Occupational Therapy students in a class.

Ono Academic College offers its students the opportunity to prepare for a wide range of careers in the health professions, many of which cannot be learned anywhere else in Israel, and to do so using state-of-the-art educational technologies.

One of Israel’s leading daily newspapers, Haaretz, profiled Ono’s use of its Simulation Center in the Health Professions and in the context of COVID 19.

The article notes that, “Once upon a time, student nurses practiced on oranges before injecting live patients. With today’s sophisticated simulators, they can now train not only to give shots but also to manage life-threatening clinical conditions by practicing on digitalized sophisticated simulators. More than that: throughout the pandemic, trainee nurses from the Ono Academic College in Kiryat Ono continued their studies by accessing Ono’s simulators online in what Prof. Shlomo Noy, Dean of Ono College’s Faculty of Health Professions and the former director of the Sheba Medical Center Rehabilitation Hospital, diffidently calls “something of a breakthrough.”

For the complete article click: https://www.haaretz.com/haaretz-labels/cuttingedge/1.9707332