Archive for the ‘Medicine & Health Care’ Category

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NASA Weekend

June 18, 2018 | 12:00 am

Over the weekend, students in both the Medicine & Health Care and Engineering programs were able to see many of the ins and outs of space exploration. On Saturday, Dr. William J. Tarver, a NASA flight surgeon spoke to HEAL students about his experiences keeping astronauts happy and healthy while on space missions. Throughout Saturday and Sunday, students took turns visiting Space Center Houston, exploring historic sites like the Apollo era Mission Control Center, Rocket Park, and the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility, where astronauts still train today.

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EMT Training

June 16, 2018 | 10:04 pm

As part of their extensive series of medical rotations, Medicine & Health Care students met with EMTs on staff and heard about their experiences in emergency medicine, along with the opportunity to participate in simulated emergencies.

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HEAL Simulation Lab

June 15, 2018 | 12:06 am

Today, Medicine & Health Care students visited the University of Texas’ McGovern Medical School. They were provided with demonstrations and hands-on advice about intubation, lumbar punctures, ultrasounds, and IVs.

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Challenge Course

June 13, 2018 | 1:57 pm

Throughout their first two full days on campus, students in both the Engineering and Medicine & Health Care programs took turns visiting the inSPIRE Rock Indoor Climbing & Team Building Center. They spent time working through various challenge courses and learning communication, cooperation, and perseverance.

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Daily Program Update: HEAL Students Learn Surgical Techniques, ENGN Visits Natural Science Museum

June 13, 2018 | 12:08 am

With the help of Dr. Richard Marfuggi and the NSLC teaching assistants, students in the Medicine & Health Care program spent their evening in labs learning how to suture cuts on pigskin as well as work on lab dissections of sheep hearts and cow eyes.

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Engineering students spent their afternoon exploring the Houston Museum of Natural Science’s variety of STEM-oriented exhibits, including an impressive paleontology area and the Wiess Energy Hall.

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Daily Program Update: Session 1 Begins at Rice University

June 12, 2018 | 12:02 am

Today, the NSLC at Rice University welcomed more than 140 students to Rice University to begin the first session of the summer. Students in the Engineering and the Medicine & Health Care programs got checked and settled in and got to meet their teaching assistants, peer groups, conference staff, and workshop facilitators.

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Medicine & Health Care Students Visit Medical Simulation Lab

July 13, 2017 | 12:22 am

#NSLCHEAL students visited the University of Texas McGovern Medical School’s simulation lab today to learn how to insert IVs, how to intubate a person, conduct ultrasounds and lumbar punctures.

HEAL Students Visit Skills Lab

HEAL Students Visit Skills Lab

HEAL Students Visit Skills Lab

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Medicine & Health Care Students Visit Baylor College of Medicine

July 12, 2017 | 2:04 am

#NSLCHEAL students visited the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston today, where they had the chance to tour the facility, meet with current medical students, and hear from distinguished professionals including Dr. David C. Hilmers and Dr. Steven Curley.

HEAL Students Visit Baylor College of Medicine

HEAL Students Visit Baylor College of Medicine

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Medicine & Health Care Students Visit Houston Health Museum

July 10, 2017 | 8:10 pm

#NSLCHEAL students visited the cell lab at the Houston Health Museum, where they conducted experiments related to DNA, blood type, and cheek cells.

HEAL Students Visit Health Museum

HEAL Students Visit Health Museum

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Medicine & Health Care Students Participate in Conflict Resolution Exercise

July 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm

This afternoon, #NSLCHEAL students participated in a series of conflict resolution exercises with Mr. A’ric Jackson. The first exercise was designed to exemplify how people listen and to show students how they can be better listeners in every day life. The second exercise involved students breaking into groups and participating in a role play to determine which characters would be prioritized in an apocalyptic situation, and which could be sacrificed.

HEAL Students Participate in Conflict Resolution Exercise

HEAL Students Participate in Conflict Resolution Exercise

HEAL Students Participate in Conflict Resolution Exercise

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