Lehigh Valley Well being Community’s new schooling hub rising in Higher Saucon

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Lehigh Valley Well being Community’s development within the area and past will embody a brand new schooling and coaching facility in Lehigh County.

The ultimate metal beam was lately positioned on LVHN’s Middle for Healthcare Training within the Stabler Company Middle at 3900 Sierra Circle, Higher Saucon Township.

Development on the 70,000 square-foot website, seen from close by Route 309 and Middle Valley Parkway, is anticipated to be accomplished by the top of this 12 months and open in early 2023.

The location consolidates three of the community’s schooling division websites, and can function a central hub for schooling and the community’s coaching applications.

LVHN’s schooling division contains 1,200 medical, nursing and different college students; 340 residents and fellows; and the Joseph F. McCloskey College of Nursing at Lehigh Valley Hospital–Schuylkill.

The brand new constructing will embody:

  • A state-of-the-art simulation heart
  • A full-size coaching working room
  • Plug-and-play functionality for learners and skill to broadcast to different websites
  • Elevated classroom dimension and suppleness
  • A reception space, a devoted meals providers space, a eating and occasion space, a 150-person auditorium and enormous laptop labs and storage areas

LVHN is without doubt one of the state’s largest instructing hospitals.

The brand new constructing is an funding in its instructional infrastructure and “proof of our continued funding in our colleagues,” Dr. Michael A. Rossi, LVHN’s govt vp and chief scientific officer, stated throughout a broadcast Tuesday.

The academic alternatives embody skilled growth and onboarding, persevering with schooling, undergraduate and graduate medical schooling, e-learning, and well being care simulation, Dr. Robert Barraco, LVHN’s chief educational officer, stated.

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