Tag Archives: Nursing

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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TROY graduate overcomes tragedy to achieve dream

June 12, 2017
By Jonathan Sellers

Kimberly Peacock of Pine Mountain, Ga., endured something no parent ever wants to go through.  During Peacock’s second semester as a graduate nursing student at TROY, her 20-year-old son passed away.

The devastating loss nearly made Peacock withdraw from the program.  However, with the help of family and her professors at the Phenix City Campus,…

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