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Dominican University NY Offers Free Classes to EMS & Healthcare Professionals

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ORANGEBURG, NY – Dominican University NY is thrilled to announce an exciting opportunity for EMS and healthcare sector professionals with a bachelor’s degree. The first ten accepted applicants for the January 2024 Health Informatics Certificate will have the tuition waived for the first semester’s classes.  

This offer aims to alleviate financial burdens and encourage more individuals to pursue additional education and training. Those who earn a Certificate in Public Health Informatics & Technology (PHIT) at Dominican will receive the education, support, and internship opportunities necessary to excel in their careers. 

 The goal of the Health Informatics curriculum is to strengthen the ability of healthcare professionals to utilize data science to better react to health care emergencies, better collect and analyze public health records, leverage the opportunities provided by today’s technology, and elevate the diversity in the health care workforce. The Certificate offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of EMS and healthcare professionals, empowering them to make a difference in the field.

Dominican University is one of only ten colleges nationwide, and the only institution in the tri-state, to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to develop a PHIT curriculum. The effort is supported by a notable group of consortium members including Bon Secours Charity Health System, CorEvitas, Cornerstone Family Healthcare, EmpiRx Health, Mount Sinai Health System, and the New York State Department of Health. 

Dominican University NY’s commitment to supporting the professional growth of EMS and healthcare sector professionals underscores its dedication to the community and the vital role these individuals play in ensuring the well-being of society. The PHIT Certificate curriculum is led by a team of experienced faculty members who bring their real-world expertise to the classroom ensuring that students receive practical, up-to-date training that is directly applicable to their work in the field. Recognizing the demanding schedules of EMS and healthcare professionals, the Certificate offers flexible learning options, including online classes and evening courses, allowing students to balance their education with their career responsibilities. 

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for the January 2024 class as soon as possible to take advantage of this unique opportunity. For application details and additional information, please visit https://www.duny.edu/certificate-in-public-health-informatics-and-technology-phit/ . Prospective students interested in learning more about the PHIT Certificate should email Assistant Professor Carrie Boericke at [email protected].

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Clarkstown Police Were On The Scene Of A One Car Accident In Nanuet

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Clarkstown Police units were on the scene of a one car accident in the area of Church St & Norwood Pl. in Nanuet. Nanuet FD and Nanuet Ambulance on scene. The sole occupant was transported to an area hospital by Nanuet Community Ambulance Corps

                     PLEASE DO NOT DRIVE AND TEXT, THIS IS WHAT CAN HAPPEN.

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The Clarkstown Police Department Is Committed To Ensuring The Safety Of All Drivers, Passengers And Pedestrians On Our Roadways

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The Clarkstown Police Department is committed to ensuring the safety of all drivers, passengers and pedestrians on our roadways.
The national distracted driving high visibility enforcement (HVE) campaign kicks off April 1 with a new tagline, Put the Phone Away or Pay. This distracted driving enforcement campaign reminds drivers of the deadly dangers and the legal consequences – including fines – of distracted driving.
Distracted driving is not just a thoughtless mistake. It is a deadly trend on American roadways, and it is getting worse. We must all do our part.
32,657 people died in distraction-affected crashes over the 10-year period from 2012 to 2021. In 2021 there were 3,522 people killed and an estimated additional 362,415 people injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes involving distracted drivers. This was an increase of 380 fatalities compared to 2020.

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