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Oct

CHHS News: Preparation through Simulation!

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Simulation Emergency Room

Today’s health care climate is increasingly complex. The needs of patients demand that professionals from many different disciplines work together to provide the best care possible. The College of Health and Human Services is committed to preparing our students for the demands of their chosen professions. Two very powerful educational tools, simulation-based training and interprofessional education (IPE) have proven to be very successful in achieving this goal. Simulation-based education, used in a collaborative practice, is of great value for learners outside their own disciplines. It better prepares students to meet the complexities of today’s health care workplace.

 

On Friday, November 3rd, CHHS will host the first annual IPE Sim Day. The creators and leaders of this event are Dr. Linda Myler (Nursing), Dr. Kathleen Seurynck (Nursing), and Professor Jacob Lindquist (Orthotics and Prosthetics). It is anticipated that 200 students and 20 faculty members representing nine disciplines in the college will participate. The event will take place at the Simulation Center at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor, and in Rackham Hall’s Advance Patient Exam Suite on EMU’s campus. This event will allow students and faculty from different health care fields the opportunity to interact with a standardized patient and promote communication and teamwork skills in a safe environment.  We are excited to give students at EMU this unique experience to foster necessary skills to transfer to their practice settings.

The video below shows what participants can expect to learn from these simulations. Take a look!

Simulation is an excellent venue to provide opportunities for interprofessional learners to develop, practice and refine interprofessional skills such as communication, collaboration and teamwork within the context of a patient care scenario. If you’re interested in attending please contact your IPE Champion for further details.

23
Aug

CHHS News: Sharing cultures among healthcare students!

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The School of Nursing hosted nursing students and instructors from Chang Gung University of Science and Technology and Hung Kuang University from Taoyuan, Taiwan and Taichung, Taiwan respectively. The group from Hung Kuang University spent ten days immersed in EMU’s nursing program, while the Chang Gung University of Science and Technology group were at EMU for... Read more
20
Jun

Clinical Research Administration Program Ranked #1 in the Nation!

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The Clinical Research Administration program in the College of Health and Human Services has many reasons to celebrate. First and foremost, the program was recently ranked #1 in the nation among the top twenty-five academic programs. Graduates of the program serve in many different roles within clinical research including those that are integral to the... Read more
16
May

CHHS News: Honoring our outstanding students!

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On April 4th, the College of Health and Human Services honored its outstanding students at its annual recognition ceremony. The honored students, family members, friends and CHHS faculty members and administrators gathered to pay tribute to the hard work and dedication of some of our finest students. Collectively, they represent students who excel in the... Read more
20
Feb

Improving Clinical Lab Sciences one piece of equipment at a time.

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The Clinical Lab Science Program at Eastern Michigan University, a NAACLS accredited MLS program, provides an excellent background for students considering a career as a medical laboratory scientist. The CLS Program also offers a path to further graduate medical studies or a cytogenetics degree. Graduates of the Medical Lab Science Concentration in particular have a... Read more
27
Jan

2016 Giving Recap And A Thank You To All Our Donors!

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2016 was an awesome year thanks to our alumni and friends. With almost $600,000 in total donations to the College of Health and Human Services, we’ve been able to fund research projects, scholarships and more for our students and faculty. Our supporters partner with the College of Health and Human Services to help fulfill our mission to improve the lives... Read more
19
Dec

CHHS Scholarships: Helping Our Students To Help Others In Return!

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Helping our students realize their academic potential is one of our biggest priorities at EMU. Without the support of our generous donors many students would struggle to achieve their dream of improving the lives of others. Their personal lives are often filled with the daily challenge of simply making ends meet. You can make a difference for those... Read more
22
Nov

From Feedback to Action: The CHHS Advising Center Helps Students Plan Their Future!

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The College of Health and Human Services at Eastern Michigan University is dedicated to the growth and success of our students. We pride ourselves on our ability to find new resources and methods that will help our students reach their potential and equip them to go on to transform the lives of others. A great example of this philosophy in action... Read more