Archive for June, 2016

Lana Borden Teaching Nursing in Zambia

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 |

  In 2013 Lana Borden, an RN from Kansas City’s Children’s Mercy Hospital, we recognized with the INMED Diploma in International Public Health, which included her formative service-learning experience at Mushili Health Center in Zambia, southern Africa.   “In January I was in the Copperbelt area of Zambia again,” says Lana “to visit nursing colleges […]

Transformation In Healthcare Education

Friday, June 10th, 2016 |

  Paul Larson, INMED Faculty and family medicine instructor at the University of Pittsburgh, notes how in 1956 Benjamin Bloom and collaborators developed a framework for classifying educational objectives. This image describes categories of behavioral learning of increasing cognitive complexity. In its most primitive form, learning is confined to recitation. With increasing maturity, learning expands […]

Why Construct A Ship Underway At Sea?

Friday, June 3rd, 2016 |

  Sounds like nonsense. Why construct a ship while plowing the waves at sea? Wouldn’t it be more efficient to pull into a dry dock for a few months of focused building? The fact is, however, that once the hull is complete and engine installed the ship can start hauling passengers. 2003 was the year […]