Nursing/Health Sciences

TCU continues to closely monitor information on Ebola virus

Updated Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, 4:24 p.m. Dr. Mark Kline, physician-in-chief at Texas Children’s Hospital, will be on campus Oct. 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Brown-Lupton University Union Auditorium to help educate the TCU community about Ebola. The free event is open only to TCU students, faculty and staff. Dr. Kline will discuss topics… Read more »

Prayer vigil held for Nina Pham ’10

  Thoughts and prayers across campus go out to Nina Pham, Horned Frog alumna from the Class of 2010, and to all those throughout the world who have been affected by the Ebola virus or other illnesses. We lift up all those who have lost loved ones and who struggle with illness, as well as health… Read more »

Harris College hosts homecoming event for nursing alumni on Oct. 17

The Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences in holding a special homecoming happy hour for nursing alumni on Friday, Oct. 17 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the new Annie Richardson Bass Building atrium. For a $10 entry fee, guests can enjoy hors d’ouevres and purple margaritas. Significant others and family members are also invited to… Read more »

Updated classrooms introduced in Bass Building

Via TCU360 By Lena Blietz The new addition to the Annie Richardson Bass Building brings new elements of creative learning to students in the Harris College of Nursing and Health Services. “We wanted to facilitate teaching strategies of the future,” Jimmie Borum, assistant professor of professional practice, said. The building opened this fall and features… Read more »

New technology makes simulation look like reality

Via TCU360 By Israel Cano The final phase of the Annie Richardson Bass Building will have new high-tech simulations to give nursing students the feeling they are working in the emergency room. “We have a birthing mannequin that actually delivers a baby and you can make it deliver the baby in different positions,” said Dr…. Read more »

TCU debuts new national advertising campaign

The TCU Marketing & Communication division has unveiled a new multi-channel advertising campaign that celebrates the university’s doers, dreamers and trailblazers. Coinciding with the beginning of the 2014/15 academic year, the campaign integrates TCU’s brand into a focused message that highlights TCU’s difference and competitive advantages. “At TCU, our mission is to educate individuals to… Read more »

Solving global health problems

Delicious chocolate. Wartime neutrality. Skiing down the scenic Alps. That’s what most people think of when they imagine Switzerland. But Lindsey Patton, a TCU graduate nursing students Sharon Gunn, a recent Doctor of Nursing Practice graduate, see Switzerland as the place where they experienced once-in-a-lifetime internships at two of world’s most prestigious health research organizations…. Read more »