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Broadcasts: Need to know
Register now for the Lean Improvement Model for Health Care training, with two-day sessions to choose from in May, June, October, and November. This highly interactive course teaches and simulates Lean concepts for problem-solving, as well as identifying and initiating improvements.
With the new Epic, reconcile orders for discharge faster and more easily with home medications and inpatient medications side-by-side on a single screen. Learn more on the Epic upgrade site.
News: In The Loop
Rob Humble, M4, knew becoming a physician would allow him to make a meaningful impact on the lives of others, and a career in pathology was the perfect fit. Good luck, Rob. we can’t wait to see where you get matched! Match Day is tomorrow at 11 a.m. in MERF or watch live on Facebook.
New research findings suggest a small drug molecule that’s already approved to treat fungal diseases can correct lung and airway problems caused by cystic fibrosis (CF) by restoring key defense mechanisms against infections that are disrupted by CF.
Happy National Patient Safety Awareness Week
Health Care systems across the nation are celebrating Patient Safety Awareness Week. It encourages everyone, from clinicians to patients, to learn more about health care safety. UI Hospitals & Clinics will observe Patient Safety Awareness Week from April 29 to May 3. Stay tuned during that time to learn more and to celebrate the patient safety work already being done!
Job seekers interested in medical assistant (MA) positions are invited to attend the Partners in Care Job Fair from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 13, on the top floor of UI Health Care–Iowa River Landing, 105 East 9th Street, in Coralville.
Events: Join us
- Spiritual Services Christian Centering Prayer: 12:30 to 1 p.m. most Fridays, Meditation Room (Elevator B, Level 1)
- Team-based Simulation Design and Debriefing: three-day immersive program, Monday, April 8, to Wednesday, April 10; register by Wednesday, March 27
- The Carver College of Medicine is pleased to announce the call for presentations for its 13th annual conference, The Examined Life: Writing, Humanities, and the Art of Medicine. This three-day conference on Oct. 24 to 26, 2019, focuses on the links between the science of medicine and the creative arts.
- As of Feb. 1, any non–UI College of Nursing ARNP students seeking placement for clinical hours at UI Hospitals & Clinics must submit a request to the UI Health Care APP Office found at uihc.org/arnp-students. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research volunteers invited
Find more research studies at uihc.org/studies.
- Individuals 18 years and older who are fluent in English are invited to participate in an online survey study regarding sensitivity to normal daily sensations and painful stimuli. Participate in a survey for a chance to win a gift card. Email NMBL@uiowa.edu or call 319-353-5342 for details.
Outside UI Health Care
UI PhD candidate Anna Williams created her dissertation in a podcast format, which she will defend in May, The Daily Iowan reports.
The UI Department of Physics and Astronomy will host a public talk titled “Nature’s Rhythms,” Little Village Magazine reports.
The Iowa City Downtown District established the position in 2017 to provide advocacy and support for the city’s downtown nightlife, offerings, and the businesses that support them, KCRG reports.
A satellite image shows a powerful storm system heading east across the U.S. expected to bring high winds, snow, and rain in the coming days, NPR reports.
The 252-foot-long Boing 777X is designed to seat up to 425 passengers in two classes and fly routes of 7,600 nautical miles, CNN reports.
Joe Wieskamp will prepare to play Illinois in his first Big Ten tournament as the Hawkeyes look to get back on track, The Daily Iowan reports.
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