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FHU Pre-Professional Health Arts Program to Host Ethics Colloquium

Henderson, Tenn. - Jan 29, 2016

Freed-Hardeman University will host an ethics colloquium January 28, 2016, from 4:30pm - 5:30pm in Ayers Auditorium in the Brown-Kopel Business Center. Josefina D. Batton will discuss ethical issues involved in patient records privacy and electronic health records.

Batton attended Harding University and finished her Bachelor of Science of Nursing at Bethel University in 2007. She earned her master’s in nursing and healthcare systems management in 2012 from Loyola University of New Orleans.

Batton started her career as a registered nurse in 2008 at West Tennessee Healthcare. She has also worked for the Henry County Medical Center as an RN and AseraCare as a hospice case manager. She is currently director of nursing for Paris Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

The Department of Biological, Physical and Human Sciences will host the event in association with the Pre-Professional Health Arts Program. The program, directed by Dwina Willis, is designed to prepare students for careers in the health arts and help them meet admissions criteria for professional degrees. Ethics colloquiums are offered throughout the academic year to assist these students with preparation for the Medical College Admission Test.

For more information about the Pre-Professional Health Arts Program or upcoming ethics colloquiums, visit