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RN Refresher Program Approved for 26th Year

November 12, 2015 | In Education

For the 26th consecutive year, the North Carolina Board of Nursing has approved the RN Refresher Program, directed by Mary Schuler, EdD, RN, CNE, and designed to assist Registered Nurses in their return to the workforce.

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MSN & DNP Students: N799 Elective Offered Spring 2016

November 11, 2015 | In Education, Students

Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care Settings (3 credits)

This course introduces graduate students in the health professions to the models of integrated healthcare and specifically the concepts of incorporating behavioral health screening, brief interventions and treatment protocols for primary care settings.

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Cheryl Woods Giscombé Named Macy Faculty Scholar

July 8, 2015 | In Education, Faculty, News

Assistant professor Cheryl Woods Giscombé, PhD, MSN, RN, PMHNP, has been named one of five 2015 Macy Faculty Scholars by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. This award includes salary support over two years, which Dr. Giscombé will use to develop an innovative educational institute that provides clinical experiences that strengthen the ability of pre-professional students to provide care to people who face mental health disparities.

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First Class of DNP Students Set to Graduate

December 10, 2014 | In Education, Students

The first five students in the SON’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree program will graduate on December 14. The students comprise the first class of DNP students to graduate since the SON began accepting applications to the DNP program in 2013.

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