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Experience Symptoms of Dementia at Sept. 8 Simulation

The Schmieding Center for Senior Education, part of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will host a free event Sept. 8 to simulate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. “The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Experience: Take a Walk in Their Shoes” will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Schmieding Center at 2422 [...]

By | 2017-08-21T13:23:25+00:00 August 21st, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Pharmacy Student Organizations Win National Chapter of the Year Awards

Aug. 18, 2017 | Two UAMS College of Pharmacy student organizations — chapters of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) and the Kappa Epsilon Professional Pharmacy Fraternity — recently walked away with chapter of the year awards. Kappa Epsilon won Chapter of the Year for 2015-2016. This year the meeting was Aug. 2-5 in New [...]

By | 2017-08-18T14:18:46+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Art Exhibit at Reynolds Institute on Aging Spotlights Creativity of Seniors

Aug. 17, 2017 | To witness the best evidence that creative, artistic expression not only exists among seniors but positively flourishes, simply see the “Caring Through Art” exhibit at the UAMS Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. Located in the first floor lobby of the institute, the exhibit features 40 pieces of artwork created by [...]

By | 2017-08-17T09:16:14+00:00 August 17th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

UAMS Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program to Host Caregiver Action Network Class on Sept. 9

Aug. 17, 2017 | The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will host a free “Caregiver Lunch & Learn” workshop Sept. 9 for caregivers who want to learn about the newest information about caregiving. The workshop will be held 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Jo [...]

By | 2017-08-17T08:41:15+00:00 August 17th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Study Finds Day-Supply of Prescribed Opioids Most Decisive Factor in Likelihood of Long-Term Use

Aug. 16, 2017 | The single biggest factor determining whether a patient is likely to use opioids long term may be the number of days’ supply initially prescribed, according to a study by UAMS researchers. “Compared to someone prescribed two days versus seven days, that person with a seven-day supply is twice as likely to [...]

By | 2017-08-16T11:09:08+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Research, University News|0 Comments

Preventing Burnout in Health Care in 9 Steps

By Erick Messias, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Editors Note: This was first posted as an Employee Blog on Inside UAMS. Interest in burnout in health care professionals is trending nationally – and for good reason. Data shows that physician burnout, specifically, is staggeringly high and continues to increase – now affecting more [...]

By | 2017-08-14T10:18:18+00:00 August 14th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS One of Eight Selected Nationally for Home-Based Primary Care Education Program

Aug. 9, 2017 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently was chosen by the Home-Centered Care Institute as one of eight Centers of Excellence for its Home-Based Primary Care program, a first-of-its-kind program designed to make high-quality, home-based primary care a more common practice across the United States. The institute’s program aims to [...]

By | 2017-08-11T14:50:36+00:00 August 9th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

South Central Telehealth Resource Center at UAMS Receives $975,000 in Renewal of Grant Funding

Aug. 8, 2017 | The South Central Telehealth Resource Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received a three-year grant totaling $975,000, renewing its funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It marks the third time the HRSA administration [...]

By | 2017-08-08T09:06:38+00:00 August 8th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Educators Learn New Ways of Teaching with Technology

Aug. 1, 2017 | Headset microphone in place and ready to begin her presentation July 21 at the 11th annual Teaching with Technology Symposium at UAMS, Pooja Agarwal, Ph.D., asked her audience if they could remember what they had for breakfast. Most hands went up. Next, she asked them to raise their hands if they [...]

By | 2017-08-01T13:30:20+00:00 August 1st, 2017|University News|0 Comments