News and events related to health professions education and workforce are regularly posted below. Excerpts below link directly to the source web site. To search a web page for specific words type "Ctrl" + "F" on your keyboard (Command + "F" on a Mac). Then, type the word you are searching for in the window.
ASUMH's Respiratory Care selected top program among three states
(November 14, 2011, Arkansas State University - Mountain Home)
Topics: Respiratory therapy; Associate in Applied Science (AAS); online learning; Mid-South Distance Learning's Outstanding Distance Education Program; program successes; "Going the Distance: The Power of Collaboration;" consortium; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) teaching hospital; Baxter Regional Medical Center (BRMC); rural North Central Arkansas; workforce; CoARC.
HCC nursing students score highest in state
(November 1, 2011, Hagerstown Community College)
Topics: Maryland; NCLEX-RN first-time candidate exam; 2010-2011; program successes; 97.92 percent pass rate.
STLCC, Missouri community colleges to pursue innovative workforce education offerings in health disciplines
(September 29, 2011, STLcc.edu Newsroom)
Topics: Health workforce; St. Louis Community College; health informatics; patient care technicians; certified nursing assistants; registered nurses; U.S. Department of Labor; Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant.
New environmental and health degree certificate programs
(September 1, 2011, PGCC.edu News and Events)
Topics: Prince George's Community College (Maryland); health care management; workforce.
(August 19, 2011, Community College Times)
Topics: ADN; Professional Nursing Pathways Program; UT Arlington; BSN; bachelor's; online RN-to-BSN; hospitals; partnership.
Senator Nelson praises nursing college
(August 19, 2011, The Norfolk Daily News)
Topics: U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson; J. Paul and Eleanor McIntosh College of Nursing, Northeast Community College; University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Nursing; partnership; nursing shortage; nurse faculty; nurse educators; clinical training.
MCCC partners with Mercer County Technical Schools to provide college classes for Health Science Academy
(June 16, 2011, mercerspace.com)
Topics: New Jersey; Mercer County Community College Assunpink Center; high school; diploma; college preparation; certification; emergency / clinical care; public policy; forensics; EMT; internships.
ENMU-Roswell dental hygiene program reports graduate success
(June 15, 2011, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell)
Topics: Program successes; ENMUR; dental hygiene; occupational training; dental assisting; allied health.
CCAC ranks first nationally for nursing graduates
(June 18, 2011, Plum-Oakmont Patch)
Topics: Program successes; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Community College of Allegheny County; registered nursing; nursing administration; nursing research; clinical nursing; local workforce.
Bill would allow community colleges to award bachelor's degrees
(June 17, 2011, The Holland Sentinel)
Topics: Michigan state House Education Committee; House Bill 4496; nursing; workforce and employer demand unmet by Michigan's four-year university system.
Where the jobs were: Students flock to health care programs despite downturn
(June 13, 2011, Community College Week)
Topics: Ten year period; nursing; allied health; workforce trends.