Tag Archives: Nursing

It Came from the Archives: Recollections of a Wiregrass nursing student

March 28, 2019
By Dr. Marty Olliff

Hospitals in Wiregrass towns were privately owned and operated until well after World War 2. At one time Dothan had four private hospitals. Two of these – Frasier-Ellis Hospital on South St. Andrews Street and Moody Hospital on North Alice Street – trained nurses to be certified by the State of Alabama and who worked…

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Students gain empathy through poverty simulation

September 20, 2018
By Greg Phillips

When Brittney Taylor entered the Trojan Center ballroom, she wasn’t expecting her outlook on life to change.

But Taylor, one of about 60 Troy University senior nursing students who took part in a poverty simulation Tuesday morning, learned valuable lessons over the course of just a few hours.

“I learned not to be as judgmental,”…

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TROY faculty on cutting edge of feeding tube research

September 5, 2018
By Greg Phillips

Troy University faculty members from multiple departments are shedding new light on feeding techniques that could improve patient health.

Faculty members from TROY’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, and School of Nursing have spent several years studying the effects of blended tube feeding — in other words, using…

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