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School of Nursing focuses on collaborative healthcare

While much of the nation argues about healthcare, the UTC School of Nursing (UTC SON) is making positive efforts to improve it with a collaborative, interprofessional environment, particularly in the delivery of care to older patients.

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BlueCross establishes Vicky B. Gregg Chair at UTC

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announces the establishment of the Vicky B. Gregg Chair of Gerontology in its School of Nursing. The Chair is funded by a $1.5 million gift from the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation and honors the distinguished career of the organization’s retired chief executive officer.

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Nursing Students take part in health fair for the homeless

In coordination with the Chattanooga Community Kitchen (CCK) and with the support of the “Get Healthy Project” grant from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), more than 80 UTC nursing students and faculty members recently provided a health fair for the city’s homeless community.

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Nursing educator shares expertise in China

A new East-West relationship aims to improve nursing student outcomes in China.   Specifically, educators there are interested in simulation learning techniques used by UTC professors.

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Integrated Healthcare Conference set for April 6

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Get Healthy Project grant is hosting its first annual conference entitled “Exploring the Mental and Physical Health Needs of the Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) Population in an Integrated Care Setting” on Saturday, April 6, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The conference will be held at the UTC University Center and will feature speakers from the Yale School of Medicine, Hogg Foundation for Mental

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