Currently, palpation skills are taught using textbook readings, online videos demonstration and occasionally students practicing on healthy student. We reviewed the literature and ascertained that a head to neck palpation manikin does not exist. The applicants, who are simulation lab experts, are collaborating with GBC Mechanical Engineering Design students to construct a soft-skin adjustable (normal and abnormal glands) head to neck manikin with 13 pressure sensors strategically located to accurately reflect actual glandular landmarks.
Geotextile cloth has been scientifically demonstrated as a favourable alternative to burying canes to protect tender fruits. However, because this technology currently can only be applied manually, it has not been widely adopted. Hinterland Wine Company seeks to become an early adopter of geotextiles. In this project, the research team will design and fabricate a proof-of-concept mechanism to perform this task in an automated way for the first time.
This project aims to determine the best content and format for a consistent delivery model and practical tools to equip Community Health Centres employees, including dietitians and health promoters, in the delivery of cooking and healthy lifestyle community education.