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Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019

We are caring for 771 inpatients and have 4,253 outpatient visits today.

High: 86 Low: 69 Partly sunny

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News: In The Loop

Women in Medicine Month: Champion, advocate, life-changer

Lastascia Coleman, ARNP, CNM, gives the same advice to women hoping to pursue a career in medicine as she gives her 7- and- 13-year-old daughters: Be yourself, be kind, and be brave.

On your mark … get set … go!

A total of 230 UI Carver College of Medicine students are registered for the second annual Carver Black and Gold Mile Run, which will begin at 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at the university’s Francis X. Cretzmeyer Track. Scholarships will be given to any student who finishes the mile run in under 10 minutes.

UI Health Care conducting study to potentially treat certain brain disorders

Nicholas Trapp, MD, and other UI Health Care researchers want to know just how effective transcranial magnetic stimulation can be with various types of brain disorders such as autism, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia, KCRG reports.


  • The Joint Commission is on-site: Make sure your care plans and patient education are always current, comprehensive, and patient specific. We educate patients continuously. Make sure to document it! Remember, the plan of care is multidisciplinary and communication among care providers is essential. Find the Plan of Care Story on The Point.
  • HR policy reminder: In order to promote a fragrance-free environment, staff should not wear perfume or other scents. Fragrances may cause allergic or adverse reactions in others.

Research volunteers invited

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  • UI researchers are working on better understanding hazards of farm noise using a noise monitor, phone, and laptop. If you are a farmer and want more info visit this site.

Outside UI Health Care

UI Office of Disability pilots three new programs for note-taking accommodations

UI Office of Student Disability Services recently piloted three new note-taking applications, which are technological options offered to eligible students that require accommodations in the classroom, The Daily Iowan reports.

Rare harvest moon to appear this Friday the 13th

On Friday, Sept. 13, there will be a full moon in the sky throughout the United States, CBS2 reports.

Focus in Georgia shifts to salvaging huge capsized ship

Now that four crewmembers trapped inside a cargo ship capsized off Georgia’s coast have been pulled to safety, the U.S. Coast Guard says it’s focused on safely removing the massive vessel while protecting the environment, KWWL reports.

Apple to reveal streaming service prices while iPhones on ‘holding pattern’ until 5G

Apple Inc. is set to announce pricing for its forthcoming streaming TV service as well as updates to its iPhone lineup, Reuters reports.

Iowa women’s tennis poised to surprise this season

Last season was very memorable for Iowa women’s tennis, The Daily Iowan reports. However, building blocks like a solid home record set Iowa up for an exciting campaign.

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