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Jonation Brown, DPA   SMU Graduation   With the clock ticking, students make quick decisions and communicate clearly to build the tallest tower.

Samuel Merritt University's Board Of Regents Welcome Three New Members

Dr. Brown became President Emeritus of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) in 2011, after 20 years at the helm and 16 years as Vice President. He previously worked in the White House, as a congressional staff member, and for the Minority Leader of the California Assembly.

 

Graduation by the Numbers, 2015

Congratulations to the 2015 graduates from Samuel Merritt University! This year marks one of SMU’s largest graduating classes, and one of the School of Nursing’s most diverse. The mission of SMU is to educate students to become highly skilled and compassionate healthcare professionals who positively transform the experience of care in diverse communities.

SMU Rolls Out TeamSTEPPS, a System to Improve Teamwork and Patient Safety

Here’s a riddle: Why did students from four programs at SMU—nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and physician assistant—spend a Friday night playing with LEGOs?

Answer: To learn how to save lives.

Dr. Bruce Richardson shows how to use the virtual cadaver, which allows students to learn the anatomy in a new way.     

Virtual Cadaver Brings New Technology to Anatomy Education

The California School of Podiatric Medicine (CSPM) recently acquired an Anatomage Table, also known as a “virtual cadaver” for its ability to provide a realistic 3D visualization of a human body for anatomy education.

 

First FNP Online Cohort Launches in May, Set to Graduate in Dec. 2016

For the first time, a cohort of nursing students from Samuel Merritt University (SMU) began their studies in a degree program that will take place entirely online and off campus, launching a new era of digital learning that places the University as a national leader in healthcare education.

 

Importance And Use Of California Advance Health Care Directive

All California competent adults should consider signing a California Advance Health Care Directive. In the aftermath of the Terri Schiavo case, most people recognize how important this estate planning document is to protect yourself and your loved ones.

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