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Grief Awareness Week: The gift of conscious grief

May 17, 2016

Nursing Professional Development & Education, Nursing Services, in support of Grief Awareness Week, is proud to present "The Gift of Conscious Grief" featuring guest speaker Roxane Chan, Ph.D., RN. The event takes place today from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Dow Auditorium.The purpose of this program is to improve healthcare workers' ability to acknowledge loss in the workplace and to develop a personalized holistic framework from which they can experience honor and process loss in the workplace individually and as a team. Note: 1.0 nursing contact hours will be provided and 1.0 social work continuing education credits will be provided. 

Gifts of Art presents Portals: Fiber Art Quilts

May 17, 2016

Creative Seasons is a small yet vibrant group of non-traditional quilters from Southeast Michigan that meets monthly. The group’s purpose is to share knowledge, techniques and work collaboratively on projects and exhibits as decided by the group. The definition of a portal is a door, means of entrance, gateway, approach or architectural composition surrounding an opening. The group chose to interpret this theme with a broad variety of art quilts incorporating hand-dyed and painted fabrics as well as a variety of surface embellishments. Be sure to check out the display! Gifts…

Shared File Drives Renamed on May 22

May 17, 2016

Please be advised that on May 22, all shared file drive letters will have been consolidated and renamed as part of the second phase of the MCIT project to move shared file space from…

Learn Research Grant Budgeting at MICHR Workshop

May 17, 2016

The principal investigator (the project director) has primary responsibility for budget planning for a new proposal. The budget should not only translate the science into numbers but it should also be…

Gifts of Art presents Concrete Ephemera: Street Art Captured

May 17, 2016

David Zinn has been drawing on sidewalks for well over a decade, using chalk and charcoal to create anamorphic 3D creatures which, when viewed at a precise angle, appear to exist in the real world. They often incorporate parts of the landscape and found objects, such as cracks in concrete or leaves on the ground. He is inspired by a desire to place cheerful art underfoot in unexpected places and to embrace the temporary nature of all things. For this exhibit, photographs of his street art installations will be on…

Gifts of Art presents Seriously Playful Jewelry: Mixed Media

May 17, 2016

Rural Pennsylvania artists Lisa & Scott Cylinder have been husband and wife collaborators in Chickenscratch Art Jewelry since 1988, having met at Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Working together they have developed a wonderful exchange and interplay of ideas, concepts and techniques, involving meticulous fabrication with many different materials and processes. Their influences are varied and vast: modern art, scientific phenomena, 20th century artifacts, nature and film play upon their ideas and how they manifest them into jewelry objects. Lisa & Scott Cylinder work to create…

Screen Capture and Certain iCloud Services Now Available for Haiku and Canto Users

May 16, 2016

Recent updates to the UMHS Mobile Device Management Service, also known as AirWatch, will now allow Haiku and Canto users to utilize screen capture and certain iCloud services previously restricted. This update is in response to feedback from clinicians indicating these restrictions, particularly on personally owned devices used primarily for non-work purposes, have dissuaded a wider adoption of AirWatch. When utilizing these features, users should note that screen capture of PHI will be stored alongside other photos on the device and uploading PHI to Apple’s iCloud services is a violation of HIPAA. Users are encouraged to refresh their knowledge of…

Reminder: Observatory Street Construction Begins Today

May 16, 2016

Don’t forget that beginning today, Observatory Street between East Ann Street and Geddes Avenue will be closed in phases for a water main and road reconstruction project. Work is expected to last through mid-August. Pedestrian access will be maintained through the Observatory Street area. Be sure to plan ahead and expect delays. Also, remember to suggest to visitors and patients to add additional travel time during the next few months. Thank you in advance for your patience, flexibility, and cooperation. For more information on U-M bus route detours, visit http://pts.umich.edu/news/transit-alerts.php. Phase I Begins today with an anticipated end date of late June/early…

Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS) Course

May 16, 2016

Obtain up to 20.5 hours of category 1 CME by participating in the Advanced WIlderness Life Support course, hosted by University of Michigan Emergency Medicine.The course description of “Learn the skills to prevent medical problems, reduce suffering, and save lives in non-traditional medical settings" is as follows:Earn your Advanced Wilderness Life Support certificationLearn the latest practical hands-on wilderness medicine skills for patient assessment, treatment and evacuation protocolsPractice your skills in live scenarios with our expert instructorsObtain up to 20.5 hours of category 1 CMEReceive Wilderness Medical Society Fellowship creditsCourse Objectives:To provide a practical foundation in Wilderness Medicine for medical professionalsTo…