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Events: Save the Dates

Wake Lecture -- Wednesday, November 7

Alumni + Student Speed Networking -- Wednesday, November 28

Direct Entry December Graduation -- Friday, December 14

  

News: NIH grant awarded to Dr. Lisa Hanson, director of nurse-midwifery program

 

The College of Nursing Apparel Sale is now live!

Click HERE to purchase your Marquette Nursing pride!
Our order will be open until 3 pm on Monday, October 29.

 

Event: Dr. E Wes Ely

Dr. E. Wesley Ely, professor of medicine at Vanderbilt University, is presenting two programs on Thursday, October 18.

Delirium and Cognitive Impairment in the ICU
4:30 - 6:30 p.m. presentation, followed by a light reception
Clark Hall, Room 111, 510 N. 16th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233

Faith at the End of Life: Insights from an Intensivist
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Dinner and presentation
Raynor Memorial Library, Conference Center (lower level), 1355 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233

A White Coat Mass, led by Bishop Jeffrey Haines, will be held between the two programs from 6:30 - 7:30 pm at the Chapel of the Holy Family, 1442 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233.

Register by October 10 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dr-e-wes-ely-tickets-49953559441.

 

Event: James Wake Memorial Lecture

"Palliative Caring: Transforming the Culture of Care through the Integration of Key Palliative Care Principles"

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Alumni Memorial Union, Monaghan Ballroom
A reception will follow the lecture.

Keynote speaker: Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, MA, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C
Founder of Collaborative Caring

Focusing on the need for transformation in the culture of care, Otis-Green and her audience will identify opportunities to change the culture of caring within their areas of influence during this interactive presentation. Integration of key palliative care principles, evidence-informed best practice models and resources will be shared as participants explore ways to improve quality of life for their patients and families while also lessening their own moral distress.

This lecture is in memory of James Wake, chaplain and husband of Dr. Madeline Wake, RN, FAAN, former Marquette Provost. James' career was devoted to helping others through social work and chaplaincy.

Presented by the Marquette University College of Nursing Institute for Palliative and End of Life Care.

Please register by October 30 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/james-wake-memorial-lecture-tickets-50461152666.

 

News: Dr. Dora Clayton-Jones completes prestigious Diversity Scholars program

Dora Clayton Jones with Betty PaceDora Clayton-Jones, Ph.D., RN, CPNP-PC, assistant professor, successfully completed the 2017-2018 Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research Institute - Functional and Translational Genomics of Blood Disorders (PRIDE-FTG) program.

The purpose of PRIDE is to broaden the demographic profile of biomedical research by training junior faculty from under-represented backgrounds and/or with disabilities to advance their scientific careers and be more competitive for external research funding. Dr. Clayton-Jones' specific area of research is sickle cell disease to include optimizing self-management behaviors and health care transition. 

Dr. Clayton-Jones, left, worked with mentor Dr. Betty Pace, a Marquette alumna and director of the Augusta Pride-FTG program.

 

News: College of Nursing receives three Explorer Challenge Awards from the Office of the President

Dr. Abir Bekhet received a $25,000 award for "Gendered Disabilities and Milwaukee Muslim Immigrants: Empowering Muslim Women, Health Providers, and Researchers to Understand Stigmatizing Effects of Disabilities and Promote Positive Change," as well as a $5,000 award for "Positive Thinking Training Intervention for First Generation Middle Eastern Immigrants: Assessing Critical Parameters."

Dr. Norah Johnson is part of a team that was funded $25,000 to establish an Interdiscipliniary  Autisism Initiative as a "go-to" place for research and services for Milwaukee. Dr. Johnson will participate in the research division workgroup and use a portion of the funds to collaborate with a student in Math, Statistics, and Computer Science to adapt her iPhone Autism Health Care Manager app for use on android phones. The app helps decrease child anxiety before medical procedures and is located on the Marquette Apple store.

Theresa Schnable, Simulation Coordinator, is using immersive or virtual reality (VR) technology to decrease student anxiety and its negative effects in study abroad programs through an interdisciplinary collaboration. 

 

News: Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center awarded additional grant from U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

The Wisconsin Geriatric Education Center (WGEC) was awarded an additional $881,825 from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.  WGEC is a statewide consortium, led by Marquette University's College of Nursing. This additional funding will allow the center to continue providing geriatric training to healthcare providers in Wisconsin and to expand its educational offerings in the areas of dementia and opioid misuse.

 

News: Dr. Amber Young-Brice receives NLN Nursing Education Research Grant

Dr. Amber Young-Brice, Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing, received a two-year, $21,247 National League for Nursing (NLN) Nursing Education Research Grant. Dr. Young-Brice, designated as the Ruth Donnelly Corcoran Research Award recipient, will focus her research on exploring grit as a predictor of academic success among nursing students.

   

News: College of Nursing Magazine

View our latest 2018 issue of Marquette Nurse

 

News: Marquette’s College of Nursing receives Future of Nursing Scholars Grant

Marquette University’s College of Nursing is one of 31 schools selected to receive a grant to increase the number of nurses who hold Ph.D. degrees. The selected schools comprise the fifth cohort of grantees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars program, which will provide financial support, mentoring and leadership development to nurses who commit to earn their Ph.D. in three years. Marquette will select two nursing students to receive this prestigious scholarship.

Read more.

 

News: Marquette nursing leader selected to address Congress on Project BEYOND-2

Marquette University Project BEYOND-2 Coordinator Terrie Garcia, M.Ed., RN, Ph.D.(c), was selected by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to represent an interdisciplinary Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition to address members of Congress at an event in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

The panel focused on how Title VII and VIII grantees are helping patients with opioid use disorders, increasing access to care for rural communities, practicing preventative medicine, and promoting health equity.Terrie

Garcia coordinates Project BEYOND-2, a student support program that seeks to encourage students from underrepresented backgrounds to pursue a career in professional nursing. Project BEYOND-2 is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The Nov. 29, 2017, edition of the AACN newsletter highlights the congressional briefing. Learn more about Project Beyond-2.

  

News: College of Nursing graduate program ranks in top 12 percent in U.S. News & World Report 

The 2018 graduate school rankings from U.S. News and World Report show Marquette programs rank among the best in the country. 

logoThe graduate program is ranked #63 out of 532 programs nationally, and are ranked higher than any other graduate programs in the state. Our D.N.P. program was ranked #62 of 517 programs. 

Value Colleges ranked the top 50 Best Value D.N.P. programs in the country.