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UAH nursing student helps hospital identify, fix problems

There are a lot of reasons why patients who are admitted to the hospital end up getting worse instead of better. Among them is sepsis, which occurs when the body's immune system response to an infection goes into overdrive, leading to widespread …


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"No deadline" for choosing vocation, says UAH nursing student

When Janet Phillips graduates from The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) this December, she'll do so with a brand-new job title: nurse. It won't be her first career. Or even her second. What it will be, the Huntsville native says, is …


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UAH's Louise O'Keefe receives Alabama State Award from national nurse practitioner's organization

Louise C. O'Keefe, assistant professor of nursing in The UAH College of Nursing was recently honored by the prestigious organization the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) with a 2014 State Award for …


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Merits of UAH phonathon more than just financial

Carly Hasting didn't have too many expectations when she signed up to work the bi-annual phonathon at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH). "I was thinking I'd call people and ask for money and that would be the end of it," she …


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UAH nursing conference to feature William Tarver, President of the Space Medicine Association

William J. Tarver will be the keynote speaker for UAH College of Nursing Space Life Sciences conference on Friday, Aug. 29. Dr. Tarver is president of the Space Medicine Association, and lead physician of the Astronaut Occupational Health Program …


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UAH's College of Nursing offers online options for career growth

The College of Nursing at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has recently earned recognition for two of its online programs. Its RN to BSN program was named by Super Scholar as one of the nation's best online undergraduate nursing …


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New UAH center consolidates use of simulators to train student nurses

The UAH College of Nursing has formed a new Learning and Technology Resource Center (LTRC) to consolidate its use of technology and lifelike patient simulators to train students and to further research in healthcare simulation …


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Vice president for $2.5 billion company returns to tour alma mater

A UAH graduate who is now a corporate vice president and chief scientific officer of a company with $2.5 billion in annual medical device sales came back to his alma mater Wednesday for a campus …


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Grant helps UAH’s College of Nursing address shortage of healthcare providers

The College of Nursing at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) was recently awarded a two-year Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, part of a larger U.S. Department of …


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Bryant Bank providing $3 million gift for UAH nursing scholarships

Bryant Bank of Huntsville announced today that it is making a $3 million commitment for nursing scholarships at …


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