Summer 2018: School of Nursing Update

Primary Care Nursing Minor

The University of Indianapolis will revolutionize its undergraduate nursing curriculum thanks to a $2.5 million grant obtained through the Community Health Network Foundation.

100 Percent Pass Rate

For the third consecutive year, the School of Nursing achieved a 100-percent pass rate from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board for the Family Nurse Practitioner & Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner programs.

Student & Faculty Highlights

Briyana Morrell, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, and Heather Ball ’17 (M.S. in Nursing-Nursing Education), had a manuscript accepted for publication. “Can you escape nursing school?: Educational escape room in nursing education,” will be published in Nursing Education Perspectives. The authors provided a presentation about the strategy at the Indiana League for Nursing Creative Teaching Strategies Conference in June. Ball has also recently been appointed as the manager of the operating rooms at IU Health West Hospital.

Faculty from three health professions led an interprofessional simulation in the summer of 2016.  The qualitative results of associated research from this project have been accepted for publication in the Athletic Training Education Journal: Morrell, B. L., Nichols, A. M., Voll, C. A., Hetlzer, K. E., Toon, J., Moore, E. S., Moore, S. M., Kemery, S. R., Carmack, J. N. (In Press). “Care across campus: Athletic training, nursing, and occupational therapy student experiences in an interprofessional simulation.” Athletic Training Education Journal.

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