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Monday, June 7, 2021
Chuck Stokes, School of Nursing Alumnus of the Year who retired as president and CEO of Memorial Hermann Health System in 2019, calls on today’s nurses to be part of the solution to health care challenges, including workforce shortages, chronic diseases and an aging population. Read More
Monday, May 17, 2021
Makenzie Byrd will go from being a School of Nursing student on the UMMC campus to working in the Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. The Sebastopol native is already considered a nursing leader among her peers for serving as president of the Nursing Student Body and marshal for the School of Nursing Class of 2021. Read More
The need for more health care administrators and community college nurse educators will be addressed through Building a Strong Future for Nursing in Mississippi, a project funded by the Bower Foundation that will also provide scholarships for the School of Nursing’s RN-to-MSN program.
Published on Monday, April 19, 2021
Self-care is an important part of health for nurses and their patients. With that in mind, the Sarah Elizabeth Allison Foundation is giving the School of Nursing $600,000 toward a self-care and wellness lab to promote resilience.
Published on Monday, April 5, 2021
Learning to work together to care for a homeless veteran was the goal of an interprofessional exercise involving medical, nursing and pharmacy students. During the simulation at the School of Nursing, students could listen to the lung function of a manikin named Pete Prince Jr., observe his vital signs and advocate for him as their patient. The annual exercise teaches students the importance of every care team member.
Published on Monday, March 29, 2021
The largest number of Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing students at the Medical Center will answer the need for more nurses. At UMMC, students began their studies Jan. 11 with online classes and in-person labs. Within a year, they’ll be taking exams to become registered nurses.
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