Texas Nursing Association: APRN News from TNA
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This select group of graduate students will receive support to become highly-skilled advocates and learn about the essential tools for effective advocacy at the local, state, and national levels. Additionally, members of the GNSA Policy Committee will offer insight to AACN on policy issues of importance to graduate nursing students.
Through participation in this committee, members will have an opportunity to serve in a leadership role, enhance their professional development, and acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to be effective policy and advocacy leaders for nursing. The GNSA Policy Committee will consist of four GNSA members who will serve no more than two, one-year terms. Deadline - 8/22/14
M.E.N.D. (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It!)
The MEND Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire children, families and adults to lead and sustain fitter, healthier and happier lives.
If you are interested in delivering the evidence-based MEND youth obesity program please plan to attend the MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition and Do it!) training.
Mind and Nutrition
Dates: Tuesday, July 29th and Wednesday, July 30th
Location: School of Public Health located in the UTB campus SPH map
Physical Activity (CATCH)
Dates : Friday, August 1st
Location: Episcopal Day School EDS map
For more info:
Irene Carrion de Martinez
Rio Grande Valley Breastfeeding Coalition Annual Conference
A Call to Action: Breastfeeding Works and it Matters - August 14, 2014
College of Nursing Hosts Bachelor of Science in Nursing Orientation for the first class of traditional BSN students.
7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 9 in Room 1.104 at the Life and Health Science Building.
The orientation will highlight textbook purchases, nursing and rehabilitation clinical opportunities, student safety, academic advising, library resources and other topics.
Students interested in the four-year degree took the pre-nursing courses Pathophysiology, Fundamentals of Nursing and Pharmacotherapeutics during the 2013-14 academic year at the College of Nursing. Upon completion of the courses, students applied to be a member of the first 50-student cohort to take classes for the bachelor’s degree in nursing. The Texas Board of Nursing approved the university’s new degree in July 2012.
Photos and highlights of the event are coming soon.
The Jackson Laboratory offers online physician CME training for family cancer risk assessment
Khan Academy, AACN, Jonas Center Launch Online Learning Materials for Future Nurses, Health Professionals
NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 – The Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare (Jonas Center), Khan Academy, and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) are pleased to announce that 55 new healthcare lessons in 9 topic areas are now available online to supplement the learning of healthcare students, practitioners, and patients worldwide. ...The first wave of this innovative content is now available for free on the Khan Academy website.
This new resource will be of particular interest to nursing students preparing for the national licensing exam – the NCLEX-RN® – since 158 sample exam questions are now included among the material posted.
City of Hope
Now accepting applications for our annual CME/CEU-accredited Intensive Course in Cancer Risk Assessment, which has a new curriculum and distance-only training options. Phase 1 Distance Learning: Nov. 21, 2014 – Feb 2, 2015 Phase 2 on-campus workshops at City of Hope (Full-Spectrum only): Feb 24-27, 2015 Phase 3 12+ months professional development, clinical & research support (all tracks).
Enrollment for the 2015 Winter course will begin on June 20, 2014. The deadline will be August 1, 2014.
Opening Day at the Smart Hospital in Harlingen, TX.
STATS WHISPERER Webinar - "How to Assess a Statistical Research Study" by William Bannon
STATS WHISPERER Webinar - "Binary Logistic Regression, You, and Neil Diamond" by William Bannon
There have had several requests in the last few weeks to make available some instruction on Binary logistic regression. Therefore, we have posted our webinar "Binary Logistic Regression, Neil Diamond, and You"
Student Internships for Summer and Fall 2014
Attention undergraduate and graduate students, Summer and Fall 2014 internships are
available at the Office of Minority Health & the Office of Border Affairs in Harlingen, TX.
The Brownsville Herald - "Finding a legacy - Local professor uses settlement for scholarships"
Dr. Eloisa G. Taméz is establishing a scholarship endowment in honor of her late parents using a portion of the settlement she received from the U.S. Government for constructing the 18-foot fence that cuts her property in two.