Around Campus - Nursing Students Practice

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 20, 2022 at 8:28 AM

A group of students in our Nursing Program were in Thompson hall working on their practicals including taking vital signs and recording them in patient charts, gloving, and catheterization.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Programs and Majors, Healthcare

MassBioEd on Campus for H.S. Teacher Program

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 2, 2022 at 3:45 PM

MassBioEd was on Campus today for a High School Teacher Basic Biotechnology Skills & Equipment in Your Classroom program. Professors Ronald Krieser and Eric Williams assisted with the training.

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Topics: Our Faculty, occupational education, Programs and Majors, Community, Healthcare

Around Campus - General Chemistry Lab

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 28, 2022 at 3:02 PM

Students in Professor Billy Samulak's General Chemistry Lab conducted an Absorbance Spectroscopy and Sports Drinks experiment. Students used visible spectroscopy to determine the concentration of a food dye different flavors/colors of sports drinks. Learn more about our School of Health and Natural Sciences here

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Programs and Majors, Healthcare

Around Campus - Genetics Lab

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 26, 2022 at 2:00 PM

Students in Professor Ronald Krieser Genetics Lab conducting RNA interference to inhibit the expression of their target genes. Learn about our School of Health and Natural Sciences here.

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Topics: Faculty, Our Students, research, Healthcare

Around Campus - Catheter Lab

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 14, 2022 at 8:12 AM

Students in our Nursing Program taking part in their urinary catheterization lab. This procedure is performed in order to drain the bladder and collect urine, through a flexible tube.

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Topics: Our Students, Programs and Majors, Healthcare

Around Campus - Nursing Simulation Laboratory

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 8, 2022 at 9:13 AM

Our Nursing Simulation Laboratory assists nursing students in learning critical thinking and clinical judgment skills in preparation for their healthcare careers. The “manikins” act as lifelike patient simulators, wherein instructors provide real-time feedback via a control center, giving students as close to a hospital scenario as possible.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Programs and Majors, Healthcare

Around Campus - Microplastic Research Project

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 7, 2022 at 12:33 PM

Seniors Kaitlyn Prentiss and Paulina Torres work with Dr. Daniel Welsh (Biology & Chemistry Department), and Dr. Elizabeth Gordon (Earth & Geographic Sciences Department) on a research project tracking the amounts of microplastics in the stomachs and intestinal tracts of fish from the Nashua River.

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Topics: Our Students, Programs and Majors, Healthcare

Around Campus - Biological Techniques Lab

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 11, 2022 at 11:15 AM

Students prepare agar as part of agar plate preparation for a bacterial growth experiment.

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Topics: Our Students, Programs and Majors, Healthcare