college will assist in enhancing our students learning experiences and play a major part in the ongoing development of highly trained and employable individuals. The benefits of this will be felt well into the future. Benefits that not only contribute to the local economy, but, that also improve and enrich the lives of many people in our community. We are very grateful to Anne for this opportunity."
Above: Demonstrations of equipment and technique at the official opening of the South Coast Colleges Clinical Skills Simulation Lab.
Above: Ann Sudmalis and Sarah Watterson cutting the ribbon, along with some of our current Nursing Pathways students
Above: Nursing Trainer Nikki Van Diemen showing Ann the ‘Injection Arm’ that students will use to practice IV injections on.
Above: South Coast Careers College CEO Sarah Watterson thanked Ann Sudmalis for attending and for helping secure the funding to allow the college to fit out the Lab.