Displaying items by tag: Points of Pride

Advisory Council for Advanced Practice provides input on policies, procedures, issues related to advance practice in Alabama
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AMNP was the best route because he already had a bachelor’s and master’s in athletic training and didn’t want to go back to school for another two or three years to get a bachelor’s degree in nursing
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Growing up in rural Alabama Shameka Rodgers saw the effect a lack of health care access, education had on her community and made UAB her first and only choice for a nursing education she will take back home to help others
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School recognizes eight alumni, colleagues for outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, academia, and patients

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Earned both MSN and PhD from UAB; Primary responsibilities relate to the coordination of the program


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Career has been dedicated to advancing educational opportunities for nurses in Alabama and beyond
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UAB School of Nursing PhD student receives Article of the Year award from the Journal of the Association of Nurses in Aids Care
UAB School of Nursing alumna Carol Ratcliffe credited by NBNA for outstanding contributions to professional and patient education
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UAB School of Nursing alumna Lindsey Harris cited by National Black Nurses Association for clinical excellence, patient advocacy and mentorship
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UAB School of Nursing alumna to serve as President-elect of Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA)
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Named 2015 recipient of the Marguerite Rodgers Kinney Award for a Distinguished Career; award is named for UAB's Dr. Margie Kinney Handlin
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Sullivan, a graduate of the MSN program, is the recipient of one of only two scholarships given by the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses to attend the prestigious conference
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Alumna Linda Gibson-Young receives the Outstanding Researcher Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
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Alumna Amy Neimkin receives 2015 Daniel D. Vigness Federal Political Director of the Year Award presented by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
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DNP graduate Shelby Polk participating in year-long innovative and integrated learning experience for advanced practice nurses
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Charged with examining, facilitating innovative, practical strategies to promote School; advise on profession nationally across constituencies

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American Association of Occupational Health Nurses recognizes Louise O'Keefe for excellence in writing in experienced author category
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"Nursing Research Using Ethnography: Qualitative Designs and Methods" honored by AJN as book of the year
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March 19, 2015

Gift to Honor Nursing

Rick and Barrett Brock MacKay give $1 million to create dynamic new home for the Barrett Brock MacKay Florence Nightingale Letters Exhibit

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Ann Gakumo named Most Outstanding Black Faculty Member by Black Student Awareness Committee for leadership, community and school involvement
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Somerall honored for advocacy of nurse practitioner prescriptive authority for scheduled medications, service to NPAA and state medical board
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Natalie Baker appointed to Alabama Board of Nursing to represent advanced practice nursing, joins UABSON colleague Laura Wright
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DNP student Marie McBee one of five new Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars selected through AACN Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future.
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DNP Alumna inducted into the National League for Nursing's Academy of Nursing Education
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Harper receives appointment to Department of Veterans Affairs' National Academic Affiliations Council
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One faculty member and three alumni from the UAB School of Nursing honored at AAN Alumni and Friends Reception
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Donna Dunn elected to serve as president of the Alabama Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
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Nursing instructor Kimberly Davey has been awarded for the best doctoral paper by the Southern Management Association
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Michael Humber will serve as president-elect of the ALANA
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UAB School of Nursing DNP alumna recognized as NBNA Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year
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School recognizes six alumni for outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, academia, and patients
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MSN student Maggie Davis has been selected to serve as 1 of 10 student reporters for the NPWH
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Elizabeth Sharpe receives first AVA Janet Pettit Scholar Award for exhibiting passion and quest for knowledge
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Glenda Smith represents the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as member-at-large
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PhD candidate Ann H. Johnson has received a $1000 Ireland Research Travel Award for her dissertation
October 03, 2014

Another hit for Applause

The 2014 fundraising event hosted by the UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors drew strong student and faculty praise and gratitude.
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Jim Raper is proud to be a nurse practitioner and to have been the first nurse to direct a medical clinic at UAB. This, he said, has afforded him the opportunity to incorporate advanced practice nursing into every aspect of the 1917 Clinic.

Get to know Jim Raper a tenured Professor in the UAB School of Medicine, the only nurse with a primary appointment, and holds a secondary appointment in the School of Nursing.

Diabetes is an enormous problem in Alabama, but a UAB School of Nursing-managed post-discharge diabetes clinic is making the difference for hundreds of uninsured patients.
October 01, 2014

Eye-opening research

Rosetta Norman never thought she would end up with a passion for research or taking care of adults. The second-semester BSN student plans to be a NICU nurse once she graduates, but joining a faculty member’s research team has opened her eyes to more career possibilities and might just change her mind about the age of her patients.
UAB Hospital Interim Chief Nursing Officer Terri Poe, who earned her BSN from the UAB School of Nursing in 1986 and her DNP from the School in 2013, has been named the hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Associate Vice President.
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October 01, 2014

Leading transitional care

Imagine being discharged from the hospital knowing you suffer from heart failure, and you have no access to continuing outpatient care. What do you do when you’re in trouble—go to the emergency room, get readmitted, or worse, do nothing? It’s a recipe for a vicious cycle that could have disastrous outcomes.
October 01, 2014

Raising suicide awareness

The suicide rate among both male and female U.S. Veterans is soaring, according to recent reports. That trend, coupled with the personal experiences of their colleagues, convinced members of the UAB School of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association to take a proactive role in raising awareness of this growing national issue.
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Two UAB School of Nursing faculty members have been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as 2014 Scholars and Fellows. C. Ann Gakumo, PhD, RN, has been named an RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar and Joy P. Deupree, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, has been named an RWJF Executive Nurse Fellow.
Using a four-year, $1 million gift from The Daniel Foundation of Alabama, the UAB School of Nursing is creating a far-reaching program designed to open up more health care access in medically underserved rural Alabama.
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September 30, 2014

Nursing without walls

Nursing without walls—delivering quality care to populations how, when and where they need, and caring for their unique needs without traditional encumbrances—has become the essence of nursing that is practiced, taught and studied at the UAB School of Nursing.
Cooke earned her DNP at UAB
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Thompson has a long volunteer history with the honor society of nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).
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Morin has received national recognition for her teaching expertise, including the Excellence in Nursing Education Award from AWHONN
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Four exceptional alumni and professional leaders are 2013 inductees into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame.
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During a nursing career spanning more than 30 years, Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN, has held numerous positions in clinical and academic nursing, but she has always maintained a strong commitment to professional organizations—including serving as a member of the board of the American Academy of Nursing and as a committee chair with the American Nurses Association. Her most recent board position, however, might be her most high-profile yet—chair of the board of AARP, formerly the American Association of Retired Persons, one of the largest and most influential interest groups in the country.
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Eleventh annual Alumni Night Dinner and Awards Ceremony honored Carol Garrison as the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient.
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UAB School of Nursing alumni Alfred Lupien and Larry Hornsby were each nationally recognized at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for their outstanding contributions to the field.
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One of Alabama’s first nurse practitioners, Juanzetta Flowers is a member of the UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors, former nurse practitioner at UAB’s medical school and retired faculty member
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UAB School of Nursing graduate student Bryan Wilbanks has been selected to receive the CertifiedBackground.com and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing scholarship based on merit and demonstrated leadership skills.

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Four exceptional University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing alumni and professional leaders are 2013 inductees into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame.
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Carol Garrison honored as 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient

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Aimee Holland will sit on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
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Nursing, Medicine partner in AHEC initiative to expand access to primary care — especially for rural and other under-served populations — in Alabama using a five-year, $5.25-million HRSA grant 

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