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World Health Organization.
The World Health Organization has just published a Compendium of Primary Care Case Studies (2009). The compendium highlights exemplars of primary care models that are "both interesting and illuminating."
We are proud to announce that 4 of the 38 case studies are UIC College of Nursing programs:
Change your life. Change Careers.
The only program of its kind in Illinois, the College of Nursing Graduate Entry
Program (“GEP”) enables a student with a baccalaureate degree in
another field to pursue nursing qualifications through to a master’s
degree in nursing. Full Story
The Science of Caring
The first of its kind in the country, UIC’s patient-centered, family
focused coursework in end-of-life care prepares health professionals to help
patients of all ages and their families to face the challenges that come with
an end-of-life transition. Full Story
"Think about all the different kinds of people you can take care of, and
different areas you can work in. Envision yourself doing something incredible." Fully
Closing the Divide
"As professional nurses and the largest group of health providers, we should
be unwilling to allow the U.S. to settle for less than the complete elimination
of health disparities." Full Story
"Once I was going in and treating kids for hypertension, diabetes and high
cholesterol, I thought, I can’t do treatment anymore – I need to
do prevention." Full Story