Employee News Online

The latest news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts

The Well Magazine's spring issue features an article about pet therapy dogs providing encouragement and support to patients at UNC Hospitals.

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HEALING TOUCH: Level One Class

Healing Beyond Borders : Healing Touch Certificate - Earn 18 CE Contact Hours by attending this Healing Touch training.

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HEALING TOUCH: Level One Class

Healing Beyond Borders : Healing Touch Certificate - Earn 18 CE Contact Hours by attending this Healing Touch training.

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The Ras Tracker

The Ras Tracker

For more than 20 years, Sharon Campbell, PhD, has been studying Ras, a protein implicated in 30 percent of all cancers. Now she’s on the hunt for alternative ways to shut the protein down.

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Announcing the new Research 101 portal

Are you new to research? Need a refresher in developing a proposal?

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Tar Heel Express Service to the UNC-Liberty Football Game

Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) will provide Tar Heel Express shuttle service on Saturday, Aug. 30, for the UNC football game against Liberty, scheduled for 6 p.m. at Kenan Stadium. Shuttles will begin at 3 p.m. from the Friday Center and 4:30 p.m. from the Southern Village and Jones Ferry Road park-and-rides. Read for more information.

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Writing For Our Lives

James Pennebaker said, "Writing about stressful situations is one of the easiest ways for people to take control of their problems and release negative effects of stress from their bodies and their lives." This writing workshop meets on Mondays at Carolina Pointe II from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. beginning Nov. 3 and ending Dec. 8.

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Writing for Caregivers returns Sept. 16

This weekly writing group, open to anyone in the hospital and the community, returns on Tuesday, Sept. 16, from noon to 1 p.m. in the John Reeves Chapel in N.C. Memorial Hospital. The group will meet at this time every Tuesday through Dec. 16.

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Additional Bereavement Support this Fall

UNC Hospitals Bereavement Support Service is offering a Community Grief Recovery Group this fall. The group is free of charge and open to anyone grieving a death regardless of faith background.

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Course

"Principles & Practices of Complementary and Alternative Medicine" (HBEH 960), also called "Introduction to Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Health Care," is a fall-semester course held on Monday evenings from 6 - 8:50 p.m., from Aug. 25 - Dec. 1, 2014 (omitting Labor Day and Oct. 6). It has been offered since 1995 to medical and other health-profession students, as well as to faculty and staff.

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Day Two: Emerging Leaders Workshop August 21 & 22

This is a two-day professional development opportunity for employees who want to develop their leadership skills.

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Building up Medical Education in Baghdad

Building up Medical Education in Baghdad

A new collaboration between the UNC School of Medicine and the University of Baghdad aims to build a better medical education system throughout Iraq.

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Planned Epic@UNC Downtime Sept. 7 from 3 - 4:30 a.m.

There is a planned Epic@UNC downtime scheduled from 3 - 4:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, Sept. 7. Epic@UNC will be down for 90 minutes while the technical team applies an update, which the team must do on a bi-monthly basis. If you are logged on to the system at that time, you will receive a message requesting that you log off.

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News from HR

On-site visits from Courtyard by Marriott, Employee Benefits, T-Mobile, Royal Park Apartments, and Fidelity, and an update on the value of the NC Pension Fund.

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Tramadol-containing drug products prescription orders default to print instead of e-Rx

Effective Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) deemed all Tramadol-containing drug products to be Controlled Substances placed into Class IV (DEA C-IV). The Epic@UNC drug database was updated to reflect this change and to default any newly written affected prescription orders to “print” rather than “e-Rx”.

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