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Support the SON on #TarHeelTuesday

November 20, 2015 | In Development, Make Your Gift

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, the School of Nursing will join charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world as they come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

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Durham’s Harrowing Fight with Septic Shock Featured

November 20, 2015 | In Faculty, News, SON Media Coverage

Friends asked how she felt about having former students as her caregivers.

“I was relieved and happy when I looked up and saw familiar faces,” she says. “There was no better nurse for me because I know how they were trained, I know they had an excellent education, and UNC nurses are amazing.”

—an excerpt from an excellent feature on the story of Carol Durham‘s frightening bout with sepsis and her engagement in the care she received from the nurses and physicians at UNC.

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CLL Awarded Grant for Pediatric Sexual Assault Care Training

November 12, 2015 | In News

The NC Governor’s Crime Commission and Office of Justice Programs, in conjunction with the US Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women has funded a program at the SON’s highly-acclaimed Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) to offer preparatory courses for nurses seeking to provide highly specialized, safe and sensitive care to pediatric and adult victims of sexual assault.

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