Male nurses make a difference at ECU

Chances are good that you have encountered a nurse who has played a big role in helping you recover from and illness or injury during your lifetime. But, chances are low that your nurse was a male. In fact, only 6-7% of practicing nurses are men, but this statistic is beginning to change. The American …

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The “best for last”

East Carolina University graduated its final class of Health Information Management students on May 10, 2013.  The graduation ended a long history of educating close to 600 health information management professionals. The Medical Records Administration department was created in 1970, with Mrs. Peggy Wood as the first chairperson.  She remained in that position for 26 …

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School of Dental Medicine named Apple Distinguished Program

Apple executives from North Carolina visited the School of Dental Medicine in April to celebrate the school’s designation as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2012-2013 with students, faculty and staff. The Apple Distinguished Program title is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership and educational excellence and demonstrate Apple’s vision of exemplary learning environments. The …

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ECU faculty member serves as Nurse of the Day at N.C. General Assembly

East Carolina University nurse faculty member Becky Bagley is serving as Nurse of the Day at the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh today. Bagley, director of nurse-midwifery education in the ECU College of Nursing, will provide services such as taking vital signs, checking blood pressures, and dispensing over-the-counter drugs for headaches, upset stomachs, or allergies …

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