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Dominican Republic-Barrio Quisquella 01/10/2017

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Bateye Quisquella By Muni Adebimpe It’s day two! Our amazing group rode all the way to Bayete Quisquella where we were able to service about 85 individuals. Highlights from the day included a man with a more »

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Dominican Republic-Trip to Batey Brador 1/8/2017

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Sunday 1/8/17: Nadia Carter The Dominican Republic is a mostly Christian country. Driving through the cities, there are several churches within blocks of each other, with services in Spanish as well as Haitian creole. Additionally, many walls were decorated with more »

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Liven up the last weeks of summer with activities around Boston

Music. Movies. Food. And of course, the IHP campus! Charlestown Navy Yard Concerts Summer in the City concerts will serenade the Charlestown Navy Yard with talented Berklee College artists. If you like funk, folk, Latin, and more genres of music, more »

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5 Questions (and Answers!) About Online Labs

Dr. Lynn Foord, PhD, MEd, PT Director of the Prerequisites for Health Professions Program MGH Institute of Health Professions. One of the most common questions I get from students researching prerequisite courses to prepare for graduate school in Nursing, Occupational Therapy, more »

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Creating a Continuously Learning Health System Through Technology: A Call to Action

MGH Institute President Janis P. Bellack, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF and MGH Institute Board Chair George E. Thibault, MD The following is an excerpt from an op-ed published in the January 2016 issue of the Journal of Nursing Education. In more »

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The Sparkling Path to Communication

Just before I started at the MGH Institute, I visited a bioluminescent bay at night. The bay was filled with tiny phosphorescent organisms that light up when you disturb them. I pushed my arm through the water, and the water more »

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A Real “View” of Nurses and Stethoscopes

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Joy Behar of the TV show The View recently generated controversy when she mocked Kelly Johnson, a nurse who was Colorado’s entrant in the 2015 Miss America pageant, for giving a monologue about working with an Alzheimer’s patient. Suellen Breakey, more »

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Looking Forward to the New Academic Year

Once again, summer is drawing to a close as we prepare for the 2015–2016 academic year and the first day of classes on September 14. More than 200 new students will arrive next week for orientation as they begin their more »

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What is the International Innovations Project, you ask?

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International Innovation Project (IIP) is an international, multidisciplinary, intensive course. The program was initiated by Metropolitan University College (Denmark), and has been offered from 2011 in collaboration with Seton Hall University (USA), MGH Institute of Health Professions (USA), Metropolia University more »

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“Top Ten” things we’ll miss when we leave Lesotho

Ok, maybe it’s a few more… 1. The cordiality of our hosts at Maluti Adventist College. 2. Being asked whether we slept well. 3. Being asked whether we’re warm and having our hosts find additional heaters for us. 4. The more »

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