Calendar

Oct
20
Tue
PhD Week: Meet a PhD Student @ Microsoft Teams
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The USF Health College of Nursing will celebrate our PhD program during the inaugural PhD Week set for October 19 – 23! Meet a PhD Student will take place on Tuesday, October 20. Rebecca Koerner, a current PhD student, will speak about her experience in the program.

Join this virtual event at any time during the hour to ask your questions! Event link: bit.ly/phdtuesday

Oct
21
Wed
PhD Week: Meet a Nurse Scientist @ Microsoft Teams
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The USF Health College of Nursing will celebrate our PhD program during the inaugural PhD Week set for October 19 – 23! Meet a Nurse Scientist will take place on Wednesday, October 21. Andrew Bugajski, PhD, RN, will be featured at this event.

Join this virtual event at any time during the hour to ask your questions and learn about our PhD program!

Event link: bit.ly/phdwednesday

PhD Week: Application Workshop @ Microsoft Teams
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Graduate program application workshops are for prospective graduate nursing students (MSN, DNP, PhD, Nurse Anesthesia), who are preparing to apply within the same calendar year or in progress with their application for the current admission cycle. Attendees will become familiar with application systems, statuses and how to provide application materials successfully. Application workshops are scheduled for one hour with additional time allowed based on participation.

As an exciting addition to PhD Week, one prospective student who attends an application workshop on October 21 or October 23 will be selected to win a voucher to cover the cost of the USF Health College of Nursing PhD application.

Register online prior to the event: bit.ly/phdworkshopregister

Oct
22
Thu
PhD Week: Meet a Nurse Scientist @ Microsoft Teams
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The USF Health College of Nursing will celebrate our PhD program during the inaugural PhD Week set for October 19 – 23! Meet a Nurse Scientist will take place on Thursday, October 22. Victoria Marshall, PhD, RN, will be featured at this event.

Join this virtual event at any time during the hour to ask your questions and learn about our PhD program!

Event link: bit.ly/phdthursday

Oct
23
Fri
PhD Week: Application Workshop @ Microsoft Teams
Oct 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Graduate program application workshops are for prospective graduate nursing students (MSN, DNP, PhD, Nurse Anesthesia), who are preparing to apply within the same calendar year or in progress with their application for the current admission cycle. Attendees will become familiar with application systems, statuses and how to provide application materials successfully. Application workshops are scheduled for one hour with additional time allowed based on participation.

As an exciting addition to PhD Week, one prospective student who attends an application workshop on October 21 or October 23 will be selected to win a voucher to cover the cost of the USF Health College of Nursing PhD application.

Register online prior to the event: bit.ly/phdworkshopregister

Apr
9
Fri
Distinguished Lectureship Series @ Microsoft Teams Meeting
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Dr. Cheedy Jaja is an associate professor in the College of Nursing at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and a board-certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. His eclectic education includes graduate degrees in public administration and policy, public health genetics, philosophy, political science, and clinical and translational science. He was the inaugural Pharmacogenetics, Ethics, and Public Policy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Indiana University School of Medicine. His research interests are sickle cell disease pain, analgesic, and psychopharmacogenetics. He has over 14 years of experience providing clinical and psychosocial care primarily to sickle cell disease patients in ambulatory healthcare settings locally and internationally.

Dr. Jaja is actively involved in global health. During the Ebola virus disease epidemic in 2014-2015, he served two tours of duty in Sierra Leone with the Boston-based humanitarian organization, Partners in Health. More recently, in the West African nation of Sierra Leone, he was instrumental in establishing a pediatric sickle cell disease clinic.

Currently, Dr. Jaja holds leadership positions in organizations including the International Association of Sickle Cell Nurses and Physician Assistants and the Network of Minority Research Investigators and has received a Fulbright Scholar Fellowship award from the U.S. State Department, among other honors. In 2020, he was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing.

Learning Objective: As a result of participating in this activity, the learner will be able to review and critically appraise evidence-based teaching strategies and to discuss implications of these strategies for clinical practice, classroom teaching, and online teaching.

Target Audience: APRNs and Registered Nurses who are not APRNs; Physicians and/or PAs.

Competencies to be addressed: Patient Care and Procedural Skills; Systems-based Practice; Medical Knowledge; Interpersonal and Communication Skills; Professionalism

Fees: There are no fees and no prerequisites for this activity.

To receive credit, participants MUST sign in for each session they attend. Those participants who DO NOT sign in will NOT receive credit for the session.

For comments or concerns regarding credit, contact CPDRSS@usf.edu. For all other concerns, contact  confacdev@usf.edu.

 

 

May
14
Fri
Virtual Nurse Anesthesia Open House @ Blackboard Collaborate
May 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn more about our CRNA DNP program, get information about the admission process review, and enjoy a virtual tour of the CAMLS facility.

Event Link: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/6413f8dcc1af4e59925a6006434c43c9

Feb
10
Thu
BHM: Virtual Racial Inequality in Healthcare Discussion
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for a discussion on racial inequality in healthcare this Black History Month!

The discussion will be led by Dr. Tricia Penniecook, Vice Dean of Education and Faculty Affairs and Associate Professor for Community and Family Health within the USF College of Public Health.

Penniecook was a practicing physician in Mexico, and has extensive experience working in public health in the U.S. and Costa Rica.

Join us via Microsoft Teams here.

 

Feb
15
Tue
BHM: Virtual Real Talk Roundtable
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month with a real talk roundtable featuring our Trailblazing nursing faculty: Dr. Wallena Gould, Dr. Janet Roman and Dr. Latiena Williams.

  • Dr. Gould- A Critical Race to Change the Face & Culture of Nursing: A Call to Action  
  • Dr. Roman- Heart Failure in African American Women: A Journey Through My Career  
  • Dr. Williams- Research Collaboration in the Faith-Based Community Setting: A Black Women’s Perspective 

Join via Microsoft TEAMS.

Feb
17
Thu
Soul Food Trucks @ The WELL Courtyard
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us to celebrate Black History Month by supporting our local black-owned food trucks!

Crab Daddy’s Surf & Turf and BBQ Time will be in the WELL Courtyard from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on February 17, 2022.

$11 food vouchers will be given to the first 100 people who attend! See you there!