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Quality Improvement Science and Data Analytics Major in Development

Hailey Shields, Reporter

February 14, 2018

Filed under Health Sciences, News

A new major in the College of Health Sciences dealing with quality improvement and data analytic is in the works. After talks with the healthcare advisory board and faculty, the College of Health Sciences is moving forward forward with a program with a name similar to the “Effect of Health Care Population Analytics.”...

OT Lego Program to Build Kids’ Social Skills

Annette Ritzko, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2018

Filed under Health Sciences, News

The occupational therapy program is offering Lego-based  therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The program, held  Jan. 31 to April 25, is open to children between six and 12 years old. The hour-long sessions are led by Dr. Lori Charney, Department Chair and Assistant Professor, and Dr. Orley Templeton,...

Students Pledge to Preserve Human Dignity

Students Pledge to Preserve Human Dignity

February 5, 2018

The Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine and Health is encouraging everyone to take a human dignity pledge as a promise...

A Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

A Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

January 12, 2018

Filed under Health Sciences, On Campus Events

The Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine, and Health at Misericordia University will be holding s...

New Bioethics Center Aims to Impact Medical Policy

Annette Ritzko, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Health Sciences, News, Top Stories

The recent "Deadly Medicine" speaker series sparked the creation of the new Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine and Health. Dr. Stacy Gallin, the Director of the Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine and Health, said the Center's aim is to raise awareness for the importance of the concept of human dig...

Nurses: Time is Now for Flu Shot

Samantha Midkiff, Reporter

November 3, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, Health Sciences, News

Nurses at the Health and Wellness Center want everyone to get a flu shot. Now. “The number of students who present for the flu vaccine is not what we hope it would be,” said Anita Yurek, RN, Staff Nurse.   The flu shot usually costs $20 outside of the Center's usual annual fee, but as an attempt to entice people to get...

New Physician Assistant Program in the Works

Destiny Anderson, Reporter

October 18, 2017

Filed under Health Sciences, News, Top Stories

A new Physician Assistant program may be in the university’s future - potentially even as early as the next school year. The former Physician Assistant program held Accreditation-Provisional status, but surrendered its their accreditation. All Physician Assistant programs pursue accreditation through the Accreditation Review...

Deadly Nurses Latest Topic in ‘Deadly Medicine’ Series

Deadly Nurses Latest Topic in ‘Deadly Medicine’ Series

March 9, 2017

As the campus community is awaits the final speaker of the "Deadly Medicine"  series, Eva Mozes Kor,...

‘Deadly Medicine’ Speaker Series Continues to Draw Crowds

‘Deadly Medicine’ Speaker Series Continues to Draw Crowds

February 14, 2017

As the “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race” exhibit continues in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery...

‘Deadly Medicine’ Exhibit Presents Ethical Debates

‘Deadly Medicine’ Exhibit Presents Ethical Debates

February 9, 2017

The Deadly Medicine exhibition, which opened January 18 in the Pauly Friedman and MacDonald Art Gallery,...

PT Students Assess Work Areas

PT Students Assess Work Areas

December 12, 2016

Physical therapy students are critiquing the way both students and faculty approach studying and reading ...

Inside Scope on Medical Truths: The Struggle of Life

Inside Scope on Medical Truths: The Struggle of Life

December 12, 2016

In the intensive care unit of a hospital, you can see patients struggling to hold on, praying with their...

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