Learning initiatives that WellSpan supported in 2013

December 10, 2013
Initiatives we support Our progress in 2013
Clinical Trials More than 700 patients participated in the following trial categories: breast cancer, prostate cancer, skin cancer, esophageal cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, cancer of the head and neck, depression in cancer patients receiving radiotherapy, coronary artery disease, coronary artery stents, cardiac arrest, chronic heart disease, seizures in adults and pediatrics, cervical dystonia, facial paralysis, pneumonia, orthopedic treatment and prevention, lung function and pain management
Medical Education More than 675 residents, visiting medical students and visiting residents cared for patients who don’t have a primary care physician. These professionals provide outreach and education for the community, and they often stay in our community long after their training is complete

WellSpan York Hospital actively participated in training for nurses and allied health professionals, including clinical pastoral care, pharmacy residencies and internships, clinical laboratory science, nurse anesthetists, respiratory care, radiography, nuclear medicine technology and continuing education for emergency medical service personnel

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