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Diseases of Despair claim more than 1.9 million years of Ohioans' lives over 10-year period

October 14, 2020

Diseases of despair (substance overdose, suicide and alcohol-related cirrhosis) accounted for the sixth-most deaths and resulted in the fourth-most years of life lost in Ohio over a 10-year period, a new study by the Ohio Alliance for Innovation in Population Health showed.

OHIO's first-annual virtual Healthcare Career Fair is Oct. 14

October 9, 2020

OHIO's first-ever virtual Healthcare Career Fair is designed for students seeking opportunities in the healthcare field.

Students from all majors are welcome to attend and connect with healthcare employers looking to hire for a wide variety of positions, including: patient-facing care, administration, communications, operations and more. 

Dean Leite provides fall semester Phase 2 update for CHSP

September 8, 2020

CHSP Dean Randy Leite provides insight into what OHIO's Phase 2 announcement means for students within the College of Health Sciences and Professions.

Special online celebration held for OHIO's BSN nursing class of 2020

April 23, 2020

The event was remote but close to the hearts of graduating students. Its attendees were separate, yet together – It was the perfect observance in the midst of an imperfect situation.

Amid a global pandemic that has upended higher education courses and graduation plans across the country, a unique online celebration was held for nursing seniors graduating early from Ohio University’s School of Nursing.

OHIO's School of Nursing to allow seniors to graduate early, join workforce in fight against COVID-19

April 9, 2020

153 School of Nursing students within CHSP will join the professional ranks across Ohio and beyond later this month. The State of Ohio recently updated regulations, allowing nursing students nearing graduation to earn a temporary license and begin serving in a professional capacity more quickly.

Becoming a nurse practitioner — What you need to know

March 24, 2020

Nurse practitioners (NP) are advanced practice registered nurses who are licensed clinicians who serve as both primary and specialty care providers. With their ability to manage care of patients across a variety of lifespans, NPs assess patients, determine treatments, and use advanced assessment to develop treatment plans.

CHSP's 'Experiencing Health Professions' event demonstrates lasting impact of faculty research, teaching at OHIO

March 4, 2020

The Gait Lab, Healthy Village and interdisciplinary virtual reality experiences were just a few of the highlights of Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions’ (CHSP) first-ever “Experiencing Health Professions: From Science to Practice” event on Thursday, Feb. 27.

The free event welcomed participants to Grover Center to view research presentations, engage in interactive demonstrations, guided and unguided tours and more.

White House Senior Adviser for Rural Affairs takes part in School of Nursing's narcan simulation

January 31, 2020

Anne Hazlett, Senior Advisor for Rural Affairs at the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, visited Ohio University to learn about its efforts to combat substance misuse.

Hazlett's first stop was OHIO's Game Research and Immersive Design Lab (GRID Lab), where she viewed a virtual reality segment, created by the School of Nursing's Sherleena Buchman, focusing on administering Narcan in the case of an overdose.

Afterwards, Hazlett met with community officials and several faculty and staff from around the University, including those from the College of Health Sciences and Professions, the School of Nursing, and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.

OHIO health professions students prepare for practice during opioid crisis

January 28, 2020

This February and March, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine students will be working alongside nurses and naloxone trainers from the Ohio Department of Health as the students learn to administer naloxone to a simulated patient experiencing an opioid overdose. The labs are part of a larger effort to train OHIO’s health care students to become strong frontline responders for patients struggling with opioid addiction and other substance use disorders.