Nurse: Patients can improve quality of primary care visits

July 30, 2015

The quality patient visits with a primary care provider can be improved by understanding the way the health care system works and preparing for it, according to
Deborah Tuffield, instructor, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and a nurse practitioner primary care provider at the UCCS HealthCircle Primary Care clinic. She will deliver “How to Talk with Your Health Care Provider: Strategies to Get the Most Out of an Office Visit” at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at the UCCS Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences, 4863 North Nevada Ave.

Three to lead UCCS efforts at South Denver

July 28, 2015

Three University of Colorado Colorado Springs faculty members representing two colleges will be the first to offer courses at the new CU South Denver campus in Douglas County. Jacqueline Berning, professor and chair of health (More)

Tricare members now covered at HealthCircle

July 27, 2015

Faculty and staff who use Tricare, the health insurance program for military members and families, can now access primary care services at the UCCS HealthCircle clinics within the Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences. (More)

Gala to celebrate former dean, endowed chair effort

July 27, 2015

An event to ensure the legacy of a Colorado Springs health care visionary is scheduled for 3 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Lane Center for Academic Health Sciences.

Friends, family and colleagues of Carole Schoffstall, dean emerita the late dean of nursing and health sciences at UCCS, will celebrate Schoffstall’s contributions to Colorado Springs health care and share plans to create an endowed faculty position in her memory at an Aug. 2 gala.

In Memory: James Colvin

July 27, 2015

A celebration of life service for former James Colvin, a retired senior instructor in the Department of Political Science, is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. July 28 at Swan Law Funeral Home, 501 N. Cascade Avenue. (More)

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