Registration is open for the Transcultural Nursing Society Alabama and Mississippi Chapter, April 4, 2014, Research and Cultural Symposium. Submit an abstract for a podium or poster presentation. Visit the Transcultural Nursing Society Alabama and Mississippi page on the College of Nursing
TCNS web page. Registration includes lunch and membership. Register now!Faculty member Susan Williams has been asked to serve as faculty for the Gulf Coast Behavioral Health & Resiliency Center. The mission of the GCBHRC is to augment behavioral and mental health capacity and enhance mental health workforce development across lower Alabama. GCBHRC seeks to facilitate wellness, integrated health care, resiliency and improved quality of life for coastal inhabitants. For more information, click here.
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As an early adopter of the use of technology in education, the faculty at the USA College of Nursing are experts in delivering high quality online nursing degree programs for the working nurse.
Complete your courses online and if you are like most students you will be able to complete clinical requirements in your home communities while working with a preceptor and your faculty.
With faculty and staff support, you don't have to be a "techie" to be successful in the online degree programs offered by USA. And, you can access the library, bookstore, and many other student resources all online.
Check our College of Nursing Online page for tracks and programs that are offered online.Carolyn Dolan, RN, JD, MSN, FNP-BC, PNP-BC was elected to the board of directors of the governing body of The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA) at the annual symposium in Savannah, Georgia. Click here for more information.
The new Chapter of Transcultural Nursing Society Chapter Alabama and Mississippi has a new website. Abstract forms for the Research Symposium slated for April 4, 2014 are available on the website. Visit the new site here
The society was founded by Dr. Madeleine Leininger, nursing theorist and anthropologist. Future events planned include a Culture and Research Symposium, in April of 2014, and a sharing day with the homeless. Please "like" our Facebook page. Certification as a Transcultural Nurse is now available for nurses. For additional information, contact Dr. Jennie Gunn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Leigh Minchew, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and WHNP Specialty Track Coordinator for MSN and DNP Programs was recently elected as Vice Chair of the Alabama Office of Women’s Health Steering Committee. Dr. Minchew has served on the Steering Committee for the past four years and has served as Program Committee Chair for three annual Women’s Health Update conferences.AACN (American Association of Colleges of Nursing) has formed the new Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) to provide high value programs, services, and resources to nursing students enrolled in master’s and doctoral programs. Click here for information
Dr. Joyce McCullers Varner has been awarded the Professional of the Year Award by the Alabama Gerontological Society. This is the second time Dr. Varner has held this honor. Dr. Varner also serves as President of District VIII for the Alabama Gerontological Society.
The Alabama Department of Public Health-Diabetes Program has awarded CON faculty Dr. Anita King the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Prevention and Management Award for teaching current and future health care leaders.Click here for information
Dr. Alethea Hill was selected for the Network of Minority Health Research Investigators (NMRI) at the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH. Dr. Hill was one of two presenters selected for the Minority Travel Award to support junior investigators.
Faculty member Anjie Davis has been reappointed as Regional Faculty for the American Heart Association for
2012-2015. Click here for more information.Faculty members Susan Williams and Suzanne Bihan have recently published two new articles. Susan Williams also received scholarships from the Alabama State Nurses Association and the Alabama Board of Nursing to help with her tuition at the UAB. Click here for more information.
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