Carolina Nursing graduate students selected for NC-LEND program

Congratulations to Cherushaunda Vick and David Ngugi who have been invited to participate in the the North Carolina Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (NC-LEND) program at the Carolina Institute for Development Disorders this academic year.

As participants, Vick, a Post-Graduate PMHNP Certificate student, and Ngugi, a DNP student (PMHNP-BC), will receive interdisciplinary leadership training to prepare them to assume leading roles by ensuring high levels of interdisciplinary clinical competence with the goal of improving the health of infants, children, and adolescents with disabilities.

via cidd.unc.edu:

The North Carolina Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program at the CIDD is dedicated to providing interdisciplinary leadership training at undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral levels, as well as interdisciplinary services and care. The training program welcomes students from a variety of disciplines, including Audiology, Child Psychiatry, Family, Genetic Counseling, Genetics, Health Policy and Management, Neuropsychology, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatrics, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Self-Advocacy, Social Work, Special Education, and Speech-Language Pathology. The purpose of the training is to prepare trainees from diverse professional disciplines to assume leadership roles in their respective fields by ensuring high levels of interdisciplinary clinical competence with the goal of improving the health of infants, children, and adolescents with disabilities. The LEND Program is federally funded through HRSA’s Maternal Child Health Bureau.