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Fordham Receives HRSA Continuation Award to Enhance the Dual Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner Program

Pam Fordham, DSN, CRNP, FAANP, Assistant Professor in the Department of Family/Child Health and Caregiving, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing received a $713, 944, three year competitive continuation award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA) for a project entitled “A Distance Learning Culturally Competent ANP/GNP Program for the Rural and Underserved Populations.”  This project provides for the continuation and enhancement of the School’s current Dual Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner program (ANP/GNP) to meet the disparate health care needs of the aging in a culturally competent manner. Over the continuation period, the objective of this project is to extend the current distance learning program, refine current courses in the program, continue to integrate health disparities and cultural competence content into the courses, continue to recruit, enroll, and retain nurses from rural and medically underserved counties, and involve and link students with community based care agencies in rural and underserved areas.

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Christian Receives Research Award from CANCER NURSING

Becky Christian, PhD, RN, professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing received CANCER NURSING's Annual Research Award for 2011 for an article she co-authored entitled "Characteristics of the nighttime hospital bedside care environment (sound, light, and temperature)."  CANCER NURSING selects one research article each year for this prestigious award. 

Linder, LA., & Christian, BJ. (2011). Characteristics of the nighttime hospital bedside care environment (sound, light, and temperature) for children with cancer. CANCER NURSING, 34(3), 176-184.

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Ivey Receives HRSA Award to Train Dual Option Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Jean Ivey, DSN, CRNP, PNP-PC, Associate Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing received a three year $772,143 award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA) for a project entitled “Dual Option Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Doctor of Nursing Practice Project.” 

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