News and Events

A Powerful Nurse—Fay Casell Smith (1959–2016)

February 19, 2016 | In Education, News

Today we learned of the passing of Ms. Fay Casell Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, one of our treasured preceptors. Since 2008, Fay faithfully and effectively taught many of our graduate students in our Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner program.  In her one-on-one teaching Fay guided students as they connected their coursework with their care of patients. She was beloved by every student and faculty member whom she encountered.

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SON Faculty Collaborate to Refresh RN Refresher Program

January 29, 2016 | In Education, News, Outreach, Teaching

For 26 years, the UNC School of Nursing has served the state and the profession by providing the RN Refresher Program in collaboration with North Carolina AHEC and the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education. The aim of the program is to speed the return of registered nurses to the workforce after a period of time off.

In recent months, many School of Nursing faculty have been involved in a two-year effort to give the Refresher Program its own comprehensive refreshing.

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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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