This Month at the SON–November 2013

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November 1, 2013 | In Events, News
 

The leaves are turning and the temperature is dropping. Yet from training to talks, there is much to do at the School of Nursing. Check out our events for November. 

November 2

  • Nursing Job Fair
    9:00 AM-12:00 PM, 2nd Floor Hanes Hall
    Meet professionals from hospitals and other healthcare organizations to learn about career opportunities. Be sure to wear professional attire and bring multiple copies of your resume. Open to students only.

November 4-6

  • Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training Part 1
    8:00 AM-5:00PM, Room L700, Carrington Hall
    A continuing education course from the Center for Lifelong Learning for RNs, NPs, PAs, and MDs. This five-day course will enhance your clinical knowledge and start building your skills in conducting forensic screening exams for potential child sexual abuse. More details and cost of attendance are available on the course webpage. Part 2 of the course will occur November 14-15.

November 5

  • Graduate Application Help Session
    9:00 AM-11:00 AM, Room 416, Carrington Hall
    This session is a hands on session for students working on graduate applications. Come in and get help with any application questions that you may have. More info at: http://nursing.unc.edu/admissions/information-sessions/

November 8-10

  • HOMECOMING
    Registration for the SON Belltower tailgate has already passed, but there are still plenty of ways for SON students, faculty, staff, and alumni to join the festivities. See the Homecoming 2013 website for details. GO HEELS!

November 12

  • Healthcare Quality and Patient Outcomes Seminar
    12:00 PM-1:00PM, Room 104, Carrington Hall
    Christine Oramasionwu, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, Assistant Professor, Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy presents “Health Disparities: A Focus on HIV/AIDS.”

November 13

  • Office of Research Support and Consultation Seminar
    12:00 PM-1:00PM, Room 104, Carrington Hall
    “Strange Bedfellows Who Speak in Tongues: Tales From an Interdisciplinary Research Team’s Formative Journey” presented by Associate Professor Shawn Kneipp, PhD, ANP-BC, APHN-BC, and members of her interdisciplinary research team.

November 14

  • Inaugural SON Student and Alumni Mentor Mixer
    7:00PM-8:30PM, Room 104, Carrington Hall
    SON Alumni Affairs and the SON Undergraduate Student Governance Council invite students and alumni to come out for an evening of networking and conversation. Students and alumni who are interested in registering for this FREE event, please contact Katisha Paige at 919-966-4619 or Katisha_Paige@unc.edu.
  • All Graduate Programs Information Session
    6:00 PM-8:00PM, Fox Auditorium, Carrington Hall
    Prospective students, come learn about the graduate programs the SON offers, including RN-MSN, MSN, Post-MSN, and PhD programs. More info at: http://nursing.unc.edu/admissions/information-sessions/
  • Undergraduate Student Governance Council Lunch n’Learn
    12:00PM-1:00PM, Room 1100, Carrington Hall
    Students, bring your lunch and learn about Forensic Nursing.
  • Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Training Part 2
    8:00 AM-5:00PM, Room L700, Carrington Hall
    A continuing education course from the Center for Lifelong Learning for RNs, NPs, PAs, and MDs. More details on the curriculum and cost of attendance available on the course webpage. Part 2 will conclude on November 15.

November 15

  • Third Friday Lunch and Discuss
    12:00 PM-1:00PM, Room 1100, Carrington Hall
    An opportunity for SON staff, faculty, and guests to share intellectual and stimulating conversation with their fellow employees. The topic of discussion will by TED Talks “The history of our world in 18 minutes” by David Christian and “The best stats you’ve ever seen” by Hans Rosling.
  • Healthy Children 2013 Pediatric Nursing Update
    8:00 AM-5:00 PM, The Friday Center
    A continuing education course by the Center for Lifelong Learning for nurses and nurse practitioners who work with children. Laura Emerson Edwards, the Director of Healthy North Carolina, will discuss the state of child health in NC, and describe the public health goals of Healthy North Carolina 2020–while clinical experts will share information about caring for patients with these concerns. More details and cost of attendance are available on the course webpage.

November 21

  • Careers Beyond the Bedside (CaBB) Seminar
    5:00 PM-6:30 PM, Room 217, Carrington Hall
    “Tips for Writing a Stellar Essay for Nursing School Application”Learn strategies to craft a successful essay for nursing school admission as well as some myths and truths about the admission process.

November 28-29

  • THANKSGIVING BREAK
    Whether you dare to venture out on the busiest travel day of the year, or stay home, enjoy your time off!

This Month at the SON is a new monthly feature to increase awareness of SON-related events. If you are interested in learning how to add events to this monthly post, or if your event is missing, please contact Meagen Voss in the Office of Advancement at 919-966-4619 or at vossm@email.unc.edu.