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The HPEC is pleased to welcome their newest staff member, Tyra Melvin! Tyra will be working weekday mornings. Come say hi!

Join Us For Cookies & Comments at Brookdale This Fall!
This fall, the IRB's Cookies and Comments will be held at the Brookdale Campus, in the HPEC's Osborn Room. For information regarding dates, times, and more, click on the above image.

New CAI Booklets Available!

CAI booklets are now available for incoming HBSON students. The CAI booklet is used to record NCLEX practice test and CAI scores, as well as to provide students with information to access our in-house and online educational software. Stop by the HPEC today to pick up your booklet.

The HPEC Says Goodbye to Judy Zheng

After four dedicated years of service to the center, the HPEC says goodbye to Judy Zheng. The HPEC wishes her the best in her new career in Health and Nutrition. We know you will do great!

Medcom Trainex Access for HBSON Students

The HPEC is pleased to announce a partnership with Medcom Trainex to provide our students with streaming access to their extensive video collection. Medcom Trainex has been a leading producer and distributor of healthcare multimedia for over fifty years.

Welcome Back, Students!

A new semester means a fresh start. Get ahead of your studies and stop by the HPEC for all your study needs!

Hunter's Own Dr. Donna Nickitas at the NYSIM!

Join Dr. Donna M. Nickitas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, FAAN Tuesday, July 19, 2016 for a workshop on the foundations and fundamentals of writing for publication in peer-reviewed journals. For more information on the event, click here.

Join the NYSIM for the Frank and Sarah Olson Visiting Professors and Grand Rounds Series in Simulation Education!

Join the New York Simulation Center on July 7, 2016 for its Visiting Professors and Grand Rounds Series in Simulation Education. This year's event will feature King's College London's Senior Lecturer, Dr. Gabriel Reedy. For a full itinerary of the event, and to view Dr. Reedy's bio, clink on the above image.


Welcome the HPEC's Newest Member, Jessica Uyaguari!

The HPEC welcomes the School of Nursing's own Jessica Uyaguari to its team. Jessica will be in weekday mornings; come by and say hello!


The HPEC Welcomes Cesar Guzman!

The HPEC is pleased to welcome its newest staff member, Cesar Guzman. Cesar will be working weekday evenings, come by and say hello!

Open Call for Abstracts

The New York Simulation Center will be hosting its Fourth Annual Hot Topics in Simulation on October 19, 2016. Abstracts for the event can be submitted until June 20, 2016. For more information and to register for the event, click the image above.



New Nurse Theorist Videos Available at the HPEC!

The HPEC has purchased the Nurse Theorists Portraits of Excellence Volume I collection. The videos include profiles of: Reva Rubin, Imogene King, Dorothy Johnson, Ida Orlando Pelletier, Virginia Henderson, Madeleine Leininger, Myra Levine, Betty Neuman, Margaret Newman, Dorothea Orem, Rosemarie Parse, Hildegard Peplau, Martha Rogers, Callista Roy, Jean Watson, and of course, Florence Nightingale.


Wifi is Coming to the Brookdale Auditorium

As part of a collaborative effort between ICIT, the HPEC, and the Brookdale Facilities staff, wifi has now been installed in the Brookdale Auditorium. This upgrade will allow us to conduct large-scale computerized testing for students.

Spring Cleaning at the HPEC!

Thanks to the Brookdale Facilities Staff, the HPEC Welcome Center has a newer, sleeker look.

FITT Proposal Deadline Extended to April 1st

Hunter's Academic Center for Excellence in Research and Teaching (ACERT) has extended the deadline to submit proposals for the Faculty Innovations in Teaching and Technology (FITT) to April 1, 2016. For more information on eligibility or to submit a proposal, click the image above.

Open Call for Abstracts

The 10th annual Evidence Based Practice Poster Day will be held on April 20, 2016 from 4:30-7PM. The deadline for abstract submissions is April 1, 2016. For more information on the Evidence Based Practice Poster Day, or instructions on how to submit your abstract, please click on the poster above.

Congratulations to the NYCNECT Team!
Congratulations to NYCNECT Project members Shawn McGinniss, Professor Donna Nickitas, and HPEC Director Martin Dornbaum for being nominated for the Award for Outstanding Project Serving Students, Faculty, and/or Staff during this year's CUNY Excellence in Technology Awards.

Save the Date:

Save the date for the second annual Symposium for Fellows in Healthcare Simulation. The event will be held on Monday, April 11, 2016. For more information and to register for the event, click the image above.

Congratulations to McGinniss, Nickitas, and Dornbaum!
Congratulations to ITEACH Project Manager Shawn McGinniss, Professor Donna Nickitas, and HPEC Director Martin Dornbaum for their article Faculty acceptance testing of multimedia-based e-learning resources on core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice, which was accepted by the Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice.

ITEACH Team Presents at ACERT
Congratulations to faculty members Alexandra Plavskin (School of Nursing) and Carmen Morano (School of Social Work), and Shawn McGinniss ITEACH Project Manager for their excellent presentation on the importance of interprofessional education and practice in healthcare (IPE). Martin Dornbaum, Director of the Health Professions Education Center moderated this special event.

Join the Alzheimer's Association for their 28th Annual Chapter Meeting!

On Monday, October 26th, 2015, the New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will be hosting their 28th Annual Chapter Meeting. This year's event will be focused on reducing the risk for cognitive decline in younger adults and preserving a healthy brain as we age. For more information on the event or to RSVP, click on the image above.

Register Now for the 3rd Annual Hot Topics in Simulation Symposium

The New York Simulation Center (NYSIM) will be hosting its 3rd Annual Hot Topics in Simulation Education Symposium on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. For more information, or to register for the event, click on the image above.

Join Hunter College's Office of Assessment for Breakfast!

The Office of Assessment, in collaboration with ACERT, offers regular Assessment Breakfasts on Wednesday mornings. These interactive workshops cover assessment concepts, tools, and techniques within a supportive, collaborative environment, and are open to faculty and staff across the College. For more information on dates and location, click on the image above.

Attention Students:
New and Improved HPEC Computer Lab Our Computer Lab has been upgraded with new computers and software. Students preparing for their state board exams are welcome to use the computer lab for all their studying needs. See you soon!

The HPEC Welcomes Sasha Ramirez!
The HPEC is pleased to welcome its newest staff member, Sasha Ramirez. Sasha will be working weekday evenings, come by and say hello!

The HPEC Wishes All of Our Current and Future Nurses a Happy Nurses Week!
May 6th through 12th marks National Nurses Week. This week celebrates nurses and the selfless, life-saving work they do every day. The HPEC wishes all of the nurses in our community a Happy Nursing Week and invites them to read this Time Magazine article about the early days of nursing as a profession. Have a great week and thank you for all you do!

Evidence-Based Practice Poster Day is Coming Soon!

The 9th annual Evidence Based Practice Poster Day (previously known as Research Day) will be held on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 4:30-7PM. Click on the poster above for a full schedule of the event. We look forward to seeing you there!

The Centers for Disease Control Releases New Video on Ebola
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released new videos and guidelines featuring an overview of the Ebola virus, how to prevent it, and instructions on how to care for Ebola patients. For more information and to watch the video, click here.

Welcome Back Students and Faculty
The HPEC welcomes back all returning students and faculty, and extends a warm welcome to our new students and faculty as well. We wish you all a happy and successful semester.

Open Call for Abstracts

The 9th annual Evidence Based Practice Poster Day (previously known as Research Day) will be held on April 29, 2015 from 4:30-7PM. The deadline for abstract submissions is April 1, 2015. Prizes will be given out to those with exceptional posters. For more information on the Evidence Based Practice Poster Day, or instructions on how to submit your abstract, please click on the poster above.

The CDC Releases New Gloving and Gowning Video
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released a new video offering step-by-step techniques for donning and doffing personal protective equipment (PPE) when dealing with patients with either suspected or confirmed Ebola virus. For more information or to watch the video, click here.

The HPEC Welcomes Jean Alejandro!
The HPEC extends a warm welcome to its newest staff member, Jean Alejandro. Jean will be working on weekday evenings, come by and say hello.

Hunter Students and Faculty: Are You Interested in the Ebola Outbreak?
Students and faculty interested in learning more about Ebola are welcome to visit our center and watch the NOVA special on the outbreak of the deadly disease (Call #8132).

Attention Brookdale Faculty!

Beginning October 8, 2014, the Hunter College Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) will be hosting Cookies and Comments sessions once a month at the Brookdale Campus. The HRPP Staff will help answer any IRB related questions as well as pre-review any applications. See the flyer above for dates and times.

The HPEC Welcomes Back Mr. Ryan Zurich

The HPEC is excited to welcome learning specialist Ryan Zurich back to our staff.

Welcome Back Students and Faculty

The HPEC staff wishes all students and faculty a happy and productive semester.

Register Now for the 2nd Annual Hot Topics in Simulation Education Symposium

Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Hot Topics in Simulation Education Symposium. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the NYSIM Center. For more information and to register, click on the image above.

New E-Learning Modules Being Developed for ITEACH Students

HPEC Staff are working closely with ITEACH Program Director, Barbara Glickstein and ITEACH Project Coordinator, Shawn McGinniss on developing new e-learning modules to help teach students the importance of inter-professional education. For more information, click here.

Graduate Nursing Students Now Have Access to Shadow Health

Shadow Health is a learning program which allows students to interact with virtual patients and practice skills such as: critical thinking, communication and basic procedures, all within a safe, digital environment. Graduate nursing students will be instructed by their professors for login information.

Congratulations to Our Newly Graduated Nurses

The HPEC would like to extend its congratulations to the newly graduated nursing students. As a reminder, graduates are welcome to use all HPEC resources as they prepare for the NCLEX.

Congratulations to Peter Marquez and Shaun Persaud for Successfully Completing New Technology Training

Our team is trained in cutting-edge technologies to provide you with the best possible support.

Khan Academy Debuts New Resources for Nursing Students


The HPEC Welcomes Cynthia Reyes Back to its Team

Cynthia will be here in the evenings to assist students as they come in to utilize the center's resources.

The HPEC Extends Its Best Wishes to Ms. Jennifer DeJesus

After four years of dedicated service, Jennifer DeJesus will be leaving the HPEC. Though she will be sorely missed, the staff and Director would like to extend our best wishes as Jennifer begins her studies at NYU Law School. Good luck, Jenn, we know you will be highly successful.

Open Call for Abstracts

The NYSIM Center is holding an open call for abstracts as it prepares to host its Second Annual Hot Topics in Simulation Education Symposium. Click on the flyer above for more information on submissions and the Symposium.

Attention Graduate Nursing Students

The HPEC now offers graduate students access to the NYSIM Center's Orion video server. Access is available from computers #1 and #2 in the Office of Research and Grant Support (ORGS) located within the HPEC. For further information please contact the HPEC staff.

Upcoming Research Day 2014

Research Day will be held May 7, 2014 and will feature Mr. Jed Levine as the keynote speaker. Mr. Levine is the Executive Vice President and Director of Programs and Services for the New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. To learn more about Mr. Levine and past conference, please click here.

Don't Miss the CTSC Resource Fair

The Clinical and Translation Science Center (CTSC) will be hosting its Resource Fair this Wednesday, January 29 from 3-5 PM. For more information on the Resource Fair, click the above flyer. To learn more about the CTSC and its services click here.

Attention Brookdale Faculty!
The Hunter College Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) will be hosting Cookies and Comments sessions once a month at the Brookdale Campus. The HRPP Staff will help answer any IRB related questions as well as pre-review any applications. See the flyer above for dates and time. Please note there has been a room change and all meetings from February 26, 2014 onward will be held in room 405 of the West Building.

The 4th Annual CUNY Nurse Educators and Technology Summit
On January 23, 2014 the NYCNECT project will be hosting its 4th annual CUNY Nurse Educators and Technology Summit. The event, which will take place at the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, will be an opportunity for nurse educators to review the work of their colleagues, learn about new and developing technology in the field of nursing, and exchange ideas relevant to the field of health professions education. The conference will run from 9 am to 1:30 pm with a post conference from 1:30 pm to 3pm and will feature a vendor's walk. To register for the conference click here.

Welcome Back Faculty and Students!
The HPEC Staff has been busy updating the Smart and Enhanced Classrooms at the Brookdale Campus. Rooms 417 and 517 in the West building and rooms 101, 102 and 103 in the East building have all received new computers. We look forward to having a successful Spring 2014 Semester. Once again, welcome back.

Congratulations to the NYCNECT Team!
Congratulations to Donna Nickitas, Shawn McGinnis, Martin Dornbaum, Alexandra Plavskin, Margaret Reilly and Adam Wandt, on the acceptance of their abstract and their amazing presentation at the 12th annual CUNY IT conference.

Meet the Newest Members of Our HPEC Family!

We are happy to welcome Ryan Zurich of Hunter College and Clelia Pena, a former student of the City College of New York as the new additions to our HPEC team. The two will be working mornings from Monday through Friday, to help improve your teaching and learning experiences. Come by and say hello!


Renovated and Upgraded!
Formerly the location of the BESt 4.0 program, 401W will now be used as a conference room, classroom for the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing, and home to the plaque honoring the late Dr. Margaret Magnus, a nursing professor at the HBSON for over 25 years. To learn more about Dr. Magnus' legacy, please read the following article.

Attention Nursing Seniors!
Access codes for accounts with Prep U, an adaptive quizzing engine, have been provided for all Nursing Seniors. Don't delay to claim your account and begin prepping for the NCLEX!

11th Annual Viola S. Shifrin Lecture a Major Success!
Held on October 23rd, 2013, the 11th Annual Shrifin Palliative Care Lecture feaured "Dark Passion: Sexual Health in late Stage Disease" by Dr. Marianne Matzo, PhD, GNP-BC, FPCN, FAAN, Professor and Ziegler Chair in Palliative Care Nursing at the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing.

NYSIM Symposium: Hot Topics in Simulation Education

The New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences is sponsoring a Simulation Symposium on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 8am-5pm. The event will cover "Hot Topics in Simulation Education" and will feature speakers from Harvard Medical School, Boise State University School of Nursing and the University of Vermont Clinical Simulation Laboratory. Discounts for the symposium are available for CUNY and NYU faculty. For more information about the event, please see the above flyer.

Welcome BESt 4.0 Program!
The HPEC would like to warmly welcome the Becoming Excellent Scholars in Transition (BESt) 4.0 Program to the center. With more intensive support from the HPEC, we hope this semester will be the most successful yet.

Congratulations to Ms. Marian Wu!
After four years, it is with a heavy heart that we announce that Marian Wu will be leaving the HPEC. Now at the beginning of what will become a highly successful teaching career, we wish Marian nothing but the best of luck in all her future endeavors.

New HPEC Resources!
The following interactive learning modules from EDGT are now available at the HPEC. These modules cover a variety of disorders and common treatment interventions. Visit the HPEC today to utilize these resources! 

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Infection Control
  • Pediatrics: Growth & Development
  • Physiology: Promoting Acid-Base Balance
  • Congratulations Mary Cleary!


    Brookdale faculty, staff and students gathered in the rotunda on June 12, 2013 to hold a retirement party for Mary Cleary. Congratulations Mary! The HPEC staff wishes you a wonderful and happy retirement!

    Attention Nursing and PT Students


    As we come to the end of another semester at Hunter College, the HPEC encourages students preparing for stateboard examinations to take advantage of the Center's many resources. Test prep options include educational films and software, CAIs, anatomical models, practice questions and study spaces. 

    Computer Lab E015 Reopens for Student Use!

    Room E015 has been fully renovated after Hurricane Sandy and now houses brand new workstations for student use. Students may access the computer lab by swiping their Hunter IDs. 

    HPEC Director Inducted as an Honorary Alumnus of the SON!

    Congratulations Mr. Martin Dornbaum, HPEC Director on his recent induction as Honorary Alumnus into the School of Nursing Alumni Association! 

    Attention Nursing Faculty!
    CUNY has purchased a one year subscription for Hunter College nurses to TimNurse, a powerful online resources with over 60 live and recorded webinars on various subjects. For a complete listing of available webinars or information on how to access them, please see our Computer & Media Resources Page.  

    7th Annual Research Day a Success!

    With a record breaking 56 poster entries and an engaging presentation by Keynote Speaker Dr. Marita G. Titler, the 7th annual Research Day, held on Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 was successful!

    Attention Nursing Juniors!
    The HESI exam will be conducted on on April 30th, 2013 and May 7th in the Library's Computer Lab throughout five sections. For more information, please contact the HPEC. 


    Attention Nursing Seniors!
    The HESI exam will be conducted on April 29th, 2013 in the Library's Computer Lab throughout the day. For more information, please contact the HPEC. 


    Congratulations Mr. Martin Dornbaum, HPEC Director, and Chief College Lab Technician, Mrs. Anne Woodstock-Wallace!
    On April 10th, 2013, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing recognized Mr. Martin Dornbaum and Mrs. Anne Woodstock-Wallace as Friends of Nursing!

    Research Day May 8, 2013

    The 7th annual Research Day will take place at the Brookdale Campus on May 8th, 2013 at 4pm. Stop by for student poster presentations throughout the day and a presentation by Dr. Marita G. Titler, the keynote speaker. For more details, please see the attached flyer.

    E015 and E016 Classroom Renovations
    The HPEC is working together with ICIT to renovate computer labs E015 and E016, which were heavily damaged during Hurricane Sandy. New computers and equipment are being installed and the rooms will soon be reopened for faculty and student use.


    Film Showing of Nurses: If Florence Could See Us Now
    Honoring the lifetime achievements of Joyce C. Clifford, The film "NURSES, If Florence Could See Us Now" explores the complex, exciting and challenging world of being a nurse in today's society. The Film will be screened on Wednesday, February 20th, 2013 in the Brookdale Auditorium from 5-7PM. For more information, visit their website.

    Smart Classrooms W237 and W235 are Fully Operational!
    The system within Smart classroom West 235 has been replaced and Smart Classroom West 237 has been updated and repaired.

    Welcome Back!
    The HPEC welcomes all students and faculty back for the Spring 2013 semester!  The Center will be open during regular hours and we encourage all students and faculty to stop by. We are happy to provide film suggestions for any course or syllabus.
    We wish everyone a wonderful semester!


    Attention Faculty and Students!
    Smart Classroom West 235 is currently having technical difficulties, caused by Hurricane Sandy. Contractors will be working on the room the week of January 14th, 2013. Rest assured, the room will be up and running by Spring 2013.

    Congratulations Mr. Martin Dornbaum, HPEC Director!
    Congratulations to Mr. Martin Dornbaum on being elected as a board member for Promoting Health in Haiti, a not-for-profit organization focused on improving health and wellness in Haiti through nurse education. For more information on Promoting Health in Haiti, please visit their website.

    HPEC Returns to Brookdale Campus!

    The HPEC has returned to the 25th Street Brookdale Campus location. We will be open at Brookdale during our regular hours (M-Th 9am-9pm, F 9am-5pm).
    Stop by the Mezzanine level of the West building to complete CAIs, view films and lectures, and study for state boards!


    Attention Faculty and Students
    Due to the Brookdale Campus closure after hurricane Sandy, the HPEC office has been relocated to the 68th street campus.  We are currently located on the fifth floor of the east library and can be reached via email at edcenter@hunter.cuny.edu. We hope all are safe and well after the storm.


    Attention All Students!
    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) certification video is available for viewing at the HPEC anytime Monday-Thursday 9:00am-9:00pm or Friday 9:00am-5:00pm. When stopping by to view the video, please request the HIPAA film by its Call Number: 6464.

    The following are additional resources available at the HPEC:
    • Call#8045 -HIPAA: A Guide for Healthcare Workers (23min)
    • Call#8046 - HIPAA: Legal Liability Issues (25min) 
    Tech Thursday: October 25, 2012
    Drs. Jack Caravanos, David Keepnews, and Maria Pereira will be giving a presentation on "Online mini-lectures: How and why to use them" at the October 25, 2012 Tech Thursday event. The presentation will be broadcast live in room W405 from 12-2pm.  All faculty are welcome to attend!


    The HBSON is pleased to Sponsor its First Continuing Education Program of the 2012-2013 Academic Year!

    This program will cover the assessment and care of adult patients in pain. This includes the nursing management of acute pain, cancer pain, and chronic pain. For Registration and General Information, please see the flyer above.

    NYSIM Center Welcomes Mr. Martin Dornbaum as a New Member of the Advisory Council!

    Mr. Martin Dornbaum, HPEC Director, has been appointed a member of the Advisory Council for the New York Simulation Center (NYSIM). As a member of the Advisory Council, he will be responsible for formulating, prioritizing and achieving new goals for NYSIM. Congratulations Mr. Dornbaum!

    Grand Opening of the New ORGS/CNR Conference Room!

    Dean McCain and Prof. Roye (above) along with Hunter faculty and staff celebrated the completion of the new ORGS/CNR conference room with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 5th, 2012.  The renovated space now houses a host of multimedia tools including a flat screen HDTV, a computer, a DVD/VHS system, and multiple web conferencing platforms.

    Congratulations Mr. Martin Dornbaum, HPEC Director
    Congratulations to Mr. Martin Dornbaum on his new appointment as a member of the Advisory Council to the Center for Health Media and Policy (CHMP).  Mr. Dornbaum will continue his work with public health advocates to influence and improve health care policies with the strategic use of media and research.
       

    HPEC Computer Lab Facelift

    Computer Lab #3 has received a major facelift and will reopen for student use at the start of the semester.  Many thanks to Mr. Dan Silletti for facilitating the room renovations!

    Welcome Mr. Peter Marquez Jr.
    The HPEC welcomes Mr. Peter Marquez Jr. as the newest member of its evening staff. Peter is a media specialist, film producer and director. Some of his recent works include Barbasol, a film on mental illness, and other documentaries and shorts such as Serenity and Men or Mice.

    Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New ORGS/CNR Conference Room!

    The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new ORGS/CNR conference room in W405 will be held on September 5th, 2012 at 12:30pm. The completed room will house a host of multimedia tools including a flat screen HDTV, a computer, a DVD/VHS system, and multiple web conferencing platforms.  

    Congratulations FITT Awardees
    Congratulations to Alexandra Plavskin, MSN, RN and Manuel C. Co Jr., MSN, MS, RN, CPHIMS on receiving the 2012 Faculty Innovations in Teaching with Technology (FITT) award for their innovative technology project proposals. The HPEC looks forward to working with both awardees on their future projects. For more information on the FITT Program please see their website.

    Upcoming Screenings of The Waiting Room
    The CHMP is co-sponsoring two screenings of Pete Nick's The Waiting Room, an award-winning health care film.  If you missed Envision Health's screening of the film, be sure to catch it at one of the future screenings in May! Please see the above flyer for more details.


    Research Day May 2, 2012
    CNR/ORGS will be hosting the 6th annual Research Day on May 2nd, 2012 at 3:30pm. Stop by for poster presentations throughout the day and a talk by CHMP's Daliah Heller, PhD, MPH on "Health care provider perspectives on caring for patients with substance use" in the cafeteria at 5pm.

    Final Tech Thursday Apr 26, 2012
    Stop by the HPEC on April 26th, 2012 from 12-2pm (the last Tech Thursday of the Semester) for a Live Broadcast on Blackboard 9.1. Please RSVP by Tuesday March 22. See attached flyer for more information.

    Semper Fi: Always Faithful
    Coming Soon this Fall, the CHMP's Envision Health: Film & New Media Series presents Semper Fi: Always Faithful.

    CHMP Presents: "Education Under Fire"
    Developed to address the Iranian government?s denial of the right to education for ideological and religious reasons, Education Under Fire, is designed to help mitigate the effects of these discriminatory policies and to raise awareness of the importance of defending education as an inalienable right. Please Join the CHMP on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 at the Roosevelt at 5.30pm. For more information on the event please click here.


    "The Apple Pushers"
    Hunter Collge President Jennifer Raab, Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito, and the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, cordially invite you to attend a screening of the Apple Pushers, a documentary about immigrant pushcart vendors who joined the NYC Green Cart Initiative. For more information, please see the attached flyer.

    CHMP's Health in Film & New Media Series
    THE LINE is a documentary discussing justice, accountability and today's "rape culture" with sex workers, survivors and activists. The film asks the question: where is the line defining consent? For more information, please see the attached flyer.

    Budgets and Budget Justifications Workshop
    The Office of Research Administration will be conducting a workshop on "Budgets and Budget Justifications" on Wednesday, February 22, 2012
    at 11:00am-12:30pm. The workshop will take place in the Osborn Room at the Brookdale Campus.  Please see the above flyer for further details.

    "The Spirit of Leadership"
    Sigma Theta Tau International at the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing and BESt 2.0 present "The Spirit of Leadership" at Brookdale campus.  Stop by the Auditorium on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 3pm for a presentation by Dr. Beverly Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN CEO, National League for Nursing (NLN).


    Attention Faculty!
    All computers in Smart, Enhanced and Distance Learning Classrooms have new login procedures. For instructions please see the attached document.


    CTSC Research Collaboration Presentation
    Dr. Margaret Altemus and Theresa Nguyen from Weill Cornell CTSC will present on the opportunities for research collaborations between Weill Cornell CTSC and Hunter College School of Nursing.  The presentation will be held in the Osborn Room on Dec. 13th at 12pm.  Please see above flyer for details.


    Hunter Nurses and HPEC at NYSIM!
    Hunter nurses and faculty begin classes at the NY Simulation Center for the Health Sciences at Bellevue Hospital. For more pictures and information please see our Special Projects page.

    Tech Thursday Nov 17, 2011
    Stop by the Charlotte Frank Classroom (1203 Hunter East) on November 17, 2011 from 12-2pm for a presentation on "Pedagogical innovations: How do you know if they're working?" Please RSVP by Tuesday at noon.


    Welcome Ms. Brigette Nunez and Ms. Cynthia Reyes
    The HPEC welcomes Ms. Brigette Nunez and Ms. Cynthia Reyes as the newest members of its morning staff.

    CHMP's Health in Film & New Media Series
    IN THE WAITING ROOM, a film documenting the stories of life, death, courage, gratitude and hope of hundreds of people in one ER waiting room in California, will be shown at the CUNY School of Public Health on November 17th, 6pm. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Director Pete Nicks to discuss his audience engagement campaign around our broken health care system. For more information, please see the attached flyer.

    Tech Thursday Nov 10, 2011
    Stop by the Charlotte Frank Classroom (1203 Hunter East) on November 10, 2011 from 12-2pm for a presentation on "Integrative Learning Through ePortfolios." Please RSVP by Tuesday at noon.


    Attention Students and Faculty
    Tune in to BIO on Saturday, November 5th at 2am for an airing of A Question of Life or Meth. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Attention Students and Faculty
    Tune in to HIST on Friday, November 4th at 4pm for an airing of Cocaine: History Between the Lines. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Nursing Education in Video
    Created by Medcom-Trainex, a leading producer of educational health care media,
    Nursing Education in Video is a collection designed specifically for the training and education of nurses. The up-to-date collection is regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with OSHA and CMS regulations. For access, please visit their website.

    Tech Thursday Oct 27, 2011
    Stop by the Charlotte Frank Classroom (1203 Hunter East) on October 27th, 2011 from 12-2pm for a presentation on "Creating a Professional Web Presence." Please RSVP by Tuesday at noon.


    Attention Faculty and Students

    The East Lounge is currently undergoing new equipment upgrades and will be temporarily out of service until further notice. 

    Tech Thursday Oct 20, 2011

    Stop by the Charlotte Frank Classroom (1203 Hunter East) on October 20th, 2011 from 12-2pm for a round table discussion on "Mobile devices for teaching and learning." Please RSVP by Tuesday at noon.


    The CHMP and HPEC Present the Health in Film & New Media Series
    The HEALTH IN FILM & NEW MEDIA series begins Wednesday, October 19, 2011 with a very special screening of ALL OF US, a film by Emily Abt. ALL OF US is about women and AIDS in NY, but it's not a tragedy, it's a story of resilience, sisterhood and courage. The event is free and open to the public. For more information please visit the CHMP Website.

    Attention Students and Faculty
    Tune in to PBS on Tuesday, October 11th at 9pm for an airing of FRONTLINE: The Anthrax Files. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Tech Thursday Oct 6, 2011
    Stop by the Charlotte Frank Classroom (1203 Hunter East) on October 6, 2011 from 12-2pm for a presentation on "Online tools for collaboration, writing, and discussion." Please RSVP by Tuesday at noon.


    Teaching Tuesdays
    Stop by the Charlotte Frank Room (1203 Hunter East) at the 68th Street campus on Tuesday, Sept 20th at 12 noon for Teaching Tuesdays.  The topic of the workshop will be "A Guide to Grant Proposal Preparation." Please refer to above flyer for more details.

    Attention Students and Faculty
    Tune in to PBS on Sunday, September 25th at 7pm for an airing of A Walk to Beautiful . For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Attention Students and Faculty
    Tune in to HIST on Wednesday, September 21st at 7pm for an airing of Hooked: Illegal Drugs and How They Got That Way . For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Attention Students and Faculty
    In this session, A Guide to Grant Proposal Preparation, attendees will learn about the grant proposal process, from information on resources available to what should and should not be included in a proposal. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Attention Students and Faculty
    Tune in to PBS on Wednesday, September 14th at 9pm for an airing of NOVA: Smartest Machine on Earth . For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Attention Students and Faculty
    Tune in to PBS on Tuesday, September 13th at 10pm for an airing of If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front . For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Attention Faculty and Students
    The HPEC is pleased to announce that the secondary projector in E016 has been repaired!


    Attention Students and Faculty
    This seminar IRB 101: Introduction to the CUNY/Hunter College Human Subjects Research Protection Program introduces researchers to the human subjects protection program. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Attention Faculty and Students
    The secondary projector in the East Lounge is out of service and in the process of being repaired. We apologize for the inconvinience and are working to solve this issue as soon as possible.


    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to HIST on Tuesday, August 30th at 8pm for an airing of Cocaine: History Between the Lines. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    To Our Dear Brookdale Faculty
    We welcome you back after the summer vacation! Please note that computer projector filters and lamps have been cleaned and replaced, where needed. Also, all AV systems in Smart Classrooms have been updated, cleaned and recalibrated and are ready to go! Once again, welcome back.


    Attention Faculty
    To ensure a smooth start into the Fall semester, we would like to ask faculty members to please schedule appointments with us for classroom equipment training.


    New Equipment!
    The HPEC has two new portable document cameras available for faculty use.

    To reserve a document camera for a class, please stop by the HPEC at least 24hrs in advance.  

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to CNN on Saturday, August 20th at 8pm for an airing of Battling for Blair Mountain: Working in America. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to HBO on Tuesday, August 16th at 3:30pm for an airing of If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to PBS on Thursday, August 4th at 7pm for an airing of PBS News Hour. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to Animal Planet on Thursday, July 28th at 9pm for an airing of Black Tide: Voices From the Gulf. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Attention Nursing Students and Faculty
    Announcing a new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program at Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing.

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to PBS on Tuesday, July 26th at 9pm for an airing of FRONTLINE: The Pot Republic. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to HIST on Monday, July 25th at 7pm for an airing of Modern Marvels: The Supermarket. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to PBS on Sunday, July 3rd at 3pm for an airing of Nova: Science Now How Does the Brain Work? For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to PBS on Saturday, July 2nd at 5pm or Sunday, July 3rd at 7pm for an airing of NOVA: What are Dreams?  For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to PBS on Tuesday, June 28th at 9pm for an airing of Frontline: The Child Cases. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to HIST on Friday, June 10th at 11pm for an airing of Hooked: Illegal Drugs and How They Got That Way. For more information, please see the above flyer.


    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to HBO on Saturday, May 21st at 6am for an airing of Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Coming Soon

    A newly updated version of the CAI Basic Principles of Pharmacology, containing the new unit "Test Bank", will soon be available at the HPEC!


    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to HBO on Thursday, May 12th at 5:30pm for an airing of China's Stolen Children. For more information, please see the above flyer.

    Upcoming Health Related Shows, Series and Specials
    Tune in to the History Channel on Monday, May 9th at 2pm for a showing of Marijuana: A Chronic Story.  Please see above flyer for more information.


    Attention Environmental Health Students and Faculty
    Tune in to PBS on Sunday, May 8th at 3pm for a showing of Saving the Bay.  Please see above flyer for more information.


    Attention Environmental Health Students and Faculty
    Tune in to HBO on Tuesday, May 3rd at 5pm for a showing of Saving Pelican 895.


    Attention Public Health Students and Faculty

    Tune in to HBO on Saturday, April 23rd at 10:45am for a showing of Triangle: Remembering the Fire .

    Your Cancer Today International TV Show
    Cancer can strike anyone.  In the US alone, more than 1.4 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed each year.  The producers of Your Cancer Today have seen the frustration, anger and fear of families striving to answer questions that arise with the first diagnosis of cancer and have developed a web site to help patients and their families locate vital information and resources.  
    New episodes of their TV show are aired every Thursday morning. To tune in, click here.

    Attention Public Health Students
    NOVA on 13 will be airing A Walk to Beautiful on Sunday, April 10, 2011 at 7pm.  The film documents the stories of rural Ethiopian women who are treated as pariahs in their communities because they have obstetric fistula (a childbirth complication that causes chronic incontinence).  For more information on the film, click here.

    Attention Environmental Health Students
    NOVA on PBS will be airing a program featuring an eyewitness account and investigation of the epic earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis in Japan. Japan's Killer Quake will be aired on March 30th, 2011 at 9pm.  For more information, please click here.

    Tech Thursday Mar 24, 2011

    Stop by the HPEC on March 24th, 2011 from 12-2pm for a Live Broadcast on online tests and homework. Please RSVP by Tuesday March 22.


    Attention Faculty
    The Office of Research Administration will be presenting information on the role, policies, and services provided by their Office on Wed, March 23, 2011. The presentation will be held in the Osborn Room (Mezzanine Level) from 1-3pm.  Please RSVP to mla0017@hunter.cuny.edu for the event.

    Tech Thursday Mar 17, 2011

    Stop by the HPEC on March 17th, 2011 from 12-2pm for a Live Broadcast on making connections with ePortfolios. Please RSVP by Tuesday March 15.


    Call for Research Day Abstracts
    The 
    5th annual SHP-SON-SHS Brookdale Campus Research Day will be held on May 11, 2011 from 4-7pm.  Abstracts for poster presentations are currently being accepted until April 15, 2011.  For more information please click here.

    CDC-TV Fighting the Flu
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just released a new video clip on Fighting the Flu.  Click here to view the video.


    Celebrate Latino Health and Culture March 15, 2011
    The Latino Health Fellowship Initiative is hosting its 4th annual event celebrating Latino health and culture. The event will be held at Brookdale Campus on March 15, 2011 between 1:30-6pm.  Stop by the lobby for
    information on internship opportunities (1:30pm), Zumba and Salsa lessons (2:00pm), refreshments, and a book presentation (3:30pm).

    Attention Public Health Students
    March is National Nutrition month.  Help raise awareness on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits!
    Below is a list of Nutrition related videos available at the center for your viewing.
    • Supersize Me - Call#8034
    • Human Nutrition Programs - Call#8189-8191
    • Challenges and Rewards: Focus on Nutrition (Parts I&II) - Call#6268-6269
    • CNN Today: Nutrition, Vol 1 - Call#6656-6657
    • Nutrition: Making a Difference in Supermarkets - Call#6593
    • Nutrition: Making a Difference in Schools - Call#6597
    Tech Thursday Mar 10, 2011

    Stop by the HPEC on March 10th, 2011 from 12-2pm for a Live Broadcast on creating online learning modules. Please RSVP by Tuesday March 8.


    Tech Thursday March 3, 2011

    Stop by the HPEC on March 3rd, 2011 from 12-2pm for a Live Broadcast on teaching and learning from different locations using web-based conferencing. Please RSVP by Tuesday March 1.


    Welcome Ms. Jennifer De Jesus
    The HPEC welcomes Ms. Jennifer De Jesus as the newest member of its evening staff. Ms. De Jesus is a student in the Macaulay Honors College and also a film reviewer for the Center for Health Media and Policy (CHMP) at Hunter College. Her reviews can be found on the CHMP website.


    Tech Thursday Feb 24, 2011

    Stop by the HPEC on Feb 24th, 2011 from 12-2pm for a Live Broadcast on combining social science, mathematics, and technology to bring large data sets to life.


    Tech Thursday Feb 17, 2011

    Stop by the HPEC on Feb 17th, 2011 from 12-2pm for a Live Broadcast on eBooks and other online materials.

    Please refer to the flyer for more details.  


    FITT 2011: Call for Proposals
    The President's Initiative for Faculty Innovation in Teaching with Technology (FITT) is accepting proposals for innovative ideas to increase student engagement via the use of technology.  

    For more information about the FITT program and to submit a proposal for 2011, please visit the website: FITT.
    Proposals must be submitted online through this form by Feb 18, 2011.

    Attention Faculty
    Any faculty member wishing to create an account for Adobe Connect Pro should contact the ICIT Help Desk at helpdesk@hunter.cuny.edu or (212)772-4357.

    Bill Gates Comes to Hunter College
    Bill Gates comes to Hunter Jan 31st to discuss polio eradication. To watch the live webcast, please visit www.gatesfoundation.org on Monday, Jan 31st at 9:30am.  
    The webcast will also be available on demand following the event.


    Tech Thursday Live Broadcast

    Stop by the HPEC on Feb 10th, 2011 from 12-2pm for a Live Broadcast covering ways to use the web to share resources, ideas, and teaching materials among professional colleagues.

    Please refer to the flyer for more details.  


    Spring Semester Starts Next Week
    To ensure a smooth start into the Spring semester, we would like to ask faculty members to please schedule appointments with us for classroom equipment training.

    Attention Faculty
    It is not too late to stop by the HPEC with your syllabus so we can provide video recommendations that will complement your course this semester.


    Congratulations Mr. Martin Dornbaum, HPEC Director
    Congratulations to Mr. Martin Dornbaum on his appointment as a Senior Fellow at the Center for Health Media and Policy (CHMP) at Hunter College.  As a Senior Fellow, Mr. Dornbaum will work with public health advocates and health care professionals to raise their voices to influence policies that will create more equitable, cost-effective health care system through research and strategic use of media.

    Attention Faculty Researchers
    Due to the UPH Site Visit next week, the ORGS will be closed from Wednesday to Friday, December 15-17th.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

    Care of Aging and Infirm Inmates
    The Hunter College School of Urban Public Health and Prof. Lester N. Wright, M.D., MPH will host a seminar on Public Health and Corrections.  The session will be held in the Osborn Room on December 8, 2010 from 8:30-9:45am.  
    RSVP to dlevi@hunter.cuny.edu or (212)481-4324.

    Please see above flyer for more details.


    Attention Nursing and Public Health Students
    December 1st is World AIDS Day and this year's theme is Universal Access and Human Rights.  Visit the HPEC to watch some related films. A few hot picks are listed below.
    • Call#8011 - 3 Girls I Know... HIV/AIDS
    • Call#8108 - And The Band Played On - HIV/AIDS
    • Call#6485 - Center For Disease Control: Twenty Years Of AIDS

    Budgets and Budget Justification Workshop
    The Office of Research Administration will be conducting a workshop on Budgets and Budget Justifications on December 1, 2010 from 1-3pm.
    RSVP to mla0017@hunter.cuny.edu

    For more information, please see the flyer above.


    Integrating Lifecourse, Environmental, Molecular and Epigenetic Epidemiology
    The CUNY School of Public Health is hosting Epidemiology and Biostatistics Seminar Series at Brookdale Campus.  On Wednesday, Nov 17, 2010 from 4-5:30pm, Miguel Porta, MD, PhD, will be speaking about Integrating Lifecourse, Environmental, Molecular and Epigenetic Epidemiology.  

    For more information, please click the image above.


    Constitutionality, Prevention, & More

    The AcademyHealth Student Chapter at Hunter College is sponsoring an in depth discussion on Constitutionality, Prevention, etc.  Special guests Dr. John McDonough, former Senior Adviser to the US Senate HELP Committee, Frances Paris and Bill Martin, Esq. from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will be speaking.  

    The discussion will be held on November 9th, 2010 from 6-7:30pm in the Osborn Room (Mezzanine Level of Brookdale Campus).  

    Please see the flyer above for more details.


    Tech Thursday Live Broadcast

    Stop by the HPEC on November 18th, 2010 from 12-2pm for a Live Broadcast covering ways to use the web to share resources, ideas, and teaching materials among professional colleagues.

    Please refer to the flyer for more details.  



    New Enhanced Classroom!
    The East Lounge has been converted to an Enhanced Classroom and currently houses two projectors, a computer, and a DVD/VHS system.  

    Institutional Review Board (IRB) Q&A Session
    The Hunter College IRB will be holding a "Cookies and Comments" session in the Osborn Room on October 26, 2010 from 2-4pm.  The session is open to both faculty and students.
    Stop by and have a cookie!


    New Conference Room
    Room W628 has been converted to a new conference space.  The room is now a Level 2 classroom and houses a computer, flatscreen monitor, and DVD/VHS system.

    Please note: Room W401 is no longer an enhanced classroom.


    Attention Faculty
    A video covering the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) briefing discussing recommendations for expanding access, improving quality, and reducing cost in the American health care system, is available for viewing at the HPEC. The meeting, led by Donna E. Shalala and Linda Burnes Bolton, addressed a range of system changes, including innovative ways to improve health care quality and address the health care work force shortage that continues to threaten the availability and quality of care in the United States.  

    If you would like to view this video, please ask for Call#8211 at the HPEC.

    Welcome back Mr. Shawn McGinniss
    We would like to extend a warm welcome back to Mr. Shawn McGinniss, the new project coordinator for NYC Nursing Education Consortium in Technology (NYCNECT).  We look forward to working with Mr. McGinniss on developing teaching and learning tools to increase the use of simulation, informatics, telehealth and other nursing technologies throughout CUNY.     

    Attention Public Health Students
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!  Below is a list of related videos available for viewing at the HPEC.
    • Call#8074 - Secrets for Reducing your Breast Cancer Risk
    • Call#5820 - Breast Cancer at Time of Diagnosis
    • Call#5685 - Women's Health Series Breast Cancer: Replacing Fear with Facts
    • Call#5899-5904 - Journey to Recovery for Women with Breast Cancer and Their Partners
    PowerPoint Workshop
    On October 19th from 12-2pm, Mrs. Nancy Guerrero, a media specialist, will host a workshop demonstrating how to make posters using PowerPoint. The workshop will be held in room E016.

    Attention Senior Nursing Students
    The NLN's Pharmacology Exam will be administered on September 28, 2010.  The test will be held in rooms E015, E016 and the Library Computer Lab.

    New Smart Classroom!
    The East Lounge is currently being updated and will soon become the newest smart classroom at Brookdale Campus.  

    Faculty Equipment Training
    We offer training at the HPEC for all your classroom audio/visual needs.  Please stop by for training to ensure a smooth transition into the start of the school year!

    Attention Faculty
    It is not too late to submit your class syllabus!  Stop by the HPEC today with your syllabus so we can provide video recommendations that will complement your course.

    Welcome back Mrs. Nancy Guerrero
    We're looking forward to the return of Mrs. Nancy Guerrero, Blackboard Specialist, who will be available every Tuesday (10am-5pm) in the Fall semester to work with faculty and staff at Brookdale.  Mrs. Guerrero will be available for Blackboard support at the ORGS PC Lab on the Mezzanine Level.


    Attention Nursing Students
    The following pharmacology videos are now available at the HPEC for your viewing.
    • Multiple Meds - Call#8200
    • Administering Oral, Topical, Suppository and Inhalant Medications - Call#8201
    • Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Nursing Implications - Call#8202
    • Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Sulfonamides and Penicillins - Call#8203
    • Anti-Infective Medication Therapy: Cephalosporins, Aminoglycosides, Marcrolides and Quinolones - Call#8204
    Attention Public Health Students
    August is Children's Eye Health & Safety Month and Eye Injury Prevention Month!

    Below is a list of related videos available at the HPEC for your viewing.
    • The Split Second - Call#5927
    • Caring for your Eyes: A Look at Mature Eye Conditions - Call#6674
    • Protecting Your Newborn - Call#5927
    Classroom Updates
    New projectors with sharper and brighter image quality have been installed in W417 and W517.

    Welcome Ms. Alla Vasilenko
    The HPEC welcomes Ms. Alla Vasilenko as the new Morning Supervisor.

    Attention Public Health Students
    July is UV Safety Month and Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month.  Help spread awareness and don't forget to use sunblock!

    Below is a list of related videos available at the HPEC for your viewing.
    • Melanoma: Reducing the Risk - Call#6035
    • Discoveries: Exploring Options in Arthritis Management - Call#6257
    • Arthritis (Osteoarthritis) At Time of Diagnosis - Call#5818
    • 5 Steps for Living with Arthritis - Call#5810 
    Attention Public Health Students
    June 27th is HIV Testing Day - Help promote early diagnosis and HIV testing!

    Below is a list of HIV-related videos available at the HPEC for your viewing.
    • AIDS 25 Years Later - Call#8126
    • Frontline Presents: The Age of AIDS - Call#8085
    • Surviving AIDS - Call#8133
    • 3 Girls I Know...HIV/AIDS - Call#8011
    • Ending AIDS: The Search for a Vaccine - Call#8079
    • HIV Risk Reduction: Using Male Condoms - Call#8094
    • Yesterday - Call#8095
    Congratulations Ms. Alexandra Vodyanyuk
    We would like to congratulate Ms. Alexandra Vodyanyuk on her recent acceptance into the Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing.  We wish her the best of luck in her studies. 

    Attention Public Health and Nursing Students
    Domestic Violence: Violence Against Women, a computer program, is now available.

    Goal of the Program
    :
    To help health care providers become familiar with, and screen victims for, domestic violence.

    Description of Units in Program:

    Unit 1: Covers facts about domestic violence that are often misunderstood.  These misunderstandings need to be corrected before effective interventions can be planned

    Unit 2: Four topics that are basic to understanding how to deal with domestic violence:

    • Definition of domestic violence
    • Incidence and demographics
    • Types of abuse
    • Dynamics of domestic violence
    Unit 3: The Cycle of Domestic Violence: 3 phases
    Unit 4: Screening, Assessment, and Intervention
    Unit 5: Practice tests

    Attention Physical Therapy Students

    The following programs are now available in our computer rooms:
    • Gait: An Interactive Tutorial
    • Joint Mobilization: Techniques for Managing Restricted Range of Motion
    Attention Public Health Students
    May is Mental Health Month. Help promote and educate the public about mental health and decrease stigma about mental illness.
    Below is a list of related films available at the HPEC for your viewing.
    • Frontline: The New Asylums - Call#8066
    • West 47th Street - Call#8080
    • Legal and Ethical Issues for Mental Health Professionals (Disc 1&2) - Call#8179-8180
    Attention Nursing Students
    The following programs are now available in our computer rooms:
    • IV Therapy Skills
    • Interactive Wound Care: CD-ROM for Health Professionals
    Attention Nutrition Students
    The following Nutrition films are now available:
    • Human Nutrition: An
      Introduction - Call#8189
    • Macronutrients:
      Proteins - Call#8190
    • Micronutrients:
      Vitamins - Call#8191
    Attention Environmental Health Science Students
    The following Environmental Health Science films are now available:
    • Hurricanes Katrina & Rita Response - Call#8185
    • Starmet Radiation Site - Call#8186
    • Three Rivers Pollution Response - Call#8187
    • Vineland Chemical EPA Site - Call#8188
    Attention Nursing Students
    The Diagnostic Readiness Test (DRT) for Senior nursing students will be held in rooms E015 and E016 on the following dates:
    • April 7, 2010
      10am - 2pm
    • April 8, 2010
      12pm - 4pm
    • April 12, 2010
      10am - 2pm
    Attention Public Health Students
    April 5-11 is National Public Health Week.  Help by promoting good health in our communities!
    Below are related videos available for viewing at the HPEC.
    • Health and the Built Environment: The Effects of Where We Live, Work and Play - Call#8099
    • Unnatural Causes...is inequality making us sick? - Call#8130
    • Sicko - Call#8131
    • Principles of Public Health (Parts 1-7) - Call#6366-6372
    Attention Public Health Students
    April is National Autism Awareness Month and Alcohol Awareness Month. Help shed light on those who suffer from Autism and recognize the serious problem of alcohol abuse!
    Below is a list of related films/CDs available at the Center for your viewing.

    Autism
    • Children with Autism - Call#6568
    • Talk to Me: Children with Autism - Call#6613
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders & the SCERTS Model: A Comprehensive Educational Approach Tape (1-3) - Call#6615-6617
    Alcohol
    • Addiction - Why Can't They Just Stop? (Disc1-4) - Call#8109-8112
    • Working with Alcohol/Substance Affected Families: Intervention - Call#6449
    • Alcohol Abuse in Women - Call#5845
    • Alcohol 101 (CD) - #44
    Welcome Mr. Bradley LeBoeuf
    The HPEC welcomes Mr. Bradley LeBoeuf as the new evening technical assistant.

    Attention Faculty
    Dr. Makram Talih, Statistician, will be available Thursdays from 12:30-2:30pm in the ORGS PC Lab on the Mezzanine Level.
    Dr. Talih can be reached at his new number, 212-481-4433, or via email at makram.talih@hunter.cuny.edu.  


    Attention Faculty
    Mrs. Nancy Guerrero, Blackboard Specialist, will be available for one-on-one consultations, departmental training requests and technical assistance every Tuesday in the ORGS PC Lab on the Mezzanine Level.  To arrange a meeting please contact her via email (eguerrer@hunter.cuny.edu) or phone at  212-650-3952.

    Wireless Service in 2nd Floor Smart Classrooms
    Wireless Internet access is now available in Smart Classrooms W218, W232, W235 and W237

    Attention Students and Faculty
    February is American Heart Month. Wear red and join the battle against heart disease!
    Come in to watch a film or use a CD related to Heart Health.  Below are some suggested titles.
    • The Hidden Epidemic: Heart Disease in America - Call#8128
    • The How's Your Heart Test - Call#5245
    • The Total Heart (CD) - #40
    Attention Faculty
    Mrs. Nancy Guerrero, Blackboard Specialist, will return to the HPEC Spring 2010.  If Blackboard assistance is needed throughout Winter Session contact the Technology Resource Center at 212-650-3358 or Mrs. Guerrero via email at eguerrer@hunter.cuny.edu.

    Attention Public Health Students
    January 17-23 is Healthy Weight Week.  Come in to watch Healthy Weight related videos at the Center.  Some available titles are included below.
    • Frontline: Diet Wars - Call#8065
    • Science of Fat - Call#8062
    • CNN Today: Nutrition, Vol 1 - Call#6656-6657
    Attention Public Health Students
    January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease!  January is also Cervical Cancer Awareness Month! Help highlight issues related to cervical cancer, HPV disease and the importance of early detection.
    The list below includes several related films available for your viewing at the HPEC.

    Glaucoma
    • Caring for Your Eyes: A Look at Mature Eye Conditions - Call#6674)
    • The Natural Process of Aging - Call#6744
    Cervical Cancer
    • Taking Control of Your Health: The Pap Test and Cervical Cancer - Call#5704
    • Women are Pathologists - Call#6569
    Updates in Computer Lab E015
    New computers are currently being purchased and installed in Computer Lab E015.  Special thanks to Dr. Frank Steen, CIO and Chris Thompson, ICIT.

    Improved Wireless Signal - 2nd Floor West Building
    ICIT has upgraded wireless service on the 2nd floor of the West Building.

    New Enhanced Classrooms - Fall 2009
    Rooms W401, W601, W603 and W605 have been converted to Enhanced Classrooms. They are now equipped with a flat-screen television, 
    computer, Internet access and VHS & DVD units.

    Computer Lab E015
    Now Open 24/7
    Computer Lab E015 is now accessible 24/7. For access to this lab just swipe your Hunter OneCard. 
    For questions or concerns
    regarding this room please e-mail OneCard@hunter.cuny.edu.

    Attention Nursing Students
    Expertise in medication calculation and administration is essential to the treatment of all patients.  To practice your medication calculation skills we recommend the following programs:
    • Meds: NCLEX RN Success
    • Clinical Nursing Concepts and Skills (parenteral and non parenteral)
    • Math General Hospital 1, 2, and 3.
    • Nurses Procalc
    • Starship Health Wise
    Welcome Mr. Jared Kutzin
    We would like to welcome Mr. Jared Kutzin, Program Specialist for Simulation Technology, who will be working in the Nursing Lab alongside Chief Lab Technician Ann Woodstock-Wallace and Lab Technician Marvin Sanon.

    Welcome back to Mrs. Nancy Guerrero
    We're looking forward to the return of Mrs. Nancy Guerrero, Blackboard Specialist, who will be available every Tuesday (10am-5pm) in the Fall semester to work with faculty and staff at Brookdale.  Ms. Guerrero will be available for Blackboard support at the ORGS PC Lab on the Mezzanine Level.

    Welcome back to Dr. Makram Talih, PhD
    We would like to welcome back Dr. Makram Talih as the Statistical Consultant for ORGS. He will be available every Thursday from 12:30pm to 2:30 pm
    at the PC Lab on the Mezzanine.  

    Welcome - Fall 2009
    HPEC would like to extend a warm welcome to new students and faculty at the Brookdale Campus. HPEC offers a wealth of learning and technology resources for students and faculty in nursing and the health professions, including instructional materials, a massive health media library, and educational and test preparation software. Be sure to stop by the Mezzanine of the West Building for a tour!

    Upgrades for Summer 2009
    Over the course of the summer, HPEC will be updating more classrooms with computer stations, projectors, and other instructional equipment.  The rooms scheduled for upgrades include W401, W601, W603, W605, W203, W204, and W205. All classrooms with embedded technology will also offer laptop connectivity, allowing for faculty and students to use their own laptops if desired.  HPEC remains committed to making improvements to ensure faculty and students have access to the f.

    Congratulations to our Students
    Congratuations to our graduating students!  You are on your way to becoming certified healthcare professionals. In an effort to help
    students prepare for the state board certification exams, we have up-to-date test preparation resources available at our learning center.  

    New Projectors Installed in Rooms W232 and @235
    HPEC installed two new projectors in W232 and W235, which offer higher intensity output and better image quality.

    IMPORTANT!
    Avoiding Medication Errors and Preventing Needlestick Injuries - Meeting on May 5, 2009
    Video recording of SON's meeting on Medication Errors and Needlestick Injuries is now available on DVD (Call#8155). All Nursing 312 and Nursing 412 students who have missed the meeting should watch this DVD.


    Preventing Needlestick Injuries in Healthcare Settings
    HPEC recommends the following DVDs as safety precautions for nursing students practicing in hospital or clinical settings.  Needlestick injuries are a serious safety concern among nursing staff, and can transmit various blood-borne pathogens such as hepatitis and HIV.  The CDC has additional safety tips on preventing needlestick injuries at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2000-108/
    • Needlestick Prevention Training Video (DVD# 8154)
    • Workplace Blood borne Pathogens In Healthcare, Training Video (DVD # 8106)
    Preventing Medication Errors
    Another extremely serious concern for early-career nurses and nursing students is how to prevent medication errors.  This video can serve as a refresher prior to beginning working in a clincal or hospital setting.
    • Remaking American Medicine: Health Care for the 21st Century (DVD # 8084)
    RN Practice Exam for a Limited Time
    The Alternate-Item RN Practice Examination will be available on a limited license from March 25, 2009 until April 8, 2009 at the HPEC Computer Lab. Please make an appointment at the front desk and we will provide you with an exam code. This exam features NCLEX-style questions which will be graded by the National League for Nursing (NLN). You must complete this exam by the license expiration date. Good Luck!

    New Enhanced Classrooms
    Rooms W202, W218, and W403 have been upgraded with new equipment. Rooms W202 (Nutrition Lab) and W218 are equipped with a projector, a computer with internet access, and VHS & DVD capability. W403 has a flat-screen television in lieu of a projector, a computer with internet access, and VHS & DVD capability. Please refer to our Classroom Comparison Chart for additional information.

    New Website
    HPEC is pleased to announce the unveiling of its new website. We feel the new site is more informative, organized and better conveys the services and resources the HPEC has to offer.  Feel free to take a look around and provide us with your feedback!  There is a Feedback form on our Contact page.  We would love to hear what you think.  New features will be added periodically.