Carilion Clinic Blogs

Jefferson College of Health Sciences Adds New Degree Programs

Jefferson College of Health Sciences is adding two new graduate degree programs. The Master of Healthcare Administration is an online program that begins in the Fall of this year.  The Master of Science in Nursing will be offered online in 2014.  In addition, JCHS is expanding available seats in its Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing course. Thanks to Jenna Zibton with WSLS for helping get the word out! 

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New Life-Guard 10 Hangar

Carilion Clinic CEO Nancy Agee joined officials from Franklin County, Westlake and Carilion Clinic Patient Transportation to cut the ribbon on Life-Guard 10's new hangar and crew quarters. Life-Guard's new home in the Westlake development means life-saving trauma care is just minutes away by air.  A big "thanks" to all the local reporters who came out for the event. You can watch the television coverage below. 


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is experience really such a great teacher?

We have all heard the expression about how great a "teacher" experience is.

Yet in medicine we also are constantly encouraged to practice "evidence-based medicine" and not rely on experience in medical decision making.

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Carilion's Camp Too Sweet - Kids Having Fun and Learning to Manage Diabetes

Having diabetes can be tough when you're a kid. You have to eat differently, take medication or shots, or even wear a mechanical pump. Carilion Clinic's Camp Too Sweet gives kids a chance to enjoy being with their peers without feeling different, and teaches diabetic self-management skills that can prevent serious complications later in life. Thanks to WDBJ for featuring Camp Too Sweet and Carilion Pediatric Endocrinologist Dr. Erica Reynolds

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VTC and JCHS Win Bid to Host International Conference in Roanoke

In a highly competitive site-selection process, the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, in collaboration with Jefferson College of Health Sciences, has won a bid to host the fifth Collaborating Across Borders (CAB V) conference in Roanoke in September 2015. The event, sponsored every two years by the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative, is the premier North American conference on educating and implementing effective health care teams.

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