BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Students from the University of Maryland School of Nursing donated two intubation domes and 10 face shields to healthcare workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students from the Class of 2022 Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia specialty collected $400 to purchase the equipment.
Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland, and St. Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, received the equipment.
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The domes were presented specifically to the two hospitals’ nurse anesthesia teams, who are at high risk for exposure to COVID-19 when intubating patients.
“When I presented the idea to raise funds for the intubation domes during this critical time, there was no hesitation,” Alicia Ward, a student, said.
University officials called this an “unselfish act” from students.