Education institutions and Parkview partnering on Life Science Education and Research Consortium

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News release from Parkview Health:

Education Institutions and Parkview Partnering on Life Science Education and Research Consortium

Several area education institutions, along with Parkview Hospital, have signed a memorandum of understanding with a commitment to establish the Life Science Education and Research Consortium of Northeast Indiana.

(A copy of the memorandum of understanding was provided with the news release.)

Partners include Fort Wayne Community Schools, Huntington University, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast, Trine University, and University of Saint Francis.

The Consortium would utilize existing space on Parkview Hospital’s Randallia campus and serve as a regional initiative to align and leverage education, applied research, business incubation and economic development resources focusing on life sciences and health care.

The Consortium is committed to generating a world-class center with a focus on rehabilitation, senior care and behavioral health.

Each education institution is working collaboratively on programs and services that each entity will offer. (Attached is a list of possible programs and services to be offered).

Today’s announcement demonstrates Parkview’s continued commitment to being a vital asset in the Randallia-area neighborhood. Parkview will continue to provide excellent care to patients and families, now and in the future.

Parkview Hospital’s future at the Randallia campus following the opening of Parkview Regional Medical Center:

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[li]The hospital will have at least 120 beds, all with private rooms[/li]
[li]The patient rooms will be a mix of inpatient acute care, post-acute care and rehabilitation services, including a skilled nursing facility[/li]
[li]A full-service, 24/7 emergency department[/li]
[li]Family birthing services[/li]
[li]Surgery suites[/li]
[li]Select outpatient services[/li]
[li]Physician offices[/li]
[li]Sleep center[/li]


Consortium List

Fort Wayne Community Schools
Project Lead the Way: Biomedical Sciences
Introduction to Allied Health Careers
Certified Nursing Assistant
Introduction to Medical Assisting

Huntington University
Human Resource Management (BS)
Not-for-Profit Leadership (BS)
Nursing (RN-BSN, BS)
Counseling (MA)
Occupational Therapy (MS, DOT)

Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast
General Education
Nursing (AS, LPN) Medical Assisting (AAS) Health Care Support (AAS)
Respiratory Care (AS)
Therapeutic Massage (AAS)
Health Information Technology (AS)

Trine University
Biomechanics/Movement Science Center Healthcare Management (BBA)
Emergency Management (BS) Biomedical Engineering (BE) Engineering Technology (BS) Leadership in Biomedical Regulatory Affairs (MS) Leadership in Non-Profit Management (MS)
Leadership in Healthcare Systems Studies (MS) Physical Therapy (DPT)

University of Saint Francis
Rehabilitation Counseling Certificate
Psychology (research and statistics emphasis (MS)
Nursing (online RN-BSN, MS, DNP) Rehabilitation Psychology/Neuropsychology (PsyD)


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