Keeping in line with the University’s mission and strategic plan, these renovations are intended to provide Salus students with an optimum learning experience in a progressive atmosphere as technology rapidly changes. New, expanded, and renovated facilities are a central priority of the University, as we strive to transform into a technology-rich academic hub for professional development, multidisciplinary study, and a collaborative community resource.

City Life Neighborhood Clinic

Summary & Details

The Eye Institute (TEI) of Salus University has partnered with Ampersand Health and CityLife Neighborhood Clinics to add a primary care clinical facility to its Oak Lane campus. The Oak Lane Clinic will be the fourth addition to Ampersand’s Philadelphia-based CityLife Neighborhood Clinic model, which focuses on providing well-rounded, quality care to neighborhoods that traditionally lack access to coordinated care. The clinic will be accessible from the second-floor entrance of TEI.

Project Timeline

The more than 8,000 square-foot renovation project is slated to be complete in summer 2017.

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Simulation Lab Coming Soon

A simulation lab is also being added adjacent to the new optometric clinical skills lab, featuring state-of-the-art virtual reality technology that provides a powerful training tool for both indirect and direct ophthalmoscopy. The simulation lab will include eight stations to train students in indirect and two stations for training in direct ophthalmoscopy. The simulator provides a highly realistic, three dimensional experience of retinal examinations as well as affording an opportunity to learn how to properly handle the ophthalmoscope. Combined with the upgraded Clinical Procedures Lab, this technology will ensure that the University’s students are prepared to handle all aspects of the patient exam when they reach the clinical setting.  

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Clinical Procedures Lab Renovation

The recently renovated Clinical Procedures Lab features state-of-the-art ophthalmic equipment and electronic health record capabilities in order to prepare the University’s optometry students for a seamless transition into patient care at The Eye Institute. The lab includes 34 fully-equipped optometric bays, video/camera slit lamps for demonstration, and mounted live feed video cameras for integrated instruction.

Clinical Procedures Lab

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Learning Resource Center

The University's traditional library was recently transformed into the new technology-focused Learning Resource Center which houses a help desk/service center, large wood tables, group study areas, a 50-person classroom and a small coffee/tea bar.

Salus University Learning Resource Center

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