October 2013
  1. Record Number of Attendees Set to Attend Fall Semiannual Meeting
  2. New AACN Partnership with the Jonas Center and Khan Academy
  3. New Developments to Advance the Pipeline into DNP Programs
  4. AACN Joins Script Your Future Campaign
  5. AACN Mourns Loss of Nursing Leader Rheba de Tornyay
  6. Meet AACN's Newest Scholarship Winners
  7. Upcoming Faculty Development Webinars
  8. Current Calls for Abstracts
  9. Mark Your Calendars: AACN Conferences for 2013 and 2014
  10. Baccalaureate Conference and Executive Development Series Coming to New Orleans
  11. Register Now for the 2014 CNL Summit and CNL Research Symposium
  12. QSEN Graduate Faculty Development Workshop in Naples, FL
  13. Upcoming GNSA Webinar
  14. Read the Latest AACN Policy Beat
  15. Commission on Nurse Certification Announcements
  16. ELNEC: Grant-Funded Course Available for DNP Faculty
  17. Register Now for Enrollment Management and NursingCAS Tutorial Workshop
  18. New Partnerships and Grant-Funded Initiatives
  19. Member News, Announcements, and Awards
  20. Opportunities and Resources to Consider
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1. Record Number of Attendees Set to Attend Fall Semiannual Meeting
More than 600 deans, associate deans, and other colleagues will convene in Washington, DC for AACN's Fall Semiannual Meeting on October 26-29, 2013 at the JW Marriott. The theme, Facilitating Competency: A Gateway to Excellence, will emphasize the concept of competency and its utility and effectiveness in higher education. A special preconference day of concurrent sessions is offered on October 26, and the Organizational Leadership Network meets on October 25-26. The meeting’s agenda is packed with stimulating and informative sessions, presentations, and networking opportunities.
 
Highlights will include: the presentation of the prestigious McGovern Award to Dr. John W. Rowe, professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and former CEO and chairman of Aetna, Inc.; a session on competency and higher education from Clifford Adelman (senior advisor, Institute for Higher Education Policy); and presentations from Lieutenant General Patricia D. Horoho, U.S. Army Surgeon General, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Don't miss this opportunity to network with colleagues in discussion groups and interest sessions. Each member school dean/director is invited to bring one or more associate/assistant deans to the Fall Meeting as a way to familiarize these senior academic leaders with content and issues they will find useful as they assist their deans and improve education in their settings.
 
To register for the Fall Semiannual Meeting, visit www.aacn.nche.edu/events/2013/10/26/fall.

For more information and to see the meeting brochure, visit
www.aacn.nche.edu/conferences/2013/13FallBrochure.pdf.

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2. New AACN Partnership with Jonas Center and Khan Academy
The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence (JCNE), Khan Academy and AACN have announced a partnership to create free, peer-developed, and expert-reviewed online resources to help nurses prepare for professional practice and sit for selected portions of the National Council Licensure Examination® (NCLEX-RN®). Building on a growing body of inter-professional tools housed on Khan Academy’s Web site, this new model for professional health education will provide content-rich resources to providers across disciplines around the globe.
 
The partner institutions will sponsor a competition for nursing students and other healthcare professionals to create video tutorials and exercises for specific NCLEX-RN content areas, including physiology, pathophysiology, and management of health conditions. Selected winners will receive an all-expenses-paid weeklong training program at the Khan Academy in Mountain View, CA. Trainees will go on to produce a collection of tutorials and other tools that will be accessible to students in nursing or related fields worldwide, which is especially helpful for those who cannot afford test preparation courses or who are enrolled at institutions with limited resources.
 
Tutorial topics, including health promotion and maintenance, risk reduction, care management, and pharmacological therapies, will be drawn from a range of focus areas included on the NCLEX-RN as well as nursing manuals and other teaching sources. Content will be added continuously as new materials are created. Tutorial competition submissions will be accepted online via the Khan Academy Web site beginning in November; the deadline for submissions will be in January 17, 2014. Full contest rules, submission guidelines and criteria for entry will be announced by Khan on/around November 4. The first tutorials are expected to be available in the spring of 2014 through Khan Academy’s online learning library. Funding to support the competition and content development has been provided by the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence.
 
 
 
3. New Developments to Advance the Pipeline into DNP Programs
As the transition to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) continues to accelerate, AACN is please t to share news of two ground-breaking programs that are opening doors to students wishing to complete a practice doctorate:

Norton Healthcare in Louisville, KY and the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Nursing announced a new partnership to allow baccalaureate-prepared nurses the opportunity to earn their DNP and sit for certification as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) in three years.
The program calls for 150 DNP-prepared APRNs to be added in the next few years to serve Norton Healthcare patients through new opportunities in its facilities and physician practices. The first cohort will begin studies in January 2014. Those who apply for the program must have a BSN and three years of service at Norton Healthcare. They will be selected through a rigorous interview and admissions process. Once selected, they will need to work full time at a Norton Healthcare location while attending school full time. For more information, visit http://uknow.uky.edu/content/innovative-bsn-dnp-program-starts-norton-healthcare-through-university-kentucky.

On October 9, the University of Minnesota School of Nursing announced the receipt of a $10 million gift from the Benston Foundation to fund scholarships for new students in the school’s DNP program. With funding to support approximately 50 additional DNP students per year for 10 years, this gift will infuse the region with more doctorally-prepared nurses in family practice, pediatrics, geriatrics, midwifery, nurse anesthesia, and other fields.  “We believe the focus of this gift can have a transformational effect on healthcare access, costs, quality, and outcomes, particularly for underserved and rural populations,” said Judi Dutcher, executive director for the Bentson Foundation.  The University is matching this gift with an additional $2 million in capacity-building funds for teaching, advising, and clinical oversight of students entering the DNP program.  For more details, see http://www.nursing.umn.edu/about/news/2013/ten-million-dollar-gift-to-u-of-m-aimed-at-transforming-health-care-delivery-through-nursing/index.htm.
 
4. AACN Joins Script Your Future Campaign
AACN has joined the Interprofessional team of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation American Medical Association, National Community Pharmacists Association, and the National Consumers League to serve on the steering committee and review panel Script Your Future Campaign and the 2013-2014 Medication Adherence Team Challenge.

Script Your Future is a national campaign from the National Consumers League to raise awareness about the importance of medication adherence as a vital first step toward better health outcomes. In partnership with more than 100 public and private stakeholder organizations, the campaign will provide tools to help patients and health care professionals better communicate about ways to improve medication adherence.

For more information about the Challenge, visit http://syfadherencechallenge.ning.com.
 
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5. AACN Mourns Loss of Nursing Leader Rheba de Tornyay
AACN is mourning the loss of Honorary Member and University of Washington (UW) Dean Emeritus Rheba de Tornyay, who died at the age of 87 on September 27.
 
Dr. de Tornyay served as dean at UW from 1975 to 1986 and as a faculty member until 1996. Her UW tenure encompassed a dramatic and dynamic phase of the School of Nursing’s growth. Her critical emphasis was upgrading the standards of the nursing profession and nursing faculty to be consistent with standards of other learned professions and disciplines. Her first faculty position was at the University of California, San Francisco. She was the second dean of the UCLA School of Nursing prior to assuming the helm of the UW School of Nursing.
 
Dr. De Tornyay’s list of firsts, awards, honors, and professional recognition is lengthy and includes being only the third nurse elected to the Institute of Medicine; a Founding Fellow and the first board president of the American Academy of Nursing; a director of the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Scholars Program; and the first woman and the first nurse ever elected to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation board of trustees.
 
Memorial gifts in de Tornyay’s honor should be directed to the de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging fund at the School of Nursing. Checks may be sent to the University of Washington School of Nursing, attn. Glory Visario, Box 357260, Seattle, WA 98195. More information is available at 206-543-3019.
 
6. Meet AACN's Newest Scholarship Winners
AACN is pleased to announce the latest scholarship winners from three separate awards programs funded by AfterCollege, CertifiedBackground.com, and Hurst Review Services. These programs were created to support outstanding students seeking baccalaureate and graduate degrees in nursing. Please join us in congratulating the following scholarship recipients:
 


(Pictured from left to right)

 AfterCollege Winner
  • Kylee Davis, APRN Student, University of South Florida
Certifiedbackground.com Winner
  • Bryan Wilbanks, PhD student, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Hurst Review Services Winners
  • Crystal Allen, BSN student, New York University
  • Ciara Swindell, BSN student, Washburn Universit
For more details on these scholarship programs, see www.aacn.nche.edu/students/scholarships.
 
 
7. Upcoming Faculty Development Webinars
 
AACN is pleased to announce upcoming Webinars exclusively for faculty teaching in AACN member schools. For additional details, and to register for these free Webinars, go to www.aacn.nche.edu/webinars.
 
A Practical Guide to
Achieving Scholarly Excellence
October 17, 2013
3:00-4:00 pm (ET)
 
Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses October 21, 2013
NOTE: This Webinar is postponed
due to the Government shutdown.
 

The Indiana University
Nursing Learning Partnership

October 30, 2013
3:00-4:00 pm (ET)
 
 
 
 
For future Webinars, visit www.aacn.nche.edu/webinars. For assistance in registering for Webinars, contact Anna Kathryn Pierce, Faculty Programs Coordinator, at apierce@aacn.nche.edu or 202-463-6930, ext. 227.
 
 
8. Current Call for Abstracts
Doctoral and Faculty Practice Conferences
Abstracts are invited for both the AACN Doctoral Education Conference and the AACN Faculty Practice Pre-Conference. Each abstract is to be submitted electronically on the AACN Web site, due by October 18, 2013. Authors will be notified of the status of their submission(s) no later than November 13, 2013. For information on submitting an abstract to the Doctoral Education Conference, visit www.aacn.nche.edu/conferences/2014/14DocCFA.pdf. For information on submitting an abstract to the Faculty Practice Pre-Conference, visit www.aacn.nche.edu/conferences/2014/14FacPracDocCFA.pdf. Please direct questions to Brianna Bruce at bbruce@aacn.nche.edu or 202-463-6930 ext. 261.
 
CNL Summit
The 2014 Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Summit will be held January 16-18, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Anaheim, CA. AACN is now accepting abstracts that showcase CNL initiatives or innovations in education and/or practice. All abstracts must be emailed, faxed or mailed with a postmark no later than October 20, 2013. For further details, visit www.aacn.nche.edu/conferences/2014/2014-CFA-CNL-Summit.doc. For more information on the CNL Summit, contact Horacio Oliveira, CNL Project Coordinator, holiveira@aacn.nche.edu, 202/463-6930, ext. 250.

Master's Education and Faculty Practice Conferences
Abstracts are invited for both the AACN Master's Education Conference and the AACN Faculty Practice Pre-Conference. Each abstract is to be submitted electronically on the AACN Web site, due by November 4, 2013. Authors will be notified of the status of their submission(s) no later than December 4, 2013. For information on submitting an abstract to the Master's Education Conference, visit http://www.aacn.nche.edu/conferences/2014/14MastCFA.pdf. For information on submitting an abstract to the Faculty Practice Pre-Conference, visit www.aacn.nche.edu/conferences/2014/14FacPracMastCFA.pdf. Please direct questions to Brianna Bruce at bbruce@aacn.nche.edu or 202-463-6930 ext. 261.
 
 
9. Mark Your Calendars: AACN Conferences for 2013 and 2014

October 26, 2013
JW Marriott
Washington, DC

October 26-29, 2013
Fall Semiannual Meeting
JW Marriott
Washington, DC
 
November 20-21, 2013
Executive Development Series
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
New Orleans, LA
 
November 21, 2013
Instructional Leadership Network
(ILN) Meeting

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
New Orleans, LA
 
November 21-23, 2013
Baccalaureate Education Conference
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
New Orleans, LA
 
January 16-18, 2014
CNL Summit
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Anaheim, CA

January 29, 2014
Faculty Practice Pre-Conference
Waldorf Astoria Naples
Naples, FL

January 29-February 1, 2014
Doctoral Education Conference
Waldorf Astoria Naples
Naples, FL

January 30, 2014
Research Leadership Network (RLN) Meeting
Waldorf Astoria Naples
Naples, FL

February 6-8, 2014
Faculty Development Conference
Hilton Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX 

 
For more information, contact Nadja Beverage, AACN Conference Manager at nbeverage@aacn.nche.edu or at 202-463-6930, ext. 240.
 
 
10. Baccalaureate Conference and Executive Development Series Coming to New Orleans
AACN’s Baccalaureate Education Conference will be held November 21-23, 2013 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA with the theme Priorities and Strategies for Transforming Nursing Education. Join us to consider issues of importance to baccalaureate and pre-licensure nursing education. Sessions will inform, engage, and challenge participants with timely and relevant information and discussions. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with colleagues and share successful strategies. The Executive Development Series (EDS) is once again offered in conjunction with the Baccalaureate Education Conference. The EDS is designed for aspiring and experienced academic leaders who want to improve their executive skills for a variety of positions within the academic setting. The theme Leveraging Resources will enable attendees to explore mutual challenges and share solutions in this collegial, interactive environment. AACN’s Instructional Leadership Network (ILN) also will meet during this time. ILN is comprised of nursing faculty responsible for educational programs, including curriculum development experts and faculty with teaching and/or curriculum as their primary responsibility. This year’s ILN Meeting focuses on Global Health Competence and includes stimulating discussions on issues most relevant to faculty today.
 
For further information on the Baccalaureate Conference go to www.aacn.nche.edu/events/2013/11/21/baccalaureate.
 
For more information on the EDS, go to www.aacn.nche.edu/events/2013/11/20/eds.
 
For more information on the ILN Meeting, go to: www.aacn.nche.edu/events/2013/11/21/iln.

For additional information or questions, contact Nadja Beverage, AACN Conference Manager at 202-463-6930; nbeverage@aacn.nche.edu.
 
11. Register Now for the CNL Summit and CNL Research Symposium
The 2014 Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Summit will be held January 16-18, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County near Disneyland Resort in Garden Grove, CA. The CNL Summit provides a national forum for all healthcare and academic audiences currently implementing or interested in exploring CNL education and practice. Conference topics include the impact and value of the CNL role in achieving the Triple Aim: improved cost, quality, and service outcomes; new models of care in today’s era of healthcare reform and the CNL role, particularly related to care coordination, lateral integration and transitions of care; and multi-professional practice and the CNL role in leading and building teams.
 
The 2014 CNL Research Symposium, a pre-conference workshop held in conjunction with the AACN’s CNL Summit, will be held on January 16, 2014 from 8:00 am-12:30 pm at the Hyatt Regency Orange County. Hosted by the Commission on Nurse Certification (CNC) and sponsored by the Clinical Nurse Leader Association (CNLA), the theme is Using Today’s Data to Improve Tomorrow. The target audience includes educators, practicing CNLs, students, healthcare administrators, nurse executives, and physicians among others. Early registration is $110; after January 3, 2014, the registration is $139. Separate registration from the CNL Summit is required.
 
To register and for hotel information for the CNL Summit and Research Symposium, go to http://www.aacn.nche.edu/events/2014/01/16/cnl-summit.
 
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12. QSEN Graduate Faculty Development Workshop in Naples, FL
AACN is pleased to announce that registration is now underway for the January 29, 2014 Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) Graduate Faculty Development Workshop in Naples, FL.
 
As a pre-conference for the AACN Doctoral Education Conference, the Naples QSEN Graduate Faculty Development Workshop will give nursing faculty and hospital educators the skills and resources needed to teach quality and safety competencies in master’s and doctoral level nursing courses. Graduate faculty and their practice partners are invited to apply.

Registration is free to the first 100 faculty who register for the workshop. Applications must be completed online. The application is available at www.aacn.nche.edu/qsen/workshop-application. Contact hours will be awarded to all attendees who complete the entire one-day QSEN pre-conference workshop.

For more information on this program, which is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, please visit www.aacn.nche.edu/qsen/faculty-development.
 
13. Upcoming Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) Webinar
 
Nursing Education in Primary Care and Public Health: What Does it Mean for the NP Student?

November 4, 2013
3:30-4:30 PM (ET)


Webinar Overview:
The 2012 Institute of Medicine Report on Primary Care and Public Health states that both practices share a common goal of improving population health. Join this Webinar to discover the integration of population health principles and practices into nurse practitioner curricula. Graduate nursing students will be introduced to new directions in NP education, which merge public health and primary care in order to increase support for population health.

Speakers:
Dr. Mary Paterson, Project Director, CDC Academic Partnership Cooperative Agreement, AACN and Dr. Elizabeth Hawkins-Walsh, Clinical Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs and Community Partnerships, The Catholic University of America

To register for this Webinar, go to GNSA Student Member Registration.

Webinars are offered free to all members of the GNSA. To register or to listen to the recording, visit: www.aacn.nche.edu/students/gnsa/webinars.
 
 
14. Read the Latest AACN Policy Beat
 
In this edition of Policy Beat, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Marilyn Tavenner, MHA, RN, will accept AACN’s 2013 Policy Luminary Award. Learn more about advocacy opportunities, including AACN’s Virtual Advocacy Day and making Congressional office visits during AACN’s upcoming Fall Semiannual Meeting in Washington, DC. Learn more about proposed legislation to support APRN scope of practice, including changes to the Veterans Health Administration Nursing Handbook and Protecting Access to Rural Therapy Services (PARTS) Act. To view the October issue of AACN Policy Beat, visit www.aacn.nche.edu/government-affairs/policy-beat.
 
15. Commission on Nurse Certification Announcements

 
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CNL® Certification Examination Schedule

November 1, 2013 is the deadline for the next CNL Certification Exam testing period scheduled December 2-13, 2013. Deadlines for other CNL testing periods are as follows:
 
Deadline   Testing Period
     
December 16, 2013   January 20-31, 2014
     
March 21, 2014   April 27-May 24, 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
To register your school as an exam site, submit a Site Registration Form by the applicable deadline listed above. To access a list of program resources, click here.

For more information about the CNL Certification Program, go to www.aacn.nche.edu/CNLL or contact Tracy Lofty, CNC’s Executive Director, at tlofty@aacn.nche.edu.
 
16. ELNEC: Grant-Funded Course Available for DNP Faculty
In March 2013, The National Cancer Institute (NCI) awarded grant funding to the City of Hope Medical Center, in partnership with AACN, to prepare Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) faculty to integrate palliative care content into DNP program curricula. This project titled, Integrating Palliative Oncology Care into Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Education and Clinical Practice, will give nursing faculty the tools and resources needed to educate DNP graduates on how to provide compassionate and evidence-based palliative care to the 1.6 million Americans diagnosed with cancer this year, plus the 13.7 million Americans who are living with a history of cancer. Using the grant funding, free registration, plus up to $350 in hotel lodging expenses will be offered to nursing faculty interested in attending this two-day train-the-trainer course. Faculty will be chosen competitively based on their ability to disseminate the curriculum content to other faculty, students, and clinical partners. The first of four national train-the-trainer courses will be held February 27-28, 2014 in Glendale, CA. The second national course will be held June 26-27, 2014 in Washington, DC. Applications are due no later than December 2, 2013. For more information and/or to apply, go to www.aacn.nche.edu/elnec/trainings/national#DNP.
 
Also, check-out other 2014 National ELNEC Train-the-Trainer Courses that will be available in nine cities across the United States at www.aacn.nche.edu/ELNEC.
 
 
17. Register Now for Enrollment Management & NursingCAS Tutorial Workshop

 
Join your colleagues at an upcoming event to learn more about how to leverage NursingCAS to effectively manage your admissions process. NursingCAS is the online, centralized application service for nursing schools that provides an online application for students and web-based admissions management software for schools called WebAdMIT. These free events are open to deans, admissions professionals, IT staff, faculty, nursing school recruiters, advisors, and other decision-makers involved in the admissions process. Sessions will feature content for prospective and participating schools.

October 27, 2013
7:30-8:30 am
JW Marriott Hotel (Coincides with AACN’s Fall Semiannual Meeting)
Washington, DC
Register Now
 
November 8, 2013
9:00 am-4:00 pm
Research College of Nursing
Kansas City, MO
Register Now
Click here for agenda

November 13, 2013
11:00 am-5:00 pm
Rush University (Coincides with AACRAO’s Strategic Enrollment
Management Conference)
Chicago, IL
Register Now

November 21, 2013
10:00 am-1:00 pm
Hilton New Orleans Riverside (Coincides with AACN’s Baccalaureate Education Conference)
New Orleans, LA
Register Now

There is no cost to schools to participate in NursingCAS (software, training, and support are free); applicants do pay a nominal fee. Participation is open to all accredited programs at the diploma, associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Schools can join at anytime and decide which programs to post on NursingCAS, and we will assist you with implementation. For more information on joining, visit www.aacn.nche.edu/nursingcas/join. In order to join NursingCAS, you must complete the participation form. To view or print a copy of the form prior to electronically submitting it, click here. For more information about this workshop or NursingCAS, contact Caroline Allen, at callen@aacn.nche.edu or 202-463-6930 ext. 258 or visit www.aacn.nche.edu/nursingcas.

Want to learn more about the NursingCAS experience now? Check out the NursingCAS YouTube page and watch this video case study.

 

 
18. New Partnerships and Grant-Funded Initiatives
  • With a grant of more than $2.2 million from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Vanderbilt University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies will undertake the vital role of reviewing and evaluating existing data on nursing workforce issues, conducting additional empirical research, and using the insights and findings to inform and to stimulate action. The first-hand research and analysis will help support action to ensure that the U.S. nursing workforce continues to meet the needs of patients and is prepared and positioned to promote better outcomes and high quality care. For more information, go to http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/10/grant-bolsters-study-of-nursing-workforce-future.
  • Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing has received two grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to foster interprofessional education and collaboration to better meet the health needs of the community. The first was an Interprofessional Promoting Access to Healthcare (I-PATH) grant awarded to Dr. Ida Androwich. She will receive $1.05 million over 3 years to engage nursing students in interprofessional education and clinical practice projects with dietetics and public health students. The second was an Interprofessional-Collaborative Redesign and Evaluation for Population Access to Health (I-CARE PATH) grant awarded to Dr. Fran Vlasses, who will receive $1.5 million over 3 years to develop nurse leaders to create collaborative environments to better care for patients in underserved areas. For more information on the School and these grants, visit http://www.luc.edu/nursing/news.
  • Dr. Leslie Parker, assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Nursing, has received a $400,000 National Institutes of Health grant to evaluate the best time to initiate breast milk expression in mothers of very low birth weight infants in an effort to improve health outcomes for this vulnerable population. Dr. Parker and her team, which includes associate professor Charlene Krueger and College of Medicine clinical assistant professor Sandra Sullivan, will compare different times post-birth for expressing milk in the mothers and evaluate which time frame is optimal for ensuring adequate breast milk production. For more information, visit click here.
 
19. Member News, Announcements, and Awards
Dr. Greer Glazer, Dean at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Nursing and AACN Board Member, has been named to the National Diversity Council’s 2013 list of Ohio’s Most Powerful and Influential Women. Dr. Glazer and others named to the list will be recognized at an awards breakfast October 24, during the 6th annual Ohio Diversity and Leadership Conference in Columbus. Dr. Glazer became dean of UC’s College of Nursing in January 2012. To read the press release, visit http://healthnews.uc.edu/news/?/23289.
 
20. Opportunities and Resources to Consider

The Institute of Medicine's 2013 Richard & Hinda Rosenthal Lecture will celebrate the three-year anniversary of IOM's The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health report with an event that will highlight the impact of the report through implementation of recommendations at both the national and local level, discuss the continued work of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, and chart future directions and priorities for the nursing profession. The lecture will be held Wednesday, December 11, 2013, from 5:00 - 7:30 PM (reception to follow) at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington, DC. The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Donna Shalala, President, University of Miami; Chair, Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing. The lecture is open to the public with no costs for registration. Registration for the event will open in early November. For further updates and to be notified when registration opens, click here.

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