University of South Alabama College of Nursing
The College of Nursing has been awarded a Chapter of Transcultural Nursing entitled Transcultural Nursing Society Chapter Alabama and Mississippi. 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 email@example.com.
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.
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Welcome to the University of South Alabama College of Nursing
Our website is designed to help you find the information about our programs as quickly as possible. You can explore our programs and find other information about us through the links above. Start with the Academics pull-down menu and continue exploring. Thanks for visiting with us!
College of Nursing Online
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.
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.
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Ms. Stacee Bertolla and Dr. Sheila Whitworth recently presented at the King International Conference in Bennington, Vermont. 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. She will be in attendance at NIH mid-April 2013! She also presented at the American Heart Associations (AHA) Epidemiology and Prevention and Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism (EPI/NPAM) 2013 conference in New Orleans, LA. 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.
Dr. Joyce McCullers Varner has been asked to serve as a member of the Editorial Board for The International Journal of Older People Nursing. This is an international peer reviewed journal and has an extensive readership world-wide. Click here for more information.
Dr. Lynn Chilton, DSN, GNP-BC/FNP-BC has been invited to be the Health Policy Editor for The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. This is a peer reviewed journal with an advanced practice nursing readership of over 50,000 nurses. Click here for more information.
. Jennie Gunn was recently elected vice president for Sigma Theta Tau - Zeta Gamma chapter for 2012. She also was appointed to represent the College of Nursing on the SACS committee for 2012 and 2013. Click here for more information.
All NP orientation dates are posted on individual track webpages. If you are entering one of our MSN programs, check for the scheduled orientation dates listed on your respective webpage. To find these, look under the Academics menu and click the MSN link to view your page.
Here's our Convocation dates for this year: College of Nursing Spring 2013 Convocation: Friday, July 26, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Mitchell Center. Click here for more information..
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