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School of Nursing to Introduce RN to D.N.P. and B.S.N. to D.N.P. Programs
Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing is preparing to offer the Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) to students with associate’s and baccalaureate degrees in nursing.
Nursing Professor and Alumna Named Among Top Nurses of the Year
Carol J. Ratcliffe, associate professor in Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing and nursing alumnus Lindsey Harris have received top honors from the National Black Nurses Association. Ratcliffe was named the 2015 Nurse Educator of the Year, and Harris, an inpatient glycemic control nurse practitioner at UAB Hospital, was named Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year. Ratcliffe and Harris received their awards at the NBNA President’s Gala on Saturday, August 2 in Atlanta, Ga.
School of Nursing Receives $1M Grant to Prepare Veterans as Nurses
Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing will launch a program designed specifically to meet the needs of veterans seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Funded by a $1,047,385 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Samford’s nursing school will introduce an innovative program that prepares veterans to pursue careers as registered nurses.
Nurse Anesthesia Program Receives Rare 10-Year Accreditation
The Department of Nurse Anesthesia has received the maximum 10 years of continuing accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA). Notification of the accreditation decision follows an extensive self-study and site visit conducted in fall 2014. In the accreditation notification letter to Samford, COA Executive Director Francis Gerbasi praised the program for this accomplishment.
Samford Nursing Receives Maximum 10-Year Reaccreditation; Earns Top Marks
Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has received the maximum 10 years of continuing accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) following an extensive self-study and fall 2014 accreditation visit. CCNE notified the school of nursing that all accreditation standards for the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, and the post-graduate APRN certificate program were met with no compliance concerns.
Samford Nursing Receives Grant for Nurse Anesthesia Traineeships
Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has received $25,527 to provide support for students in the nurse anesthesia program. This is the 12th year for Samford to receive a Nurse Anesthesia Traineeship (NAT) grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing Receives $1.7M Grant to Prepare Nursing Educators
Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has received the second largest award nationally of the 86 Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grants for 2015-16. This is the 13th year for Samford to receive the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Samford's grant of $1,741,140 is second only to Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. It is one of only five grants nationally that exceed $1 million.
Samford Nursing Professor Sharron Schlosser Named Fellow in the Academy of Nursing Education
Sharron P. Schlosser, professor in Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has been selected for induction into the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education, with the credential of Fellow. Schlosser, who has been a member of the Samford faculty for 40 years, joins the Academy’s 202 fellows representing nursing schools and programs throughout the United States.
Online Nursing Programs Ranked Among the Best for Veterans
Online master’s degree programs in Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing have been ranked among the best in the nation for veterans, according to analysis and reports recently released by U.S. News and World Report. Ranked #42 in the nation, this is the first time Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing has been included in the ranking. They are the only Alabama school on the list.
School of Nursing Presents Student Awards
In a series of three ceremonies, Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing recognized outstanding graduate and undergraduate students for 2015.
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