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National Student Nurses Association

National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) Attended Leadership Conference in New York City

August 27, 2015

The Drexel chapter of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA) took to New York City to attend the organization’s Summer Leadership Conference on July 21. According to NSNA’s website, the Conference is held each year so that attendees can gain a better understanding of NSNA’s mission and programs; they can take back ideas to their organizations to create stronger school and state chapters; and to problem solve and share ideas.

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Dates and Deadlines

August 27, 2015

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Course spotlight: health and illness in film

August 27, 2015

This fall, David Flood, PhD, professor in the Health Administration Department, is teaching Health and Illness in Film. The course, which focuses on how health care is portrayed in films, gives students an opportunity to analyze the portrayal of a variety of health care topics that appear in them.

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Fostering Diversity Through Mentorship

August 27, 2015

The Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentorship Program has provided mentorship to a diverse group of nurses to successfully matriculate into 54 out of 114 nurse anesthesia programs, and students in Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions are benefitting from her guidance. With Gould’s encouragement students explore and better understand topics about workforce diversity, cultural competence and reduction of health disparities.

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Best of Philly 2015

Philadelphia Magazine's Best of Philly 2015 - Best Place to Fix Your Running Form

August 27, 2015

The Running Performance & Research Center at Drexel Parkway Health & Wellness was named Philadelphia Magazine’s Best of Philly®2015 - Best Place to Fix Your Running Form.

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The "CSI" Effect: The Impact of "Television-Educated" Jurors

August 27, 2015

The CSI Effect has been defined as any of several ways in which the exaggerated portrayal of forensic science on crime television shows such as “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” has influenced the public perception of the legal process. The term most often refers to the phenomenon where jurors may come to demand more forensic evidence in criminal trials, thereby effectively raising the burden of proof for prosecutors.

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