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COLLEGE OF MENOMINEE NATION – KESHENA, WISCONSIN 1

NURSING AND HEALTH CAREERS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING


April 25, 2008

PRESIDING: L. Taylor, T. Halcsik DATE: April 25, 2008

MEMBERS PRESENT: T. Lawrence, J. Baeten, S. Gallagher-Lepak, TIME: 11:30 AM


D. Powless, S. Venz, J. Waukau
MEMBERS ABSENT: LOCATION: GM210

TOPIC DISCUSSION RECOMMENDATION PERSON


AND/OR ACTION RESPONSIBLE
Welcome and Introductions of advisory board members and affiliations.
Introductions

Approval of Minutes Minutes of October 26, 2008 were approved as amended.

Overview of program Current overview of program and status update presented. See Advisory board reports many coders
Attachment A and B. Currently working from home.
Studies support increased productivity
When working from home.

Advisory board reports a local and


long term decrease in the need for
Medical coders. Reports of software
In development that will replace need
For individual transcriptionists.

Trends seen in health care include


Associate degrees in medical
Informatics or bioinformatics as the
Next high need industry area.

Quality indicators and use in current industry discussed. Recommendation to include quality
Standards in NURS 260.

Marketing plan The board was asked for input into marketing plan. Program The board suggestions included L. Taylor
As well as faculty needs were discussed. Ideas were compiled Valuable marketing strategies for this
Into the attached marketing plan. Program.
COLLEGE OF MENOMINEE NATION – KESHENA, WISCONSIN 2
NURSING AND HEALTH CAREERS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
April 25, 2008

TOPIC DISCUSSION RECOMMENDATION PERSON


AND/OR ACTION RESPONSIBLE
Community input Board reports program still relatively unknown in local Marketing plan will be initiated L. Taylor
Community.

Assistance Advisroy board asked for donation of any unused equipment


That might be used for the nursing skills lab.

Blog Advisory board reports good use of blog for updates and
Communication. Members receive notification of new posts
And updates.

Adjournment Meeting was adjourned at 1:20 pm.

Submitted by Respectfully submitted by

Linda D. Taylor