Public Invited to tour Zimmer Mobile Learning Center

April 11, 2012

Hospital Hosts Zimmer Mobile Learning Center

Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital will host the Zimmer Mobile Learning Center (MLC) on May 3, 2012. The Zimmer MLC will be open to the public from 1:00 – 5:00pm and will be located in the 4th Street visitor parking lot across from the Surgical Center.

The Zimmer MLC is an expandable bus that houses a complete training and educational facility to provide hands-on training and educational programs for nurses, physician attendants and technicians, as well as community based events. With an area dimension of approximately 15 feet by 45 feet, the inside hosts audio/visual equipment, seating for 25, four pull-down workstations, backlit display frames and a full complement of display products and workshop equipment. It also includes a hospitality area.

Since 1992, the MLC has visited thousands of locations across the United States, and more than 170,000 visitors have passed through its doors. It averages approximately 40,000 miles per year when traveling across the US, and continues to offer state-of-the-art, hands-on educational tools to those who visit.