Doctoral Student Dissertation Award
April 9, 2013 - Ellen Swartwout, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, PhD(c) has received an American Organization of Nurse Executives Seed Grand Award for her dissertation. The award was presented on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the American Association of Nurse Executives 46th Annual Meeting in Denver Colorado.
Nurse Faculty Loan Program Now Accepting Applications
April 3, 2013 - The Nurse Faculty Loan Program is a federal program designed to increase the number of nursing students who pursue careers as full-time faculty teaching in college and university schools of nursing. Applications are due April 22, 2013. Information about the program and application are available on the Nurse Faculty Loan Program site.
First Annual Best Practices in Dementia Care, Alzheimer's Conference
March 23, 2013 - The inaugural Annual Best Practices in Dementia Care, Alzheimer's Conference will be held April 30, 2013. Read the Conference Brochure. Register today!
Alumna of the Year
March 20, 2013 - Dr. Paula Grading, PhD in Nursing alumna, has been selected as the 2013 Alumna of the Year. Congratulations to Paula!
SoN Director Conducts Research on Dining Practices, Leads to New Guidelines
March 19, 2013 - Dr. Robin Remsburg, Professor and Director of the School of Nursing, participated in a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) / Pioneer Network initiative beginning in 2010 and culminating in a new set of dining practice guidelines released in 2011 and a newly released CMS Nursing Home Surveyor training video to introduce the new dining practice standards for nursing home residents.
Dr. Remsburg contributed a paper on her research on changing dining practices in nursing homes and participated on an interdisciplinary task force sponsored by the Pioneer Network and the Rothschild Foundation charged with developing new dining practices to improve nursing home residents' nutritional outcomes. Dr. Remsburg is featured in a new surveyor training video released this month.
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