Monday, March 23, 2009

Epidemiology ~ Just for Fun!

MedMyst: Medical Mysteries on the Web
is a problem-based adventure in which you are on a mission to discover the causes of diseases.
As you follow clues to solve the mystery, you also are given the opportunity to explore ~ chemistry, pharmacology, neuroscience, medicine, public policy, history, and more.
Developed by the Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning at Rice University for "students of all ages".

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Friday, March 20, 2009

Fun Medical Words Tutorial

Understanding Medical Words:
A Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine

"This tutorial teaches you about medical words. You'll learn about how to put together parts of medical words. You'll also find quizzes to see what you've learned." You will need Flash Player to view the programs.
But for those interested in a more serious online tutorial for learning medical terminology check out this excelence offering from Des Moines University.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

OR-Live: Watch Knee Replacement Procedure

View live webcast from the OR at Mercy Hospital, Miami Florida

March 17, 2009
at 5:00pm

Broadcast entitled Knee Pain and the Weekend Warriors and will show a 'Small Incision Total Knee Replacement and Knee Arthroscopy'.

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Tuesday, March 03, 2009

The Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program [NELRP]

Application Deadline Extended to March 16!
"On February 17, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (“Recovery Act”) of 2009. The Recovery Act provides substantial additional funding for the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP)."

Therefore the deadline for submission of this years applications has been extended to 5:00 pm ET March 16, 2009. Supplemental forms and documentation must be received or postmarked by March 16, 2009.
Click on the title for more information and how to apply!
Read the Applicant Information Bulletin.

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