I have vivid memories of skipping high school on sunny days in June (don’t’ tell my mom) to tan with coconut baby oil on the roof of my best friend’s house. Why? Because the roof was black and would attract …Read More »
The St. Johns River is picturesque, flowing gently though Jacksonville. We look at and admire the beauty and tranquility of the water while enjoying the peaceful and calming effect.
What we see on the surface doesn’t tell the whole story. …Read More »
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 »
What a difference a month makes.
For faithful readers of this column, first, thank you, and second, you might remember that last month’s column was about the impact of the drought and the fires that resulted.
Now, we are experiencing …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 »
Fire and water don’t mix, and fire when coupled with a lack of water can create a dangerous combination. This is readily illustrated in the huge wildfire that has recently burned just north of the Florida-Georgia line, and multiple fires …Read More »