Palm Beach State College has received a generous grant from The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation to expand its Center of Excellence in Medical Simulation.
The expanded center will elevate teaching and learning for the College’s nursing and health science students and feature a proposed 14,202-square-foot facility, comprised of PBSC’s existing simulation labs and nearby classrooms on the second floor of the Education and Training Administration building on the Lake Worth campus.
“We are thrilled to receive this generous gift from the DeLuca family who share in our passion to improve communities through education,” said PBSC President Ava L. … Continue reading PBSC receives generous gift to expand its simulation center
Dr. Jacqueline Rogers, dean of health sciences and public safety at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth, has been appointed to also oversee the launch of the College’s new campus under construction in Loxahatchee Groves.
As campus director, Rogers is providing operational oversight, leadership and vision for the College’s fifth campus, which has an initial focus on health sciences and technology.
PBSC President Ava L. Parker, J.D., said she tapped Rogers because of her health care background and extensive involvement with local industry. … Continue reading Rogers to lead PBSC Loxahatchee Groves campus
Palm Beach State College’s Center for Applied Ethics will present “Ethics and the Transformation of Health Care in America” from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Jan. 23 at the Public Safety Training Center conference room.
Keynote speaker is Dr. Otis W. Brawley, chief medical and scientific officer of the American Cancer Society, who will talk about the contemporary health scene, how medicine is practiced and his prescription for policies, providers and patients.
He is also the author of “How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Rank About Being Sick in America.” He will sign copies of the book at 10:30 a.m. … Continue reading Palm Beach State College to explore ethical dilemmas in health care Jan. 23