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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | The Labyrinth
    they enter a different circuit As they shift their direction they also shift their awareness from right brain to left brain This is one of the reasons the labyrinth can induce receptive states of consciousness and why it is thought to be so helpful in clearing the mind An ancient meditative art form whose design can serve as a metaphor of a person s life journey a labyrinth helps walkers circle inward to the center of their soul The labyrinth s center represents moving toward a goal and allowing one to release suppressed emotions in order to arrive at a solution as one turns around in order to work one s way back As nursing students walk into the building each day they can use the labyrinth as a way to shift gears from their often hectic personal lives and help them prepare for a day of learning Cooley says As they leave the building they can use it again as a way to absorb everything they learned that day and prepare them mentally for clinical work their family commitments whatever they have facing them Plus nursing care begins within if nurses don t take care of themselves physically emotionally and spiritually they cannot take care of others to the best of their abilities Labyrinths have been used for over 4 000 years by almost every major religion in the world and have been an integral part of the Native American Greek Celtic and Mayan cultures During the Crusades labyrinths were used to represent a pilgrimage to the Holy Land There are two basic types of labyrinths the Cretan and the Chartres The Cretan labyrinth is named after the island of Crete and takes the walker into seven arc circuits in which the center is a cross The Chartres which

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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | Committed to Excellence
    our nursing students and faculty have worked in places that were borrowed or rented not a place that you could identify as a nursing school UT Health Science Center at Houston President James T Willerson M D said Nevertheless our school is ranked in the top 10 percent of graduate nursing schools in the country Imagine what may happen once we are in our new facility In partnership with The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston the nursing school has just started offering a three semester accelerated baccalaureate nursing program The Accelerated BACC 2 will cut nearly in half the time needed to become a qualified nurse helping address the state s critical nursing shortage The first program to train emergency nurse practitioners was created at the UT School of Nursing It is the only nursing school in Texas offering a clinical nursing doctorate degree a master s in oncology nursing and sub specialty training in addictions nursing and clinical research management education The national average for male enrollment in nursing school is less than 5 percent At the UT School of Nursing it is about 20 percent This building will be a national model for other campuses Dean

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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | Space to Learn and Grow
    with the lowest two levels containing the public spaces the third and fourth floors having teaching spaces and the top four floors providing office and seminar spaces with the Dean s suite on the top floor A two story open air space carved from the lower levels allows the entrance and the main public spaces to be oriented toward the green space of Grant Fay Park The east side of the school which is primarily glass will look out onto the park The new building which was financed through a combination of funding sources will have 23 classrooms totaling 18 700 square feet capable of seating 880 students at any one time It will have two classrooms capable of holding 100 people and four classrooms with a capacity of between 60 and 100 students each The main auditorium will accommodate 200 people The new nursing skills lab in the will hold 32 beds compared to just 24 in the current space Twelve individual patient rooms will be available instead of only four now There even will be an outdoor labyrinth adjacent to the building This fits with our goal of creating nurturing and healing environments on our campus said Dean

    Original URL path: https://nursing.uth.edu/about/sonscc/grow.htm (2013-06-13)
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