National Nurse Practitioner Week is November 8-14 "National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so that nurse practitioners (NPs) will be allowed to practice to the full extent of their experience and education." (aanp.org) As we … [Read more...] about National Nurse Practitioner Week
Last Friday, FNP students were invited to attend a suturing lecture and workshop delivered by Rosellen Meystrik, MD, FACS, Mercy Plastic Surgery, and retired Colorectal surgeon Patrick Brooks, MD. Third-year FNP students Sarah Irwin, Celeste Andrews, Kristen Sullivan, and Josh Lawler and second-year FNP student, Brittany Lanham, attended the workshop. Dr. Ronda … [Read more...] about FNP students attend suturing workshop
“Ever since I was little, I have always wanted to help others and with the direct patient care that nurses are able to have I thought that it would be a good fit for me,” said Fengel, a BSN student. Nursing runs in Fengel’s family as her mom, aunt, grandma and great grandma are all registered nurses. Campus involvement Fengel’s passion for helping others extends … [Read more...] about A passion for helping others
Josh Lawler, a BSN to DNP student, was interested in studying criminal justice until he joined the Army Reserve in 2005 as a 91W Combat Medic. When Lawler’s recruiter presented him with three job options – combat medic, truck driver or water sanitation specialist. Lawler chose the healthcare route. This was the small stone that started a rockslide into his nursing … [Read more...] about From the Army Nurse Corps to graduate school
(as originally posted by Jessica Clements) Welcome Weekend 2014 introduces new Bears to campus life and welcomes returning students back to campus. Highlights of the weekend include Friday night’s Playfair, Saturday night’s Bear Bash and Sunday’s afternoon lineup of New Student Convocation, Bear Path and New Student Festival. Key details What: Welcome Weekend … [Read more...] about Welcome to the Department of Nursing and MSU!