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TTUHSC Collaborates With Mansfield, Methodist Health System to Address Nursing Shortage

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The Mansfield, Texas, community will be home to an off campus instructional site for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Nursing. TTUHSC will expand its traditional BSN program to the area, providing a resource for new nurses critical to the operation of hospitals and clinics.

“Nurses are an integral part of the health care team, but they are in short supply here and nationwide,” said TTUHSC President Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D. “We’re excited for an opportunity to help meet those needs in this community through an approach that holds true to our great university’s vision: transform health care through innovation and collaboration. Thank you to the city of Mansfield and Methodist Health System for inviting TTUHSC to join efforts in the delivery of health care in your community.”

The City of Mansfield collaborated with the Methodist Health System to provide support for the new off campus instructional site, coming together to address the need for nurses in Mansfield and the DFW area, an issue many hospitals and clinics are facing.






  • Nurse talking to physician
  • Nurse examining patient
  • Simulation for training
  • Nurse drawing medication
  • Student inserting medication into IV
  • Student prepping medication
  • Students listening to heartbeat of baby
  • Student talking to patient before injection
  • Students examining sim center practice patient
  • Student studying
  • student studying syringe
  • Students talking in hallway
  • Students practicing on simulation model
  • Students practicing on simulation model close-up
  • Students studying in UC
  • Students checking on IV flow
  • Students giving shot to simulation model close-up
  • Student checking syringe before using
  • Faculty speaking to students
  • Methodist health system speaking to students
  • All faculty members in collaboration
  • Another faculty speaking to students
  • Guns up from faculty
  • Dr. Rice-Spearman speaking