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    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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    Nominate Alumni with the Courage to Care

    Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing is now accepting nominations for its annual Courage to Care Awards. The Courage to Care Awards were established to recognize outstanding Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing and Birmingham Baptist Hospital School of Nursing alumni who demonstrate the Moffett Maxims in their current or past practice as a registered nurse.

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    Graduates from Samford University’s College of Health Sciences are uniquely prepared to combine their faith, skills and knowledge to positively impact the lives of individuals and communities. In a May 15 commencement address, College of Health Sciences Vice Provost Nena F. Sanders, challenged graduates to dedicate their careers to answering God’s call to a lifetime of caring for others.

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    Samford University Associate Professor Named to Governor’s Health Care Improvement Task Force

    Carol J. Ratcliffe, DNP, RN, FACHE, associate professor in Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing and co-leader of the Alabama Health Action Coalition, has been appointed by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley to the Alabama Health Care Improvement Task Force.  The task force, created by executive order, will identify ways to improve the health of Alabamians, including ways to bring more accessible and affordable health care to residents of the state.

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    Nursing School Simulates Tornado to Prepare Health Care Students and First Responders

    Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing simulated a community incident on April 2 to help prepare future nurses and other health care providers to respond in the event of a campus or community emergency.  In partnership with Homewood Fire Department, Regional Paramedic Service and Samford’s Office of Public Safety, the nursing school created a severe weather situation involving injuries ranging from psychological impact to fatalities.  In addition to nursing students, students from the departments of nurse anesthesia, communication sciences and disorders and kinesiology also participated.

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    Samford's Master's Nursing Programs Ranked Among the Best in the Nation

    For the first time, master’s programs in Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing are ranked among the best in the nation according to analysis and reports released March 10 by U.S. News and World Report.

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    Schlosser Earns Prestigious National League for Nursing Award

    Samford University professor Sharron Schlosser has earned the National League for Nursing’s prestigious Excellence in Leadership Award for NLN constituent leagues. The award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated excellence in leadership, service and commitment to the NLN’s mission to promote excellence in nursing education to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce in order to advance the nation’s health. 

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    Nursing Alumni Honored at Annual Courage to Care Gala

    Samford University's Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing honored 11 alumni at its annual Courage to Care gala Friday, Oct. 10. The honorees, including Living Legacy award recipient Sondra Tatum McGinnis, were cited for their adherence to the maxims of the school's namesake, the late Ida V. Moffett.

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    Samford's Nursing School Hosts Inaugural White Coat Ceremony

    Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing hosted its first White Coat Ceremony for students on Monday, Oct. 6 in Samford’s Reid Chapel. Seventy-two undergraduate students who began clinical courses this semester were honored during this historic event. 

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    CampUs Continues to Grow and Serve Children with Special Needs

    CampUs, Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing’s summer camp for children with special needs, returned in 2014 and was bigger and better than ever before! Throughout the summer, CampUs provided respite care for more than 30 families with children with special needs, ages 4-14.

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