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Facilities and Equipment

  • Gannon University at the Ruskin, Florida campus is located at 105 Commercial Center Drive, Ruskin FL 33573.  The location is situated on three plus acres of ground less than 30 minutes from Tampa Bay to the North and 25 minutes to Sarasota/Siesta Key to the south.  The physical space offers lecture space, podium driven technology, Zoom technology, Wi-Fi throughout the campus, student conference centers, outdoor courtyard, and parking spaces.  One classroom lab consists of electric high-low tables, large mat tables, a bed designed to mimic an acute care setting and a dynamic tilt table. The second lab consists of combination plinth/tables, large mat tables, and a vestibular training swing. The third space is an Occupations lab with a complete kitchen and bathroom set up for practicing both activities of daily living and instrumental activities of daily living. The program has the needed supplies that provide students the ability to practice and learn the specifics of each assessment and treatment area. Fast food/restaurants, hotels, and convenience stores are located within walking/driving distance. Campus is located less than 12 miles from living areas (apartments/housing) and the Florida Gulf Coast beaches.

    Equipment and tools include: assessment and evaluation tools for pediatrics/physical /psychosocial disabilities and specific equipment used in the intervention/treatment of injury/disabilities, which includes extra-large splinting pans/carts/and tools, and casting equipment.  Durable medical equipment consists of crutches, walkers, canes, different types of wheelchairs, functional assistive devices and disability training technology.  Other lab equipment includes: a treadmill, therapeutic bike, physical modalities, electric stimulators, biofeedback, therapeutic exercise equipment, electronic medical documentation software, anatomical models and software, stairs, curbs, parallel bars, balance equipment, diagnostic ultrasound, InBody 570, Dartfish video analysis software, a metabolic cart, ErigoPro Tilt Table with functional electrical stimulation and cyclic loading, and an assortment of orthotic and prosthetic devices.