UIC College of Nursing Group Launches Cable TV Series on Health Affairs

Dr. Valentine and guest in CAN-TV studio.

Dr. Nancy Valentine along with a number of other health experts from the UIC College of Nursing have launched a new cable TV series.  The series is called "Health Affairs from A to Z" and appears on local cable station CAN-TV.  The purpose of the show is to bring practical solutions to the attention of the consumer as people attempt to navigate through the complexities of the health care system and secondly, to improve citizen's health status by taking key actions that demonstrate active participation in health behaviors that make a difference.

"Health Affairs from A to Z" made its debut on May 18th and is available through YouTube on the following page.  Six segments are currently available.  See below for list.

Dr. Valentine is Associate Dean for Practice, Policy and Partnerships of the Institute for Health Care Innovation (IHCI) and Clinical Professor in the Department of Health Systems Science.

List of Available Segments

Health Affairs from A to Z (5/18/16) - link
Registered dietitian Cindy Klinger joins the health experts from UIC College of Nursing and gives insight on eating healthy during the summer months. This show was recorded on May 18, 2016 at Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

Health Affairs from A to Z (5/25/16) - link
Health experts at the U.I.C. College of Nursing discuss the effects of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and whether a person can recover from it. This program was recorded on May 25, 2016 at Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

Talk Therapy: Vital to your Health (6/1/16) - link
Representatives of U.I.C. College of Nursing discuss talk therapy, with Cynthia Handrup, DNP, APN, PMHCNS-BC. This program was recorded on June 1, 2016 at Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

Health Affairs from A to Z (6/8/16) - link
PTSD-Part Two: Health experts at the U.I.C. College of Nursing continue the conversation on the effects of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and whether a person can recover from it. With guest Marsha Snyder, PhD, PMHNP/CNS, BC, CADC. This program was recorded on June 8, 2016 at Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

Health Affairs from A to Z (6/15/16) - link
Health experts at U.I.C. College of Nursing discuss children’s mental health- how to help a moody child and how to recognize when a child’s moods become a problem. With Julie Carbray, PHD, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC. This program was recorded on June 15, 2016 at Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).

Health Affairs from A to Z (6/22/16) - link
Health experts at U.I.C. discuss treatment for children and adolescents with mood disorders, featuring Julie Carbray, PhD, FPMHNP, PMHCNS, APN-BC. This program was recorded on June 22, 2016 at Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).