Friday, September 2, 2016

Four Kansas community colleges join University of Kansas in innovative nursing education program that will allow students to stay in communities

Nursing students across Kansas will now be able to complete a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) without leaving their home communities.

4th Annual Midwest Conference on Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine

Dr. Buddhadeb Dawn, M.D., director of Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center would like to extend an invitation to join him at the 4th Annual Midwest Conference on Cell therapy and Regenerative Medicine on September 16th and 17th, 2016, at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel.

A Fourth-Year Medical Student Details her Clinical Rotation in Rural Kansas

Stefani Fontana, a fourth-year medical student in the University of Kansas School of Medicine, shared her experiences of working with patients in rural Kansas during clinical rotation.

Recruiting for Retention Academy

Are you a Kansas health care organization recruiting providers to a rural or underserved area? If so, this Recruiting for Retention Academy is for you!

Back to School with Telemedicine

Along with new classes and friends, many Kansas students return to school with new telehealth options. KU Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth (KUCTT) welcomes new and returning families and schools across our rural and urban partners!

Balancing Work and Cancer

Midwest Cancer Alliance member, Via Christi Health in Wichita, is hosting a free Triage Cancer workshop at 6 p.m. on September 15 for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers and health professionals on the challenges of balancing work and cancer.

KU Medical Center students volunteer their time and energy on community service days

Legions of students armed with paint brushes, shovels, rakes, gloves and reading glasses painted houses, toiled in gardens, cleaned buildings and read to children during a pair of community service days at the University of Kansas Medical Center and the KU School of Medicine's campuses in Salina and Wichita.

Handling Cancer-Related Fatigue

Midwest Cancer Alliance will host a cancer-related fatigue event on Wednesday, September 21 at 3 p.m. in Goodland, Pittsburg, Salina and Oberlin, Kansas.

Chronic Pain Management with ECHO

Are you and your practice interested in updates on the latest evidence based treatment advances for patients experiencing chronic pain?  KU Center for Telemedicine & Telehealth encourages primary care practices to consider the research opportunity to participate in the state’s first Pain Management ECHO. The program will focus on medical, pharmacological, and psychological considerations to enhance patient functioning and quality of life.

Wheat State Summit Geared Toward Education for Advanced Practice Nurses

The KU Area Health Education Center will hosting the 2016 Wheat State Summit which was created to serve the continuing education needs of advanced practice nurses across Kansas. The summit is held as two separate events: The Western Kansas Advanced Nursing Practice Symposium on October 21-22, 2016, at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays, Kansas; and the Eastern Kansas Advanced Nursing Practice Symposium on December 9-10, 2016, on the campus of Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas.