Tag Archives: Healthcare

Beyond the Classroom: Ethics in the Healthcare Industry

Students in the Applied Ethics class at Globe University-Minneapolis recently had the opportunity to examine ethical obligations and considerations in a healthcare setting. Jessica Adams, charge nurse in Regions Hospital’s Post Anesthesia Unit, spoke at length with the students on various ethical concerns often encountered in healthcare. “Jessica’s visit to the Applied Ethics class challenged
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Health Care Management: A Career with a Future

When one nears graduation, one becomes a bit more reflective. Health care management student Charlie Wirtz is no exception.  She is a “blended” student—taking some residential classes at Globe University-Wausau and some online, and the combination has worked for her. Although Charlie is a few quarters away from graduating, as the days go by she
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Storlie’s Story: Meet Our New Medical Assistant Instructor

Every quarter brings newness to it: new students, new courses and new faculty.  This quarter is no different. Globe University-Madison East has hired a new full-time medical assistant instructor, and it is my pleasure to introduce her. Meet Dawn Storlie. Dawn brings with her four years of experience working as a medical assistant. She graduated
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Obamacare is Popular!

A recent study found that most people, regardless of political allegiance, like the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).  In a Kaiser Health News Report, Shefali S. Kulkarni filed a report analyzing a nationwide survey by a Stanford University professor in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, GfK and the Associated Press. The survey, which was conducted
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The Importance of Medical Assistants: At the Heart of Healthcare

Medical Assistants are of vital importance to the medical field. Through their interaction with patients, medical assistants offer support and assistance with making patients feel at ease when it comes to visiting a healthcare provider. What makes Medical Assistants so special? There are so many ways in which medical assistants can be deemed irreplaceable in
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How Do We Show We Care…Teachers Can Identify 3 Areas in which Students Have Need.

How Do We Show that We Care: Part II Now that school has been in session in the La Crosse area for over a week, teachers are getting to know their new students fairly well. After five days of class, a teacher can determine how the rest of the year might turn out. A teacher
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Student of the Month: Barb Reilly

Student Ambassador. GU-MAC President. Student Tutor. MA Program Effectiveness Plan Team Member.  These are all words describing March’s student of the month – medical assistant student Barb Reilly! When the company Barb had been working for closed it’s doors, she knew she was ready for a change and she knew that change involved the health
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