University of Central Florida College of Medicine

How Hands-On Nursing Education Went Online During Pandemic

Jul 31, 2020
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Valorie MacKenna

As a nursing PhD student and teaching assistant at the University of Central Florida, Valorie MacKenna solved an important problem when the pandemic hit: how to move hands-on simulation classes online.

WMFE spoke with MacKenna about what that virtual education looked like and whether it’s the future of health care instruction.

Some patients are being surprised by recommendations from their doctors to seek alternative treatments such as meditation, massage and yoga, the Orlando Sentinel reports.

While mainstream practitioners have balked for years at alternative medicine, the trend appears to be slowly changing as more practitioners incorporate alternatives for their patients.