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Newly accredited IUPUC simulation lab prepares nursing students for high-risk situations

BY MARAH HARBISON Dec. 8, 2017 Managing high-risk situations as a new nurse can be stressful. Imagine the pressure of performing advanced cardiac life support on a patient for the first time or the intensity of caring for a baby born addicted to opioids who is experiencing withdrawal. These situations leave little room for nurses to make mistakes, but a newly accredited simulation lab at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus is allowing students to practice skills in a controlled environment and decrease future mistakes [...]

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New program teaches welding to women in southern Indiana prison

Posted: Jan 14, 2018 10:06 AM ESTUpdated: Jan 14, 2018 10:45 AM EST By Kate Springer CONNECT MADISON, In. (WDRB) -- It's winter break at the Ivy Tech campus in Madison, Indiana, but a group of women are crowded into a classroom learning the basics of welding, an in-demand trade that could mean a high-paying job. "We're in dire need of it. You look at all of our bridges, that type of stuff. Most of them are deficient, which means they need repairs," [...]

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DUKE ENERGY FOUNDATION GRANT AWARDED TO THE CEC/ECO NETWORK

The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded the Community Education Coalition (CEC) of Columbus, Indiana and its largest regional initiative, the EcO Network of Southeast Indiana (Economic Opportunities through Education), a grant of $9,750. The Duke energy funds will support the regional EcO Champion Network and the EcO Attainment Network to focus on initiatives that will increase awareness of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers in manufacturing, healthcare and IT, as well as increase the pipeline of students enrolling and [...]

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