Anniversary Celebration Concludes with Awards Dinner Tonight
Linda Lightfoot-Uguz, a senior majoring in exercise and health sciences, was just one of the many people who stopped by to check out the 20 television screens set up on the Campus Center Terrace on Thursday.
Each screen featured up to five e-posters created by students, faculty, and staff in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences for the college’s 28th annual Research and Scholarship Day and the college’s 35th anniversary celebration.
The posters ranged in topics from pain assessment in students with special needs to improving compliance of cervical cancer guidelines to identifying ways to reduce Emergency Department boarding, when patients remain in the Emergency Department after the decision is made to admit them to an inpatient unit.
The anniversary celebration, which also includes oral presentations and two keynote lectures, ends with an awards dinner tonight. Barbara Blakeney, innovations specialist at the Center for Innovation in Care Delivery at Mass General Hospital and the chair of the CNHS Advisory Board, is the featured speaker.
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