Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing has received a $2.7 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to support a new post-baccalaureate nurse residency program and to further develop community-based primary care clinical experiences.
Cheryl Clark, an assistant professor in Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing, says she always has found participating in service trips to Jamaica to be positive experiences, but a recent journey to that Caribbean island nation with a group of WCU nursing students plumbed an even greater depth of personal meaning – and it involved a little red wagon.
A long-running partnership between Western Carolina University and Mission Health System to improve the quality of health care in Western North Carolina reached a milestone recently when the federal government awarded a $1.3 million grant to boost the readiness of students graduating from WCU’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program.
Mark A. Kossick, WCU professor of nursing and anesthesia simulation education coordinator, accepted an invitation by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation to serve on its 2017 scholarship review committee.
Western Carolina University students once again are among the nation’s leaders in the number of research projects accepted for presentation at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, and this year, for the first time, WCU’s student contingent will include a representative of the School of Nursing.
To help show how music can drastically improve the quality of life for those suffering with Alzheimer’s disease, Western Carolina University’s School of Nursing will be hosting a screening of the movie “Alive Inside” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Mad Batter Food and Film in downtown Sylva.