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Global Perspective, Local Touch: Alum Minh Nguyen ’10 Featured by UNC School of Medicine

February 19, 2016 | In Alumni, Global Health, News

More than a decade ago, Minh Nguyen came to the United States as a high school exchange student. He has since followed a path to the UNC School of Nursing, a nursing position in the Burn Intensive Care Unit at UNC Medical Center’s renowned North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center, and the UNC School of Medicine, where today he is training to become a physician.

Please click here to read more of the terrific feature by Zach Read of the UNC School of Medicine.


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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Lynn Awarded Grant to Study Transition of New Graduate RNs in US Hospitals

January 29, 2016 | In News

Congratulations to Professor Mary Lynn, PhD, RN who was recently awarded a grant from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Center for Regulatory Excellence to study the Successful Transition of New Graduate Registered Nurses in U.S. Hospitals: Education, Practice and Policy Implications. Her Co-Investigator on the study is Professor Cheryl Jones, PhD, RN, FAAN.

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