Jefferson College of Nursing students Tanya Bronzell-Wynder, Theresa Moran and Sung Whang have been awarded 2015 Carpenter Community Nursing Fellowships! The Carpenter Community Nursing Fellowship provides an introductory and competitive fellowship program in community-based and public health nursing for current and recently graduated nursing students of all levels. The program will introduce Fellows to newly emerging nursing career opportunities, develop Fellows’ leadership skills, and provide Fellows mentors to support their future career path.
Amanda Paul, a Nurse Anesthesia student in Jefferson’s College of Nursing (JSN) has been selected to participate in the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) PR Committee’s Student Mentoring Program. The purpose of the Mentoring Program is to provide a positive, welcoming, motivational and educational experience to student leaders through mentoring by experienced Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). Students are nominated for the Mentoring Program by their school’s program administrators. Amanda was chosen for consistently demonstrating leadership qualities and skills. Congratulations Amanda!
Angela Coladonato, DNP Student at the Jefferson College of Nursing received a special projects grant from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Organization of Nurse Leaders (SEPONL) to complete her DNP Practice Inquiry Project titled "The Impact of Nurse Leader Emotional Intelligence on Staff Nurse Job Satisfaction”.
Sitha Dy, a current DNP student with a projected graduation date of 2017, won the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's 2014 Quality and Safety Award for her submission on "Multi-Facet Approach in Centralizing Falls Prevention". There were over 110 submissions for the award. Congratulations to Sitha!
Jefferson College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students were recognized for their exceptional work and performance at the Class Night Awards on August 20, 2014.
Each year the Jefferson College of Nursing (JSN) invites a Visiting Scholar to campus to present on a topic that is both timely and of interest to both JCN and Jefferson's Nursing department. This year's Visiting Scholar was Dr. Deborah Washington, Director of Diversity for Patient Care at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Dr. Washington met with JCN faculty in the morning and discussed diversity and cultural awareness both in nursing education and nursing practice. JCN hosted a luncheon in Deborah's honor and the day culminated with a presentation by Dr. Washington to JCN students and faculty.
Mara Killen, a Jefferson College of Nursing doctoral student, is the recipient of the Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar Award. The award consists of a two year scholarship: $10,000 from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare matched by $10,000 from the Jefferson College of Nursing.
Stephanie Aucello Perez is the recipient of a $5,000 scholarship from Walgreens. The funds are to be awarded to a senior Family Nurse Practitioner MSN who plans to work in retail health and who agrees to complete a clinical rotation in a Walgreens' Take Care Clinic while completing the degree.