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NKU to add region’s first complete bachelor’s programs in radiologic science, respiratory therapy

The Northern Kentucky University College of Health Professions is set to add two new bachelor degree programs this year that will replace existing associate degrees. A new Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science is designed to educate and prepare students for work in diagnostic radiography, which is an imaging modality that employs radiation to produce

EMR education has come to northern Kentucky

Northern Kentucky University is introducing electronic medical record (EMRs) software into its health informatics and nursing curricula. NKU has successfully implemented ClinNext, a fully certified hospital information system and EMR through a joint educational partnership between Grupo Hima San Pablo, Southern Strategic Assets and Resources, ClinNext and NKU. The NKU colleges of informatics and health

Forum hosts dialogue on the ‘Age Wave’: is northern Kentucky ready?

Get ready. There’s an Age Wave about to hit, and our region needs to be prepared. “Planning for an Aging Population” is the topic of the Northern Kentucky Forum’s next public dialogue, to be held on Wednesday, July 18, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Edgewood Senior Center (550 Freedom Park Drive).

When one degree is no longer good enough

Local universities meet student demand for more dual degrees options. by Chelsea Nichols As the landscape of healthcare continues to change, it’s not enough to be skilled in one discipline. That’s where a dual degree comes in handy. The dual degree is an attractive option for students looking to differentiate themselves from the competition or

NKU program receives award for excellence in public health

In recognition of its efforts in helping northern Kentucky’s underserved population, the Northern Kentucky University Nurse Advocacy Center for the Underserved (NACU) has been awarded the 2012 Award of Excellence in Public Health by the Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department. NACU was nominated by the clinical services staff of the Northern Kentucky Independent District