Calendar

May
18
Fri
Distinguished Lecture Series (Dr. Peter Kaufmann) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 2007
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lecture Title:

The Look AHEAD Trial: When Design Defeats Intervention
Jun
6
Wed
Dissertation Defense (Samia Dutra) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 2005
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Doctoral Dissertation Defense:

Adapting SafeMedicate (Medication Dosage Calculation Skills Software) For Use In Brazil

~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ~

Jun
12
Tue
Dissertation Defense (Carissa Alinat) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 1001
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Doctoral Dissertation Defense:

Genetic Moderation of Pain and Fatigue Symptoms Resulting From the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Breast Cancer Program

~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ~

Jun
25
Mon
Dissertation Defense (Suzan Abduljawad) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 2007
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Doctoral Dissertation Defense:

Fatigue-Related Symptom Clusters and Their Relationship with Functional Status in Older Adult Hospice Patients

~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ~

Oct
18
Thu
Dissertation Defense (Dany Fanfan) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 1096A
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Role of Migration-Related Stress in Depression Among Haitian Immigrants in Florida: A Mixed Method Sequential Explanatory Approach

~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ~

Nov
7
Thu
Dissertation Defense (Marilyn Aluoch) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 1060
Nov 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Doctoral Dissertation Defense:

Perceived Discrimination and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Blacks: A Secondary Data Analysis of the Heart Score Study

~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ~

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.