The app offers a richer learning experience by supplementing instruction with demonstrations. The app is able to assess the wellbeing of the baby and when the baby is in distress. This information helps guide healthcare professionals toward the appropriate plan of action.The SEFM App was developed by Susan Hébert, Dr. Sheila Taylor, Dr. Tami H. Wyatt, and Dr. Xueping Li. It is being tested and evaluated by the HITS team and providers at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Virginia.
Nursing students work in a simulation lab using an app developed by the University of Tennessee to monitor fetal heartbeats during pregnancy and labor in Temple Hall May, 18, 2016.. (Adam Brimer / University of Tennessee)