July 2021 Archive
The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine Class of 2025 pledged their commitment to the profession as they received their white coats at the White Coat Ceremony Sunday (Aug. 1).
The InfantRisk Center (IRC) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is offering free, six-month subscriptions to its InfantRisk HCP App Aug. 1-7 for World Breastfeeding Week.
Team members across Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center were recently recognized for exceptional work and years of service at each campus community.
TTUHSC is working to increase the database of mobile numbers, hoping to reach a maximum number of people through text message.
New Rural Student Health Sciences Mentorship Program Provides Guidance, Advice to Rural High School Students Seeking Health Care Careers
West Texas AHEC is a component of TTUHSC’s F. Marie Hall Institute for Rural and Community Health whose activities include coordinating pipeline activities to recruit and engage students to enter the health care workforce.
The Texas Tech Mental Health Initiative (TTMHI) has been working to build capacity to address mental health issues. TTUHSC hosted the virtual West Texas Regional Mental Health Conference on July 16 using the TTUHSC Zoom platform.
School-based occupational therapists help children fulfill their role as students, preparing them for college and careers, as well as community involvement.
As seasonal temperatures rise, people are making plans for getting outside and enjoying warm weather activities like swimming, hiking, golf and camping at the lake. That may be especially true this year as the country seeks a summer of normalcy following 18 months of pandemic restrictions.
The trauma team’s job, on what is often the worst day of your life, is to take every action to keep you or your loved ones alive. While some injury patterns may be specific to a certain geographic region, others are well-established national causes of trauma such as car accidents, gun violence, falls and assault. Part of a trauma surgeon’s job is injury prevention — and ultimately, avoiding a visit to the emergency room.
COVID-19 brought its fair share of challenges to TTUHSC by making clinical hours and in-person lectures unavailable for students. However, it also has given TTUHSC a chance to explore the strengths and weaknesses of fully incorporating simulation into virtual learning.
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