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Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Friday Drop-In Sessions in June and July

Jefferson College of Health Sciences, at Carilion Clinic, will host a series of “Friday Drop-In Sessions” this June and July for prospective students and their families. Participants can drop-in to the Office of Admissions on the college’s campus at 101 Elm Avenue in Roanoke, VA any time between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. on the following Fridays:

  • June 2, 2017
  • June 16, 2017
  • June 30, 2017
  • July 14, 2017
  • July 28, 2017

The sessions will give prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the 23 academic programs at Jefferson College, and why the college’s graduates earn the highest starting salaries in Virginia*. Admissions Counselors will be available during these sessions to speak with visitors about their career goals and discuss which educational opportunities may be right for them.

Everyone is welcome to participate and admission is free.

To participate, those interested can sign up at http://www.jchs.edu/friday-drop-sessions

* State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 2016 Post Completion Wages of Graduates Report.

About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

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  • Team of Jefferson College Biomedical Sciences Students Led by Dr. Jayasimha Rao Published in an International Journal

    Dr. Jayasimha Rao, an Associate Professor in the Biomedical Sciences Program at Jefferson College of Health Sciences and Researcher in Carilion Clinic’s Section of Infectious Diseases, led a team of students and colleagues in research that has now been published in an international journal.

    Their research is entitled, “Tn2008-Driven Carbapenem-Resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii Isolates from a Period of Increased Incidence of Infections in a Southwest Virginia Hospital,” and is published in the September 2017 edition of The Journal of Global Antimicrobials and Resistance.

    The objectives of this study were to determine the genetic basis for carbapenem resistance in multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumanniistrains isolated from patients affected by a sudden increase in the incidence of infections by such organisms in a tertiary care hospital in Virginia from 2009 to 2010 and to examine whether such strains are commonly encountered in the hospital setting.

    All of the Jefferson College undergraduate Biomedical Sciences students involved have now graduated and are working in the area. They include Johnathon C. Childress, Michael C. Mitkos, Joshua K. Brima and Samuel N. Pearce.

    Additional researchers credited in the research are Dwi Susanti, Department of Biochemistry at Virginia Tech; Anthony W. Baffoe-Bonnie, Internal Medicine/Section of Infectious Diseases, Carilion Medical Center and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine; Dale Grgurich, Solstas Lab Partners, Roanoke Core Laboratory, Microbiology, Carilion Medical Center; Maria Jose Fernandez-Cotarelo, Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Universitario de Mostoles, Faculty of Health Sciences at the University Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain; Thomas M. Kerkering, Hospital Infection Control, Carilion Medical Center and Professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Jefferson College of Health Sciences; and Biswarup Mukhopadhyay, Internal Medicine/Section of Infectious Diseases, Carilion Medical Center and Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry at Virginia Tech, and the Biocomplexity Institute at Virginia Tech.


    This is the first time that undergraduate Biomedical Sciences students at Jefferson College of Health Sciences have earned co-authorship on a peer-reviewed paper published in an international journal. The research project was a collaborative effort between Jefferson College of Health Sciences, the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, Carilion Clinic’s Section of Infectious Diseases, and the Department of Biochemistry Virginia Tech, which provided superior experience in genome sequencing analysis and assembly.

    You can read this research online now at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213716517301650.

    To learn more about The Journal of Global Antimicrobials and Resistance, visit https://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-global-antimicrobial-resistance/.

     


     

    About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

     

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  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Online Healthcare Management Information Sessions

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences, at Carilion Clinic, will host two online information sessions for our Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management program on:

    • Thursday, October 19, 2017, from 12 to 12:30 p.m.

    • Wednesday, November 15, 2017, from 12 to 12:30 p.m.

    These events will give prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management degree at Jefferson College. Everyone is welcome to participate and admission is free.

    To participate, those interested should RSVP at http://www.jchs.edu/healthcare-management-online-information-sessions

    Participants will be contacted with instructions for how to log on remotely to the information sessions.

    More information about the Healthcare Management program at Jefferson College of Health Sciences can be found the College website athttp://www.jchs.edu/degree/bachelor-science-healthcare-management.  

    About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

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  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Administration Information Sessions

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences, at Carilion Clinic, will host two information sessions for our Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Administration program on:

    • Thursday, September 28, 2017, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, October 10, 2017, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.

    These sessions will be offered online or on-campus. Those planning to participate online will be contacted with instructions to log on remotely to the information session after registering. For those attending in person, the session will be held in the Third Floor Lobby Conference Room at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the Jefferson College campus at 101 Elm Avenue, SE, Roanoke, VA  24013.

    Driving directions and maps to CRCH on the Jefferson College campus can be found on the College’s website by going to www.jchs.edu/maps-and-directionsMore information about the above programs can be found the College website at www.jchs.edu.

    The sessions will give prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Administration program at Jefferson College and how to apply. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.


    To participate, those interested should 
    RSVP at: http://www.jchs.edu/master-science-nursing-nursing-administration-information-sessions  


    About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

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  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Post-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) Online Information Sessions

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences, at Carilion Clinic, will host online information sessions for our Post-Licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program on:

    • Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at 4 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 4 p.m.

    These events will give prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Jefferson College for practicing nurses with RN credentials. Everyone is welcome to participate and admission is free.

    To participate, those interested should RSVP at: http://www.jchs.edu/bachelor-science-nursing-rn-bsn-online-information-sessions


    Participants will be contacted with instructions for how to log on remotely to the information sessions.

    About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

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  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences Hosts Family Nurse Practitioner Information Sessions Online This Fall

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences, at Carilion Clinic, will host information sessions for our Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner program this spring on:

    • Tuesday, September 19, 2017, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.
    • Thursday, October 12, 2017, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, November 7, 2017, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.
    • Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 4 to 4:30 p.m.

    These sessions will be offered online or on-campus. Those planning to participate online will be contacted with instructions to log on remotely to the information session after registering. For those attending in person, the session will be held in the Third Floor Lobby Conference Room at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital on the Jefferson College campus at 101 Elm Avenue, SE, Roanoke, VA  24013.

    Driving directions and maps to CRCH on the Jefferson College campus can be found on the College’s website by going to www.jchs.edu/maps-and-directionsMore information about the above programs can be found the College website at www.jchs.edu.

    The sessions will give prospective students the opportunity to learn more about the Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner program at Jefferson College and how to apply. Everyone is welcome and admission is free.

    To participate, those interested should RSVP at: http://www.jchs.edu/master-science-nursing-family-nurse-practitioner-information-sessions


    About Jefferson College of Health Sciences

    Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a private higher education institution that “prepares, within a scholarly environment, ethical, knowledgeable, competent and caring healthcare professionals.”  The College focuses on providing healthcare education and is a part of Carilion Clinic. Founded in 1914 as the Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing, Jefferson College now provides more than 1,100 students with opportunities to become part of the healthcare profession, serving communities from southwest Virginia to the Shenandoah Valley and beyond. The school’s graduates are building healthier tomorrows in our region and across the country every day. More information is available at www.jchs.edu.

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