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Senior nursing student investigates how transport may affect patient health

Senior nursing student Katie Broderick studies what effect transports can have on patients' health.

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2015

Only a few students on campus spend 12 hours working in a surgical Intensive Care Unit (ICU), but that’s what senior nursing major Katie Broderick does at the Cleveland Clinic three times a week. From 7 a.m.-7 p.m. she monitors patients recovering immediately after surgery. “It’s an exciting...

CWRU faces gender discrimination lawsuit

Mike McKenna, Director of Print

February 27, 2015

Case Western Reserve University finds itself in the midst of legal trouble yet again, this time facing allegations of gender, age and disability discrimination. But this time, the requested damages are public. And the desired payment isn’t cheap: $1 million. Christopher Manacci, a 52-year-old ma...

CWRU sees increase in male nursing students

Garretson Oester, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2015

Jonah Pregulman, a third-year nursing student, can get some odd looks when he walks into class. “Often, I’m the only man in the room,” he said. However, that statistic is slowing changing at Case Western Reserve University and across the nation: Male nurses currently represent 9.8 percent...

Nursing school offers MOOC on improving healthcare quality

Gabrielle Buffington, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2014

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing is offering its first massive open online course (MOOC) this fall, urging health care professionals to “Take the Lead on Healthcare Quality Improvement,” as the course title states. It will be a five week course focusing on how frontline healthcare workers...

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