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UC Santa Barbara Professional and Continuing Education and UCSB International Programs News & Events

We've started a podcast!

...with these mini podcasts, we will provide you with a unique perspective into all that we offer our students, community members, and working professionals.

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As COVID-19 continues to impact us all...

...hear from local clinicians about their thoughts on character within the context of COVID-19 as Medical Humanities Academic Coordinator, Dr. Jason Prystowsky moderates.

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How UCSB International Programs is preparing for safely reopening. Early Bird discount extended to the first day of class.

As UCSB Extension’s top priority is your health and safety, we have moved all the classes online over the past several months.

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Child Life Comes Full Circle

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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Children’s care home keeps kids virus-free through diligence, self-sacrifice

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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