This Saturday, April 8, Jean Davison, RN, DNP, FNP-BC will be speaking at the GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics panel. The panel will cover opportunities both abroad and local. Check out the agenda for a full lineup and to register. Spots are filling quickly!
Faculty, don’t forget to participate in the upcoming Faculty Elections that were emailed out today, April 7th! Keep an eye out for a subject line that reads “Faculty Elections Ballot 2017.” Our three candidates are Meg Zomorodi, Megan Williams, and Anna Beeber. Good luck to all, and happy voting!
Huge congratulations to Sonda Oppewal, PhD, RN, APHN-BC, who was honored last Friday as a recipient of APPLES Teaching Excellence Award. The award recognizes the contributions of faculty members in integrating academic coursework with community service for undergraduate students.
Sonda created the course “Health Care in Global Context,” in which she leads a group of students to spend a week in Tyrell County, North Carolina examining residents’ health. Congratulations, Sonda!
Carol Durham, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, provided a patient testimonial as a sepsis survivor at last week’s bioMérieux ribbon cutting of the newest state-of-the-art production line in Durham, NC. bioMérieux develops and produces in vitro diagnostic solutions and is the world leader in clinical microbiology, contributing to the quality for patient care and the safety of consumers.
Congratulations, Carol! She is pictured third from left.
Join us for a screening of the documentary “Being Mortal” on March 30 at 5:00 pm in the Kirkland Auditorium (School of Dentistry).
This is a partnership with Transitions Life Care that will engage community partners, students, and faculty in discussion about end of life issues. A light reception with refreshments will follow.
Nurses Day at the Legislature
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
For more information, click here.
Hats off to AnnMarie Walton, PhD, MPH, RN, OCN, CHES, whose abstract titled “Nursing Assistants’ safe handling of excreta contaminated with antineoplastic drugs” was accepted for poster presentation at the Oncology Nursing Society’s Annual Conference in Denver this May. Congratulations, AnnMarie!
Mark your calendar for the 38th Annual Minority Health Conference, organized by the UNC Gillings School of Public Health’s Minority Student Caucus. Friday, February 24 from 8-5:00 p.m. at the William and Ida Friday Continuing Education Center.
The Association of Nursing Students and Be the Match on Campus will be hosting a swabbing event February 23rd 12-1pm in Old Carrington Lobby.