When people think of the Zika virus, they usually think of mosquitoes. Their bite is, after all, the primary mode of transmission of the disease. However, it’s important to know that this virus, first reported in the U.S. in 2015, …Read More »
Path to better patient safety leads through new Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Institute Regional Center at Jacksonville University
The call to action came in 1999, when the Institute of Medicine issued its “To Err Is Human” report estimating that as many as 98,000 people were dying annually from preventable medical errors. Urged on by an alarmed public, the …Read More »
Lindsay Wolf brings her daughters ages 1, 3 and 4 to school so her graduate pediatrics students have real-world patients to examine and learn from.
Dennis Oakes uses online gaming and interactive exercises to keep his Nursing students engaged in …Read More »
National experts to discuss patient safety challenges and trends June 9 at inaugural Patient Safety Forum at Jacksonville University
The first statewide/regional conference bringing together hundreds of health care leaders, nurses, physicians and students to hear from renowned experts on patient safety is set for Friday, June 9, at Jacksonville University.Read More »
Jacksonville University joins only 20 other U.S. higher education campuses that have earned Silver Level status from the Exercise Is Medicine on Campus global health movement.Read More »
Stress in the nursing profession has become such a norm that there’s even a special term for it: Nursing Burnout Syndrome.
The findings are a bit daunting: in one survey at the University of Colorado Hospital, nearly nine out of …Read More »
We would like to thank everyone who came out for the Faculty/Staff Health Fair held last week at the Davis College of Business. The turnout exceeded expectations, with more than 235 individuals taking part in the health screenings, and many …Read More »
“Could the lump in my neck be cancer? Are all thyroid nodules cancerous?”
The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland in the lower front portion of the neck, below the Adam’s apple. Its function is to make thyroid hormones, …Read More »