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  1. Tucker, Cheryl A. MSN, RN, CNE
  2. Bradshaw, Martha J. PhD, RN
  3. Ketcham, Nan MSN, RN


During a record-breaking Texas ice storm, one school of nursing kept accelerated BSN students on schedule despite 5 days of school closure. The students were diverted from hazardous travels to the safety of warm homes with virtual classes and clinicals. The authors discuss their creation of a virtual experience that leveraged smartphones, laptops, eBooks, and Internet resources with existing university technology, allowing students to stay on track.