Carla Mariano, Interim Nursing Program Director, Published on The Hill

In a recent article published on The Hill, Carla Mariano, the interim program director of the PCOM Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program and President of the American Holistic Nurses Association, discusses the problems in modern healthcare’s discusses how holistic nursing offers an incredible opportunity for positive change: “The interactions in health care can be brief …

Greg Lane, PCOM-SD Clinic Director, Published in Occupational Health and Safety Magazine

Greg Lane, DACM, LAc, our San Diego campus’ Director of Clinical Services, was recently published in the Occupational Health and Safety Magazine. Greg shared “8 Tips for Managing Stress and Anxiety in the Workplace”, beginning with self-care at home: “Make sure you get enough sleep. The actual amount differs from person to person, so pay attention to how …

Article in Latitudes: Community Access to Health Information Training in San Diego

The Pacific College of Oriental College (PCOM) received an NNLM PSR Express Outreach Award in 2016 to conduct a collaborative health information program in San Diego to increase community awareness and promote access to NLM/NIH online resources in a series of training workshops and outreach conference exhibits. Working collaboratively with eight partnering organizations, who hosted …

PCOM Faculty Christine Cronin and Erin Raskin Featured in Mission Valley News for Work with Veterans

PCOM faculty members Christine Cronin and Erin Raskin were recently featured in Mission Valley News for all of their great work at our externship Veterans Clinic in San Diego. Christine and Erin share their passion for traditional Chinese medicine with the large veterans community in San Diego by hosting a free clinic for vets and …

PCOM on Traditional Chinese Medicine Applied to Birthing

Chinese medicine can be used in a variety of ways to promote fetal and maternal health during both the pregnancy and postpartum periods. Research has shown that acupuncture, for example, can be a safe, effective, drug-free treatment option during pregnancy for a broad range of conditions (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11843784). It can prevent nausea, morning sickness and dry retching …