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Rhodes State College Borra Center for Health Sciences

The vision for the Rhodes State College Borra Center for Health Sciences in downtown Lima is becoming a reality. With the scheduled completion date of summer 2021, the 50,000 square foot Center will house five programs: nursing, respiratory care, EMS, physical therapist assistant and occupational therapy assistant.

Announcing the Borra Center for Health Sciences

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Thanks to TSC for providing the internet connection for the webcam. Also, thanks to the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce for hosting our camera. This would not have been possible without these partnerships!

    The facility will house state-of-the-art equipment including:

  • 3D virtual simulation
  • Nine-panel collaborative video wall
  • Four-room clinical simulation lab equipped with four debriefing rooms
  • Open ambulance simulator
  • Home-care lab for physical and occupational therapy
  • 12-bed nursing lab
  • Four-bed respiratory care lab
  • Six additional classrooms

The design of the building adds 8,000 square feet of additional spaces for the programs and allows for interdisciplinary experiences for students and incumbent health care professionals.

Rhodes State College Borra Center for Health Sciences - Interior

Rhodes State College is thankful for all who have helped this project become a reality and looks forward to the Education, Collaboration and Innovation yet to come as we prepare future generations of health care workers for our region.

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