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CHS in the News
The University of Delaware will offer a Ph.D. program in nursing science, beginning in the fall 2011 semester. Aimed at preparing recipients for careers in academic, research, and health care settings, the program will require full-time study. Students will be able to complete coursework, comprehensive exams, and dissertation in 3 to 4 years.
- Italian visitor promotes benefits of exercise for older adults with disabilities – In the Tuscan region of Italy, an area about the size of Idaho, more than 6,000 older adults with mild to severe physical disabilities exercise regularly through an initiative called the Adapted Physical Activity (APA) program.
- DHSA orthopaedic research, clinical teaching collaborations highlighted – Clinical and research collaborations between the University of Delaware Department of Physical Therapy and members of the Christiana Care Department of Orthopaedics were highlighted at the third annual Delaware Orthopaedic Symposium on Saturday, Oct. 23.
- Certificate program prepares professionals to support the dying, bereaved – The University of Delaware College of Health Sciences and the Delaware End-of-Life Coalition (DEOLC) have formed an educational partnership to offer an online certificate program called “Special Topics in Thanatology: Dying, Death and Bereavement.”
- Researchers find evidence of early marker for autism – Most health care professionals agree that early intervention is critical for the nearly 1 in 100 children now diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, and repetitive behavior patterns.