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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | PARTNERS Spring Luncheon
    PARTNERS Promoting Advancement Resources To Nursing Education Research and Students Documents Printable Underwriter Form Honoring Jan Duncan Guest Speaker Cody Unser Contact Mandy Kaplon 713 500 2003 or PARTNERS uth tmc edu To purchase tickets online http go uth edu Partners Office of Development Giving to the School Ways to Give Program Priorities pdf SON Advisory Council PARTNERS SON Alumni Sara Oussar Director of Development UTHealth School of Nursing 6901

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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | Top Stories
    the way they feel mentally as well as physically Read story Good News Week Brings Funding for Three Research Projects Dr Nancy Bergstrom associate dean for research interim is celebrating a good news week after receiving notice that three UTHealth School of Nursing research projects will be funded Among these is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant of 217 807 for a project on which Dr Deanna E Grimes pictured at right is the principal investigator Read story Students Vote Schumann and Hanks McGovern Outstanding Teachers Drs Renae R Schumann and Robert G Hanks are the School of Nursing s 2013 John P McGovern Outstanding Teacher award winners selected by graduating nursing students and announced as honorees at the May 10 commencement ceremony Schumann was named undergraduate teacher of the year while Hanks pictured at right was chosen as the year s outstanding teacher of graduate students Read story BSN Students Help Healthy Living at Community Family Centers Health education and improved nutrition for underserved Houston residents are the focus of UTHealth nursing students who are teaming up with Community Family Centers CFC on an innovative Healthy Living program CFC President and CEO Maritza Guerrero said The health of Houston

    Original URL path: https://nursing.uth.edu/news/top-stories.htm (2013-06-13)
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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | The Starck Truth - Past Issues
    Students Current Students Our Pacesetters Research Contact Us The Starck Truth Past Issues Feb 26 2013 Expanding Scope of Practice in Texas Garners Wide Support Jun 28 2012 UTHS Offering New Comprehensive Approach to Diabetes Certified as DSME Center News Navigation Top Stories School News Faculty News The Starck Truth Latest Issue The Starck Truth Archive University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston 6901 Bertner Houston TX 77030 Site

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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | School of Nursing Newsroom
    increasing interprofessional curricula related to substance use disorders promoting prevention screening and treatment for this important health problem Also among the 40 who received awards yesterday are nine other UTHealth faculty members L Kay Bartholomew Ed D M P H Leonard J Cleary Ph D Jeryl D English D D S M S Jacqueline T Hecht Ph D M S Stephen H Linder Ph D Donald A Molony M D Patricia Dolan Mullen Dr PH Henry W Strobel Ph D and Muhammad F Walji Ph D These awards demonstrate the Board s commitment to recognize outstanding faculty members for their exceptional performance and innovation in the classroom Regents Chairman Gene Powell said The Board is very pleased to offer these teaching excellence awards for the first time to faculty members at our outstanding comprehensive academic health science centers This is the first year the Regents Outstanding Teaching Awards have been conferred on faculty at UT System health institutions Each of these faculty members will receive a 25 000 award and are showcased on the UT System website We have a mandate to provide an education of the first class and I firmly believe the efforts of these outstanding faculty members significantly enhance the educational experience for our students and just as importantly sharpen the competitive edge of our science and technology activities said Chancellor Francisco G Cigarroa M D Furthermore recognizing teaching excellence is aligned with the Framework for Advancing Excellence throughout The University of Texas System To be considered for these awards faculty members undergo a series of rigorous evaluations by students peer faculty and external reviewers The review panels consider a range of activities and criteria in their evaluations of a candidate s teaching performance including classroom expertise curricula quality innovative course development and student learning outcomes At

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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | School of Nursing Newsroom
    150 000 in excess of the initial challenge which brings the total donations to 950 000 At a time when major healthcare conversations are taking place and with the current shortage of primary care providers patients will turn to nurse practitioners for their family s primary health care said Board of Trustees Chair Beth Robertson We at the Cullen Trust for Health Care are proud to support this much needed program within our community Texas and elsewhere does not have an adequate number of healthcare professionals and this is a growing problem for our country said Dunn Foundation President J Dickson Rogers Training Family Nurse Practitioners is a viable and cost saving method to help alleviate this issue The John S Dunn Foundation through its Medical Education Mission is and has been pleased with the results produced by the UTHealth School of Nursing The generosity of our donors will let us recruit a cohort of 14 qualified students instead of the initial proposal of 10 for fall 2012 Dean Starck said We believe this accelerated FNP DNP Program can be used as a model all over the state To encourage nursing students to earn advanced degrees in a shorter time and at a younger age the UTHealth School of Nursing will provide full scholarships tuition and fees to 14 candidates entering the M S N program and then the D N P program with the goal of becoming family nurse practitioners In addition to these scholarships the grant funding will provide stipends of 32 000 each to offset the living expenses incurred while the master s degree students are enrolled full time The M S N curriculum includes 41 total credits over 16 months while completion of the D N P program requires an additional 43 credits 36 months at part time study On average it takes nine years four undergraduate and five at the graduate level to train a family nurse practitioner with the D N P degree We hope to accelerate these graduate studies to facilitate production of these important healthcare providers and significantly increase the number of DNP graduates with an FNP focus said Joanne V Hickey Ph D R N who will oversee the new FNP DNP Program We are very excited about this fabulous opportunity to contribute to the healthcare needs of the state for primary care providers Two faculty members in the Department of Family Health Eileen R Giardino Ph D R N and Robert G Hanks Ph D R N will be co directors of the new FNP program Family nurse practitioners are trained to promote health and prevent disease through comprehensive health care and education More and more physician practices are incorporating nurse practitioners to expand the number of patients that can be cared for Nurse practitioners are also going to places where there is not a physician on site but accessible for consultation and referral Four decades of research validate that advanced practice nurse outcomes are comparable to those of primary

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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | Ombudsman Program Home
    What is an Ombudsman Ombudsmen are advocates who identify investigate and resolve individual and system level complaints that affect residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities What does an Ombudsman Do Visit residents meet their families Help residents articulate needs Investigate and resolve complaints Advocate for system and legislative changes Educate residents of their rights Monitor conditions and care Provide a voice for those who are unable to speak for themselves Who can be a Volunteer You Can Volunteers need to be over 18 years old and living in Harris County We provide the training and any support you might need after you become certified Contact us for Application Information 713 500 9931 ombudsman uth tmc edu This program is supported in part by the City acting as the Harris County Area Agency on Aging and by the Texas Department on Aging and Disability Services Center on Aging Center on Aging Home CoA News Research Research Home Stroke CAReS Pressure Ulcers TURN Intramural Funding Education Academic Continuing Education Professional Resources Presentation Conference Caregiving Healthy Aging Ombudsman Communication Friends and Donors Contact Ombudsman Program Ombudsman Home Volunteers FAQs Documents Resources Carmen Castro Director Long Term Care Ombudsman Program The University

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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | School of Nursing Newsroom
    are expected to join the ranks of 8 650 other alumni of the UTHealth School of Nursing during the 2013 commencement ceremony to be held May 10 2013 at 7 p m at the George R Brown Convention Center Exhibit Hall B3 third floor The 2013 commencement speaker will be James H Red Duke Jr M D holder of the John B Holmes Professorship in the Clinical Sciences at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and pioneer of Memorial Hermann s Life Flight When 7 p m Friday May 10 Where 1001 Avenida de las Américas Number of graduates anticipated 202 Commencement speaker James H Red Duke Jr M D holder of the John B Holmes Professorship in the Clinical Sciences at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Dr Duke has been a faculty member at the medical school since 1972 Known nationally for his syndicated television spot Dr Red Duke s Health Reports he was instrumental in introducing Memorial Hermann s Life Flight and bringing a Level 1 Trauma Unit to Texas Awards Pinning Ceremony On May 9 at 6 p m all undergraduate nursing students will receive a keepsake School of Nursing pin in

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  • University of Texas School of Nursing at Houston | School of Nursing Newsroom
    Unser s battle with transverse myelitis has inspired others and sparked her advocacy for nervous system research She founded Cody s Great Scuba Adventures as a way to encourage the research while providing training and certification for disabled veterans through the military branch of the program In addition to speaking at the PARTNERS luncheon Unser plans to visit the School of Nursing to show her documentary Cody The First Step to the nursing students The film includes footage taken at the University of Redlands in California where she earned a degree in biopolitics and a closer look at her foundation s innovative scuba study A native of Albuquerque N M Unser now travels the country raising awareness for paralyzed persons while striving to improve their quality of life Jan Duncan a PARTNERS lifetime member will be honored during the luncheon for her service to the UTHealth School of Nursing and nursing education Jan her late husband Dan and their family have worked to aid those who are suffering by helping to establish the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children s Hospital the Dan Duncan Family Institute for Cancer Prevention and Risk Assessment at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Dan L Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine Jan also serves on the Texas Children s Hospital Board of Trustees and the MD Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors PARTNERS stands for Promoting Advancement Resources To Nursing Education Research and Students The organization was established in 1994 to offer support and encouragement to students and faculty of the School of Nursing through scholarships endowments faculty research grants and student services To date the organization holds a 1 5 million endowment to support its projects The luncheon is PARTNERS largest annual fund

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