Congratulations Spring 2017 Graduates

This month more than 250 students graduated from the School of Nursing at Northrop. Meet our graduates in the short video above.

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Protest campHealth care from an indigenous-centered perspective

(April 2017) After graduating in the spring of 2016 from the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, she was preparing for the psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner exam. But her studies weren’t in a quiet library or on the couch at home.

Research Day 2017

Research Day 2017

(April 2017) Faculty, students and community partners showcased findings from innovative research and evidence-based projects to improve health and quality and quality care.
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(April 17, 2017) Faculty ad Honorem Joanne Disch was named the recipient of the Geraldine “Polly” Bednash Lectureship Award by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for her accomplishments related to AACN’s Quality and Safety for Nursing Education initiative.
(April 17, 2017) The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine presented Linda Bearinger, PhD ‘91, RN, FAAN, FSAHM, with the prestigious Outstanding Achievement in Adolescent Health and Medicine Award. This award recognizes individuals for their commitment to improving health and health care for young people.
(MinnPost, April 12, 2017) The very real issue of substance-use disorder among nurses isn’t something that gets talked about all that much in nursing schools. A new curriculum created by the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and made available to nursing schools around the state is trying to get that timely conversation started.
(Star Tribune, Feb. 8, 2017) Associate professor Jeanne Pfeiffer explains how to avoid germs when those around you are ill.. “We say distance is a barrier,” she said. “When someone isn’t feeling well but they’re not staying home, we like to keep 3 feet of distance.”

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