The Lesbian and Gay Family Building Project, which relocated to Binghamton University this month, has a new five-year, $600,000 state grant. Read More
CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR IN RWANDA
Karen Johnson Feltham, RN, CNM, MS, a clinical lecturer and doctoral student at the Decker School of Nursing at Binghamton University, is currently working as a midwife mentor though the Human Resources for Health Program in Kigali, Rwanda.
Congratulations to Innovative Practice Center Coordinator,Patti Reuther, MS, RN, CHSE.
In August, Ms. Reuther earned certification as a healthcare simulation educator (CHSE). According to the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, there are currently less than 250 CHSEs worldwide. Certification verifies that the simulation education at DSON is based on evidence based research and best practices.
For many students, summer school conjures images of hot classrooms, early mornings and burdensome homework. After struggling through finals, summer has traditionally been a time to relax, recover and refresh. The substitution of the computer screen for the blackboard in an online course does little to ease the anxiety of having to study instead of play.
This melancholy of summer school may start to change with a new online course – Medicolegal Death Investigation – taught this summer at Binghamton University by Matthew Lunn.
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Dean Joyce Ferrario accepting a gift from Ms. Sandra Attleson in memory of her daughter Shiela Attleson. The new scholarship will support students interested in working with elders.
DSON Congratulates PhD student- Lynn M. Baniak!
Congratulations to Lynn M. Baniak, PhD student, who was selected on April 30th out of 41 entrants to receive the 2013 Health Care Innovation Days Binghamton Biomedical Research Conference Best Poster Award. Lynn's poster reflects her current research to increase sleep quality in individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and who exhibit low cardiac output by mobilizing lower extremity (LE) pooled fluid via calf muscle pump (CMP) stimulation thus returning venous blood and interstitial fluid to the central circulatory system.The findings from this pilot clinical trial indicates that quality of sleep can be significantly improved by mobilizing lower extremity fluid through activation of the calf muscle pump through plantar stimulation.
One of the nation’s foremost authorities on rural health and healthcare policy, Mary Wakefield is administrator for the $7.5 billion Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources. She oversees approximately 7,000 community clinics that focus on improving access to healthcare services for the uninsured, underserved and special needs populations. The agency also funds 3,000 grants for programs across the country, including ones that support educational programs in Binghamton University’s Decker School of Nursing. Read more.
Archived News . . .
Congratulations to Laura Terriquez-Kasey who is the recipient of the Jean and Frank Ferrario Scholarship.
Congratulations to Decker School of Nursing fall 2013 PhD Candidate Elizabeth A. Russo who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation on Tuesday, September 24, 2013. Ms. Russo's dissertation is titled: The Lived Experience of Rural Upstate New York Residents Living with an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator. Committee members are Dr. Lindsay Lake Morgan, Chair; Dr. Carolyn Pierce, Co-mentor; Dr. Joanne Bigness; and Dr. Cassandra Bransford (OE). Congrats, Dr. Russo!!
Decker PhD student Karen L Zanni was selected by the American Nurses Association and will serve on their Steering Committee to help revise the ANA's Code of Ethics.To see more Kudos,
Last Updated: 11/11/13