Nursing School Achieves 10-Year Accreditation

Friday, June 22, 2018
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has accredited the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing’s undergraduate nursing programs for a 10-year term. The CCNE is an autonomous accrediting agency, based in Washington, D.C., that sets educational standards for baccalaureate and higher-degree nursing programs nationwide.

Programmatic accreditation is a catalyst for TTUHSC El Paso’s nursing school

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PodMed TT –Addiction Treatment Following an Opioid Overdose

Friday, June 22, 2018
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When someone survives an opioid overdose with administration of naloxone, how often are they offered medicines to help them overcome addiction, and which work best? A critically important…

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TTUHSC El Paso Achieves Highest-Level Accreditation Designation

Monday, June 18, 2018
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Independent accreditation by SACSCOC is a milestone in TTUHSC El Paso’s five-year history as a standalone institution

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School of Medicine Welcomes Inaugural Class Back to El Paso

Friday, June 15, 2018
To commemorate their first five years as doctors, the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's inaugural class reunited in El Paso Friday, June 8. Initiated by Grace Ng, M.D., and Jillian Sanford, M.D., the alumni organized the reunion to thank the community that made their medical education possible.

Five short years ago, the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine graduated its 40-student inaugural class. While many of the graduates went on to other cities in the…

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PodMed TT – Cardiovascular Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet, Nuts and Olive Oil

Friday, June 15, 2018
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Kudos to the New England Journal of Medicine! On PodMed TT this week, Rick and I agree that congrats are in order for the republication of a study…

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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso – 06/04/18

Monday, June 4, 2018
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Tech Talk: HSC El Paso brings you up to speed on this week’s news and events. Check it out!

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TTUHSC El Paso Names Dean for School of Dental Medicine

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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Richard C. Black, D.D.S., M.S., was recently announced as Dean of the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine (WLHSDM) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El…

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TTUHSC El Paso EMR Classes Turn Local High Schoolers into Heroes

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
In May, nine Mountain View High School students graduated from the school's inaugural emergency medicine responder (EMR) course, earning them state and national first-responder certifications. The course is offered through an affiliation agreement between the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Department of Emergency Medicine’s Simulation Education Division, and the Clint Independent School District.

More than 150 hours of emergency responder training came down to a few crucial seconds for two Mountain View High School students this spring. Valeria Arellanes was at…

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PodMed TT – Early Colorectal Cancer Screening

Friday, June 8, 2018
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At what age should colorectal cancer screening begin? As Rick and I discuss on PodMed TT this week, new guidelines from the American Cancer Society have reduced the…

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