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Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011

Delegation sees demonstration of OSU Mobile Telemedicine Clinic

Trish Goins, OSU paramedic and mobile clinic technician, (left in orange shirt) and OSU telemedicine specialist Debbie Martin (right in orange shirt) demonstrated the OSU Center for Health Sciences Mobile Telemedicine Clinic for a delegation of French-speaking health care professionals from Africa and their interpreters on Sept. 23.

The group was part of the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program hosted through Tulsa Global Alliance.

Martin said the delegation members were interested in learning about innovative ways to deliver health care to rural populations and were impressed with the concept of using a mobile medical bus to provide specialty health care.

Technology is topic of Faculty Development Series presentation

Dr. Ike Shibley offers proven strategies for technology to increase flexibility and access, improve student performance and manage costs in “Finding the Right Technology to Support Learning Outcomes,” from 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 20, in E-102.

The seminar teaches how to evaluate available technologies and how they apply to various courses.  Series information.

It’s shoulder season

September to October is known as a “shoulder season” due to fluctuating temperatures that offer more opportunities for energy savings. 

Click here for energy saving tips.

Mark your calendar

Biomedical Ethics Seminar is Monday
“The Ethics of Informed Consent: Can You Say Too Much?” presentation is at noon Monday in Dunlap Auditorium. Facilitated by Dr. Scott Gelfand, associate professor of philosophy, and director of the Ethics Center, OSU-Stillwater and Dr. Curtis Harris, chief of Endocrinology, Chickasaw Nation, and adjunct law and internal medicine professor. Lunch is provided.

Monday deadline for candy donations
Deadline for candy donations for the Eugene Field school Halloween “trick or treat” visit to campus is Oct. 17. Place donations in the labeled bin by the elevators adjacent to the OSU-CHS front desk. The students visit campus Oct. 28.

Clery Act update
Learn about changes to the Clery Act, presented by Melvin Murdock, OSU-Tulsa chief of police, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday in North Hall 250.  Employees are encouraged to attend this session to learn more about the Clery Act and how it affects you and your department. The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their campuses.  Chief Murdock will discuss the Clery Act in detail and review our responsibilities as a university.
To enroll please email: Tulsa.hr@okstate.edu

Rural Health is Oct. 25 Lunch-n-Learn topic
Bring your lunch and learn more about OSU Rural Health programs with Dr. William Pettit, associate dean, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Tulsa Room at OSU-Tulsa.  Enroll at tulsa.hr@okstate.edu

Eighth Floor open classes
Oct. 17 - What About Blogs: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 18 -Excel 2007:  Level 1, 8:30 a.m. –3:30 p.m.; PowerPoint 2007-  An Introduction: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 19 - PowerPoint 2007 - Animation and Hyperlinks, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

The Eighth Floor classes meet at Skyline Bldg., 6111 E. Skelly Dr., room 420. Contact Larry Cochran at OSU-Tulsa.

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