Meet 2020 Officers of Beta Epsilon
Virginia (Chris) Muckler
Congratulations to Chris Muckler, associate professor, and her team on her recent HRSA award for the Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program for $35,618. The purpose of this project is to reduce health disparities in the treatment of surgical and non-surgical pain by increasing the population's access to health care by preparing advanced practice nurses as nurse anesthetists.
This year's annual awards ceremony presentation to celebrate the faculty, staff, and students of DUSON was held through Zoom on May 8 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
Valerie Sabol, professor, introduced and concluded the ceremony, and the DUSON Nightingales chorus joined to lead the attendants in singing the Duke University alma mater. Dean Marion Broome and Valerie Howard, associate dean for Academic Affairs, were among the presenters.
The full stream can be viewed on the Duke Mediasite platform.
Student-registered nurse anesthetists (SRNAs) and faculty participated in a series of legislative phone calls on April 21 and 22 regarding current anesthesia-related advocacy issues.
Chris Muckler, associate professor, and Valerie Howard, associate dean for Academic Affairs, presented on "Support between Associate Deans and Program Directors is a Two-Way Street - Planting the SEEDS for Success" at the American Assembly of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) annual Assembly of Didactic and Clinical Educators (ADCE) on February 20 in Braselton, Georgia.
Chris Muckler, associate professor, recently presented her work on "Suspension of Disbelief Among Nursing Students" at the 20th annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH).
Chris Muckler, associate professor, has been named Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia Program (NAP) at the Duke University School of Nursing, with Christian Falyar, assistant professor, as the new Assistant Director.
Congratulations to Chris Muckler, associate professor, who recently received the 2019 AANA Didactic Instructor of the Year Award at the AANA Annual Congress.
Chris Muckler, associate professor, assumed the position of the interim Director of the DNP Nurse Anesthesia Program (NAP) as of August 5, 2019. Additionally, Christian Falyar, assistant professor, is the new interim Assistant Director of the DNP-NAP as of August 1, 2019. Drs. Muckler and Falyar have already established a strong record of teaching excellence and leadership skills within the DNP-NAP, and I am confident that they will continue to sustain the longstanding tradition of excellence for the DUSON DNP-NAP. Please welcome them to their new roles.