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Child Life Comes Full Circle

By Staff Writer - May 18, 2020
I was five years old the first time I met a Child Life Specialist (CLS) after being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. The CLS, who worked at Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital in CA, became my guide through the process of surgery, treatment, and recovery, making my stay at the hospital less traumatic and more positive.

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Keeping Kids Virus-Free

By Staff Writer - May 8, 2020
A typical day for nurse Jillian Coar at the Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center, a facility in Yonkers that offers long-term care to medically complex youth, involves administering medications, monitoring feeding tubes, suctioning tracheostomies and dressing wounds.

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Courses Are Going Online!

By Staff Writer - March 12, 2020
Education can continue outside of the classroom... ONLINE!  We know you're gearing up for the season so we're here to help you stay sharp and ready to tackle any challenge. Consider Online classes for credit through Professional and Continuing Education and earn professional certificates from the comfort of your own home.

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Open University Helps Future Doctor

By Staff Writer - December 19, 2019
Danny Meller didn’t initially think he would go to medical school; however, through UCSB Professional and Continuing Education’s Open University he was able to reach his goal. With an undergraduate degree in design from UC Davis, Danny wanted to work abroad and relocated to China where he worked in manufacturing...

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Doctor's Orders

By Staff Writer - October 9, 2019
Division of Humanities and Fine Arts, Professional and Continuing Education, collaborate to launch certificate program in medical humanities:

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