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New nursing informatics leadership specialization offered through partnership with Coursera

Informatics has the potential to improve the quality of healthcare as well as control its costs. 

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Planting Seeds of Innovation Conference

Innovation conference helps nurses bring ideas to reality
Nurse leaders from across the state gathered at McNamara Alumni Center on Feb. 27 to gain tools and resources they could use to turn ideas into reality at the fourth annual Planting Seeds of Innovation Conference.

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U.S. News ranks DNP program 18th, nursing informatics specialty 2nd
The Health innovation and leadership specialty placed No. 12 in the nursing administration category. The school’s nurse midwifery specialty was No. 4 in a previous ranking of best midwifery schools by U.S. News.
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Assistant Professor Carrie Neerland, PhD, APRN, CNM, FACNM, was named a finalist for the 2019 Mary Ann Shah New Author Award awarded by the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health. This award is given to a certified nurse-midwife who publishes for the first time as the primary author of an original research or review article in the journal. Neerland was the primary author of Maternal Confidence for Physiology Childbirth: A Concept Analysis.
Professor Susan O’Conner-Von, PhD, RN, was named a recipient of the 2018-2019 Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education by the University of Minnesota. This honor is awarded to exceptional candidates nominated by colleges in their quest to identify excellence in graduate and professional education.
Two School of Nursing faculty are being honored by the Women’s Health Leadership Trust. Professor Carolyn Porta, PhD, RN, SANE-A, FAAN, received the Leadership Award, which recognizes women who are viewed by their peers, superiors and business partners as exceptional leaders by being imaginative, creative, resourceful, encouraging and results-oriented.
Assistant Professor Rozina Bhimani, PhD, DNP, APRN,FNP-BC, CNE, has been awarded a grant from the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses’ Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation for her research, Effects of Mobilization Patterns on Spasticity Symptom Cluster: Understanding Functional Outcomes.

Transforming nursing education through state-of-the-art facilities

Our 11,000 square foot learning simulation environment for nursing education, research and professional development is designed to reflect the future of health care delivery and nursing science.

 Conference room in Bentson facilityOur Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center was designed for optimal team education and training experiences involving a range of health care professionals, with high-tech facilities and technology and simulated environments that span the continuum of care.

It also provides opportunities for collaboration with the health care community.

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Ranked 2nd in nursing informatics education by U.S. News & World Report, we offer everything from certificates to doctoral degrees.
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Thursday, March 28, 2019
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