Nursing: Tradition Meets Technology

These days, the buzz in nursing education is technology. USA Today  recently asked whether technology has changed the content in our nation’s nursing schools. The answer is two-fold: technology provides new opportunities for nursing students and technology creates additional questions that must be answered. East Carolina University’s College of Nursing is located in a modern, …

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Read My Lips

Once considered healthy and a way to ensure vitamin D synthesis, sun exposure and tanning carry serious consequences. Acute sunburn is painful, but chronic sun exposure in those with outdoor occupations like farming, fishing, and roofing can have significant detrimental effects. Basal cell carcinomas are the most common skin cancer associated with sun exposure, and …

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National grant improves patient access to reliable health resources at ECU family medical clinics

Four family medical clinics administered by ECU will now offer patients instant online access to reliable medical resources and information thanks to a new partnership between the Laupus Library, Family Medical Clinic and ECU Physicians. From diabetes to heart disease to shingles, patients will now be able to access information about diseases, conditions and wellness …

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Education for High-Tech Healthcare

The ECU Department of Health Services and Information Management received approval to establish the Master of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management program.   The MS degree will begin in Fall 2013, replacing the current BS degree in Health Information Management. Why is it important for health information managers to be trained at the graduate …

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