If your entering a
science career today, you'll need to be versatile in today's
technologies. Medical fields are switching to electronic
records for patient files, lab tests, diagnostic imaging files and
That's why National University of Health Sciences has
incorporated new technology in the classroom, in the curriculum and
in its resource library, the Learning
The National Network of Libraries of
Medicine (NNLM) recently awarded National University's Learning
Resource Center (LRC) a technology grant worth $4300. The grant
funded a new Technology Bar and iPad Station, expanding digital
reference and educational materials available to students at the
LRC. A technology bar is where you can try out new technology and
science apps in a relaxed environment with no pressure, at a pace
that is comfortable to you.
The LRC now has four
iPads at its new technology bar and one at the circulation desk.
The iPad Air 2s offer apps suggested by National University
students, such as:
"Since the use of iPads in hospitals and clinical settings is
growing," says Pat Genardo. "We selected tablets and apps based
upon student input. We will continue to gather research on useful
apps, and ask students for recommendations on future app
Upgrading digital resources in the LRC is just one of the many
ways National University is preparing students to succeed in
today's technology-driven biomedical science environment
Need to finish your bachelor's degree? Then consider spending
the day with us!
Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 3-7pm is our
For a Day event at National University of Health Sciences.
You'll participate in a real class, have an interactive learning
experience with a cadaver in our anatomy lab, and spend time eating
with and getting to know current students and faculty.
Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 9am-2pm is Campus
Visit Day a campus-wide event which allows you to experience
NUHS with your family and friends.
You'll learn about more than just the BS program, as you spend
time with student club leaders, housing coordinators, graduate
program representatives, etc. You'll enjoy complimentary breakfast
and lunch for this extensive program.
For attending either event, you will receive a special $250
tuition credit which can be put towards your first trimester in the
BS program. All attendees will also receive an application fee
waiver if they apply during either event.
How to Register
You may register for either event on line or contact the Office
of Admissions at
1-800-826-6285 or firstname.lastname@example.org with
For those of you who celebrate Christmas, here are some
biomedical scientists from an Australian University who are working
hard to explain how Santa can travel so fast, fit down chimneys,
and why Rudolph's nose glows!
Do you need just one or two science courses?
Perhaps you already have a bachelor's degree but need an anatomy
course to get into medical school. Or maybe your boss at the
hospital wants you to take a brush-up course in medical terminology
for that promotion.
The great thing about National University of Health Sciences is
that you don't have to enroll in its B.S. degree program if you
only need one or two undergraduate courses. NUHS offers both a
"student at large" and prerequisite program that allow you to earn
just the credits you need. - even if it's just one course.
Choosing a National University science course is often a better
alternative to a community college or online program.
The courses are often priced the same, but the campus and
parking are more convenient and classes start three times per year
with plenty of openings. You'll learn in actual medical
school facilities, often from professionals in the field: This
gives you an edge when taking what you learn to graduate school or
the workplace. National University's student body is also a very
high caliber since the majority of those enrolled are preparing for
"One advantage to applying for our prerequisite program
versus our student at large program," says Deb Cascio, NUHS
undergraduate coordinator, "is that you can then qualify for
discounted tuition if you also apply to one of our first
professional degree programs."
If you need just one or two college level science courses, of if
you are an employer in a science or health industry and are looking
for an excellent resource for employee education, call Deb Cascio
at 630-889-6577 or email email@example.com for more
information on which enrollment track is right for you.
This Friday night is our Halloween Party at National University.
It's one of the many campus events where our bachelor of
biomedical science students can meet and mingle with students
in our graduate health professional degree programs.
If you can't make the party, here's a little taste of holiday
fun: See if you can pass our Halloween biomedical science quiz!
1.) A spider's web is made
of what chemical substance?
d. lipid or fat
2.) Vampire bats
3.)The average lifespan of
the common little brown bat is:
a. 4 years
b. 10 years
c. 32 years
4.) Bats navigate and move
through the night using:
d. night vision
5.) A pumpkin's
orange pigment is what chemical compound or
6.) A toadstool is a type
7.) A human skeleton is what
kind of skeleton?
8.) Another name for the
skull of a skeleton is:
9.) The skeleton of humans
is made of what chemical compound?
a. sodium and
b. calcium carbonate
c. calcium chloride
d. calcium phosphate
special chemical is needed for
"bioluminescence" and permits the fireflies to light
a. ATP plus luciferan
Answers: 1. Protein, 2. Real, 3. 32 years, 4. Sonar,
5. Carotene, 6. Mushroom, 7. Endoskeleton, 8 Cranium, 9. Calcium
Phosphate, 10. ATP plus luciferan
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