September 2008, Volume 9, Number 9
Focus on Rural Health Care
This month, iStream focuses on Rural Health Care. For information about how your college can access the wealth of resources in iStream, visit www.league.org/istream or contact Wendy Neil (email@example.com or 480-705-8200, ext 234).
Partner Spotlight. This excerpt from an Educational Pathways article provides an in-depth report on nursing programs that are being developed at Excelsior College, the University of Phoenix, and Walden University in an effort to address the increased need for health care employees and educators.
TLT Webinars, Dangerous Discussions, and Flashlight. This month, the League presents three free archives for iStream subscribing institutions, including, “Faculty Development: What Works Now and What’s Next (What’s Still Missing)?” The TLT Group makes a limited number of free online seats available to iStream members, so sign up now!
Project Highlights. Thanks to a generous grant from the U.S. Department of Labor and much cooperation from college faculty, staff, and health care providers and educators, Santa Fe College was able to make numerous improvements to curriculum and enrollment in health sciences while filling industry shortages. Learn about the college’s “Health Care Alliance,” new and improved technology, and upcoming events, all aimed at creating career pathways for health care students, workers, and educators alike.
Ten Questions. The President of the National Rural Health Association shares the 30-year history of the NRHA and reveals the most salient rural health care issues today. Find out how community colleges can help improve the availability and quality of the care and services people deserve, regardless of location or socioeconomic status, when Paul Moore answers Ten Questions.
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