Educating the next generation of healthcare professionals
The Oxley College of Health Sciences comprises the School of Nursing, Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitative Sciences, and Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The Oxley Health Sciences facility in downtown Tulsa includes high tech classrooms, a high-fidelity simulation center, a research lab and labs for nursing, athletic training and exercise and sports science.
At TU, I had the opportunity to sit with my professors in person, practice my skills in the Lawson Family Nursing Simulation Center and Skills Lab and get excellent experience in my TU-arranged clinical rotations. Alex Button, DNP '19
I’ve always wanted to work with and help people because a desk job is just not for me. And, I really wanted to study abroad … something my TU advisor helped to make happen by offering me a tailored schedule. Ashley Hughes, BS Exercise and Sports Science
DNP student working to improve emergency room transfers for elderly patients
Too many elderly patients face grave health risks when transferred from nursing homes to emergency departments. Amy Thomas wants to change that.
Smarter and stronger: Exercise and sports science alumna earns national certification
Makenna Hittner’s (BS’ 19) career prospects just got a whole lot broader now that she has become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
- Protecting the land, its plants and its people: Incoming nursing student reports on her JumpstartTU encounters in Panama
- Overseas exercises: Recent grad reports on his internship in South Africa
- Doctor of Nursing Practice student aims to help Hispanic women combat heart disease
- Nursing student develops training for childcare workers in Nigeria
- Fighting fatalismo: Improving diabetes self-management in the Hispanic community
- New direction: From exercise and sports science to an MBA in health care delivery sciences
- Tulsa Schweitzer Fellowship celebrates leadership and community service
- Educating emergency department staff on the signs of strangulation