Category Archives: Campus

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Zip lining – students hitting outdoors

The student Government Association (SGA) successful completed the zip lining activity scheduled on Saturday 20th October 2018 at the Treetop Adventure Park Dennery, St. Lucia. We were able to strengthen the spirit of solidarity and unity among students by pulling together nursing, medical and clinical students under one umbrella regardless of the different school work […]

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Clinical rotations in Trinidad and Tobago

We are happy to inform you that clinical rotations in Trinidad and Tobago has been confirmed and is ready to commence from the second week of September. The rotations can be done at two different hospitals: 1. Arima Diagnostic Centre and Research Hospital – Trinidad 2. Tobago Hospital Initial placement will commence with Arima for […]

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SGA Community Outreach

The student government association (SGA) community outreach program held on Saturday, 28th July 2018 was successful. Members of the SGA visited the New Beginnings Transition Home, Cas en Bas, St Lucia. We met with the children resident at the home who were very excited to see us and we interacted with them. We played games […]

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Election of new AMSA-AIMU Board Members

The election of new AMSA-AIMU Board Members took place on July 19th 2018. Standard procedure was upheld during this election with the students competing for President and Vice President meeting the 3.0 GPA criteria. The voting process was done via computers with the help of the IT department of AIMU. Congratulations to the new AMSA-AIMU […]

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AIMU Sports meet Summer 18 Organized by SGA

Participation in school sports provides a sense of belonging and being part of a team or group. You interact with your peers in a friendly manner. You learn to consider the interests of your teammates and to practice mutual respect and cooperation. The risk of blood pressure, heart disease, osteoporosis and other chronic diseases is […]

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Health humanities @ AIMU Summer 2018

Health humanities is using subjects traditionally known as the humanities like literature, philosophy, music, drama, paintings among others for specific purposes in health education. A health humanities module was offered to the second semester basic science medical and to the nursing students at AIMU during the Summer 18 semester (May-August). The module used small group, […]

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SGA Hike to Gros Piton, the second highest peak in Saint Lucia

The student Government Association took the initiative of arranging a hike to Gros Piton after the first block exams which was fun, recreational, and refreshing to the body. On arrival at the Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF) camp at the base of the hill, the students were assigned 8 tour guards who patiently and closely directed […]

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Three semesters of interprofessional learning

Interprofessional learning (IPL) is defined as occasions when two or more professionals learn with, from and about one another to facilitate collaboration in practice. The American International Medical University (AIMU) offers courses in both medicine and nursing creating opportunities for collaboration and IPL. A health humanities module was initiated during the Fall 17 semester for […]

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Flipped classroom in Pharmacology

Active learning strategies and self-directed learning (SDL) are becoming increasingly important in medical education. Students should develop SDL skills to make sense of the increasing amount of new information and to be prepared for practice. The number of new drugs and therapies are constantly increasing in pharmacology and staying abreast of recent developments remains a […]

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AIMU and cricket

AIMU campus is located near The Daren Sammy Cricket Ground where International Cricket games, Caribbean Premier League and other domestic cricket games are played. The Indian Cricket Team came to the stadium to play a test match against West Indies on Aug 9th-13th 2016. AIMU students did not miss the opportunity to pose for some […]