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- JaySTART clinic for physical, occupational and speech therapy leaps to virtual rehabilitation
Aug 11, 2020 -- For students of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology, the once-weekly JaySTART Clinic offered a chance to practice what they’d learned in the classroom and help community members who might otherwise not receive therapy. But when the COVID-19 pandemic closed the face-to-face clinic, faculty within the University of Kansas School of Health Professions found a solution. They turned to telehealth to keep the therapy – and the learning opportunity – going.
- Nursing student shares her experiences caring for COVID-19 patients in a New York hotspot
Jun 25, 2020 -- Nayeli Bustillos, a registered nurse with 10 years of experience, spent four weeks in New Rochelle, New York, caring for patients diagnosed with COVID-19. This Kansas native plans to graduate from the KU School of Nursing RN-to-BSN program in December 2020.
- KU Medical Center helps expand use of telehealth during pandemic and beyond
Jun 24, 2020 -- KU Medical Center helps expand use of telehealth during pandemic and beyond
- Professor selected for national commission on pandemic-era nursing-home safety
Jun 19, 2020 -- Jessica Kalender-Rich, M.D., FACP, associate professor of Geriatric Medicine at KU Medical Center and practicing physician, has been named to the Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes. U.S. President Donald Trump called for the formation of the commission in an announcement April 30, 2020, and asked the commission to assess the immediate and future implications of the pandemic on nursing homes.
- Lab in KU Medical Center incubator switches to coronavirus test to meet community need
Jun 11, 2020 -- Sinochips Diagnostics, a private laboratory operating on the campus of the University of Kansas Medical Center, has tested more than 2,500 people for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. With clients that include the Wyandotte County Health Department, it’s performing a critical service as one of 27 laboratories in Kansas running diagnostic tests for the virus fueling the pandemic.
- How med students who graduated early helped Kansas hospitals cope with COVID-19
Jun 04, 2020 -- KU School of Medicinegraduates received their medical degrees early so they could provide care in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the weeks between early graduation and their residencies, some helped tired doctors and nurses in Liberal, Kansas, any way they could.
Last modified: Jul 26, 2018