Syndaver provides high school students technological edge in nursing

HIGH-TECH CADAVER: Michael Clancy, center top, an anatomy professor at the Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College in Providence, works with nursing students on Joy, a synthetic cadaver featuring replaceable muscles, bones, organs, veins and arteries made from materials that mimic live tissue.
 / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND NURSES INSTITUTE MIDDLE COLLEGE
HIGH-TECH CADAVER: Michael Clancy, center top, an anatomy professor at the Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College in Providence, works with nursing students on Joy, a synthetic cadaver featuring replaceable muscles, bones, organs, veins and arteries made from materials that mimic live tissue.
 / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND NURSES INSTITUTE MIDDLE COLLEGE
Her name is Joy. She is the quiet type. Joy is 5 feet 2 inches tall. That’s not to say she stands 5-foot-2, because she is lying down most of the time. But even reclining, the impact Joy is making on nursing education in Rhode Island stands head and shoulders above other methods of anatomic…

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