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    College of Nursing staff member, Susan Johanson, receives USF Research Administrator Certificate

    December 19, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing Coordinator for Education and Training Grants, Susan Johanson, recently earned the USF TRAIN Certified Research Administrator (TCRA) certificate. This research certification demonstrates Johanson’s commitment to excellence in research administration at USF. “With this certificate, I have achieved a sense of personal satisfaction and accomplishment,” Johanson said. “It’s also exciting to receive an official recognition from the university.” USF Nursing Coordinator for Education and Training Grants, Susan Johanson  Johanson has been working for USF College of Nursing for six years, and her primary role is […]

    USF Nursing Student, Carly Paterson, featured in Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence website

    December 19, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing BS-PhD student, Carly Paterson, MS, was featured in the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence Spotlight in an extensive interview posted online. Paterson, who is a Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar, was invited to discuss her life, passion for nursing, the Jonas Center, and more. Paterson received the Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program Scholarship in 2012. She was awarded a total of $20,000 in funding. USF College of Nursing  BS-PhD student, Carly Paterson, MS “I have learned a significant amount about networking, and I appreciate the opportunities that […]

    USF Nursing Student Council holds Community Food Drive

    December 19, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing Student Council held a Community Food Drive in recognition of National Food Day and World Food Day. The food drive was held as part of a friendly competition between all USF Health colleges, Oct. 23 through Dec. 5, 2013. USF College of Nursing collected food and drink items to donate to families and individuals who need help this holiday season. Food items included pasta, pasta sauces, canned vegetables, soup, juices, cereal, crackers, and peanut butter. “It gives us great satisfaction knowing we can […]

    USF College of Nursing helps prevent heart disease and strokes

    November 20, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing has made great strides in helping to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in the United States by 2017. More than 200 nursing students have helped make a difference in population health through the Million Hearts initiative. USF College of Nursing, under the leadership of Debra A. Friedrich, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, CLS, FNLA, assistant professor and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration director, joined Million Hearts in 2012 in partnership with organizations and universities across the country to educate and train nursing students to empower […]

    USF College of Nursing student attends ANCC conference, wins essay contest

    November 20, 2013

    University of south Florida College of Nursing student, Jennifer Gerring, RN-BC, WCC, OMS, was invited to the 2013 American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) National Magnet Conference on Oct. 2 through Oct. 4 in Orlando, Fla. Gerring was invited to attend after winning the 2013 essay contest presented by ANCC’s Journey to Excellence Committee. USF College of Nursing student, Jennifer Gerring, RN-BC, WCC, OMS “It was rewarding to attend the Magnet Conference and win the essay contest,” Gerring said. “The excitement and experience at the conference was like no other. All of […]

    Dr. Versie Johnson-Mallard presents on social media and cancer control and prevention during NCI webinar

    November 20, 2013

    Versie M. Johnson-Mallard, PhD, ARNP, MSN, MSMS, associate professor for University of South Florida College of Nursing, presented during a National Cancer Institute (NCI) webinar on Nov. 19, 2013. The webinar, sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholars Program, focused on the use of social media for cancer control and prevention. Dr. Johnson-Mallard, whose research focuses on women’s health, human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and sexually transmitted infection prevention, discussed the efficacy of Second Life as an education intervention in improving HPV knowledge, which is a virus linked to causing […]

    USF College of Nursing hosts national conference focused on veterans

    November 13, 2013

    More than 75 nursing leaders from around the country joined forces to discuss health needs for veterans, service members and their families on Oct. 21 at a national conference hosted by University of South Florida College of Nursing. The 2nd Annual JOINING FORCES TO RESTORE LIVES: Nursing Education and Research in Veterans Health conference was held at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in downtown Tampa. The daylong conference focused on nursing education and research designed to meet the needs of veterans, service members and their families. It is part […]

    USF College of Nursing to Offer Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Course for Health Professionals

    October 25, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing is offering two sessions of Commercial Driver Medical Examiner Training Courses for health professionals on Nov. 9, 2013 and Feb. 15, 2014 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This training course,which will be held at USF College of Nursing in Tampa, allows medical examiners to understand and apply federal rules for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers and motor coach driver medical examinations—to make sure drivers are physically and mentally fit to safely operate a CMV. The course will be offered to eligible medical examiners, […]

    USF College of Nursing to Host National Conference on Veterans’ Health, Education & Research

    October 15, 2013

    Tampa, FL (Oct. 15, 2013) – Top nursing leaders and scientists from around the country will meet to discuss health needs for veterans, service members and their families Monday, Oct. 21, at a daylong conference hosted by the University of South Florida College of Nursing. A pre-conference will be held from Noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20. The 2nd Annual JOINING FORCES TO RESTORE LIVES: Nursing Education and Research in Veterans Health conference will be held at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in downtown Tampa. […]

    Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at USF prepares world-class nurse leaders

    October 11, 2013

    From its start, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at University of South Florida College of Nursing has been preparing world-class doctoral-level students for advanced and independent clinical practice. This rigorous and demanding program prepares nurses with the highest level of scientific knowledge and practice expertise to assure the best quality of care and provide positive patient outcomes. DNP is the highest practice degree any nurse can achieve. “The DNP program at USF College of Nursing offers an unprecedented opportunity to train with nationally-recognized clinical faculty, pursue advanced specialty […]

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