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Mar 23, 2017

​ABSN alumna Tara Hart was recently selected to join the Nursing Board at the American Health Council. She will be sharing her knowledge and expertise on Emergency Nursing and Trauma. Hart is currently a clinical nurse II at Duke University Hospital. Hart's day-to-day responsibilities include...

Mar 16, 2017

DNP alumna Cindy Ann Stout was recently named the University Medical Center of El Paso chief nursing officer. Her responsibility as the senior nurse, in charge of all nursing, quality and patient safety programs, will span the breadth of the hospital’s main campus and clinics.

Stout has...

Feb 10, 2017

DNP alumna Sara Hubbell is the recipient of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2017 State Award for Excellence and will be honored at an awards ceremony and reception held during the AANP 2017 National Conference this summer in Philadelphia, PA.

The State Award for...

Jan 25, 2017

DNP alumna Christina Wright and Marilyn Oermann published an article entitled "Implementation and Evaluation of Self-Scheduling in a Hospital System" in the recent issue of the Journal for Nurses in Professional Development. Co-authors include experts from Baptist Health in Jacksonville, FL....

Jan 25, 2017

DNP alumna Tracie Gadler and Susan Schneider publish an article entitled "The Effects of a Take-Home Educational Video on Patient Knowledge Retention, Anxiety, Satisfaction, and Provider Time" in the November/December issue of the Urologic Nursing. The project was completed as partial...

Jan 25, 2017

It’s been more than 30 years since the first HIV infection was documented in the United States. And while treatment has improved and the virus is no longer the death sentence it used to be, the number of new infections is holding steady at about 45,000 per year, and the supply of skilled...

Jan 25, 2017

Charles Vacchiano is the co-editor of volume 35 of the Annual Review of Nursing Research entitled "Anesthesia and Pain Management," which was published this month. This volume is unique among publications in the field of anesthesia in that it contains a collection of contemporary anesthesia...

Jan 24, 2017

Alison Ross’ first nursing job was in a 20-bed hospital in Fort Smith, Canada, a sub-Arctic town of fewer than 3,000 residents that straddles Alberta and the Northwest Territories. “I had physicians and other nurses I could call for help if I was stuck, but on any given shift I was often the...

Jan 04, 2017

MSN alumna Leslie Jo Mitchell and Marilyn Oermann published an article entitled "Hiring and Retaining Home Care Nurses" in the January issue of Home Healthcare Now.

Abstract: Home care agencies are tasked with finding increasingly cost-efficient care processes to improve the quality of...

Jan 04, 2017

James "Frank" Titch and nurse anesthesia alumna Tam Tran were featured on the cover of the December 2016 issue of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Journal. The publication is seen by more than 50,000 member sof the organization. The cover features Titch instructing Tran. The photo...