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Happy Nurses Week!
celebrate Nurses Week, we asked you to describe
Villanova Nursing in 3 words. We had loads of responses
and heard lots of stories about appreciation,
inspiration and motivation. See what words and photos
you used to describe
Unwind after a long day and rekindle your Wildcat Spirit
with fellow Villanova Nurses! The NYC social will take
place at the
Social Bar & Grill on Thursday, May 24, 2012. $20
cost will include hors d'oeuvres and a drink. $5.00 of
your fee will go toward the College of Nursing.
wait for a "reunion year" to come back to campus!
Reunion Weekend, June 7-10, is for everyone-including
family members. New this year?
Childcare--for children of all abilities-- plus loads of
interesting sessions. See the
schedule and register online.
Showcasing scholarly work
2nd Annual Undergraduate Scholars Day was held
on April 26th with multiple poster presentations
offered in Driscoll Hall's lobby. Sources of
presentations include projects and papers by
students in their Psychiatric Mental Health,
Nursing Research, Leadership, and Health
Read more and watch the videos...
Providing training and education to improve
of research on international health issues,
project brainstorming, Spanish translations and
late nights paid off for senior level health
promotion students when they traveled to Waslala,
Nicaragua in March to teach skills to and validate the
performance of community health workers.
Turning the tables on
Clinical instructor Kelly Nestor MSN, ANP-BC
“prescribed” nurse practitioner students a candy
medicine schedule for 10 days. “It was to raise
their consciousness about necessary prescribing
and choosing medications that are easy to take
and to encourage patient adherence if it’s truly
needed,” she explains. She wants students to
understand the added stressors of polypharmacy
on their patients.
Alumni social in NYC
- NLN Preparation course for
Certification as a Nurse Educator (CNE) Exam
October 25-28 -
On a Journey of Excellence, the 39th Annual National
Conference on Professional Nursing Education and
Development in cooperation with the Professional
Nurse Educators Group (PNEG)
November 13 -
34th Annual Distinguished Lecture In Nursing
See our full listing of
Continuing Education offerings.