Post Tagged with: "College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines"

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Beyond ‘Flamin’ Hot Cheetos’

April 24, 2018 at

Chef’s Table demonstrates healthy cooking to fuel Fighting Hawks student-athlete performance in and out of the classroom

Root beer games

Root beer games

April 24, 2018 at

In effort to educate students about alcohol, UND Nursing pushes safe suds at Olympic-style event

Thomasine Heitkamp, professor in the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, recently has drawn nearly $8 million in federal grants for UND's efforts to bolster mental health services and combat opioid addiction in rural America.Heitkamp is teaming with fellow UND scholars, such as Meridee Schogren (right), a clinical associate professor of nursing, and others to help administer the training to more mental health providers in rural communities across much of the Great Plains. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

Investing in intervention

January 23, 2018 at

UND on leading edge of new approaches to identify and intercept opioid, alcohol abuse

William Caraher and Bret Weber, UND associate professors of history and social work, respectively, have released the latest edition of a growing library of co-authored books about life in the oil-laden Bakken area of western North Dakota. (Above) Weber and Caraher are center in a photo taken in 2015 in the heart of the Bakken Oil Formation, with fellow Bakken researchers, John Holmgren, faculty member at Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania;  Aaron Hoffman, a student at Franklin & Marshall College, Richard Rothaus, North Dakota University System vice chancellor; and Kostis Kourelis, from Franklin & Marshall College. Image courtesy of John Holmgren.

A tourist guide to the Bakken

December 5, 2017 at

New book offers 10 tours of oilfields and insider information

The University has the capacity to help solve rural issues, said Thomasine Heitkamp, a UND Professor in the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines,  who with grand challenge team members invited the federal representatives to campus for a UND Discovery grand challenge event earlier this week. Photo by Tyler Ingham/UND Today.

‘Speed dating’ for research

November 16, 2017 at

Thomasine Heitkamp heads up event helping feds and researchers address rural health and social issues

Nursing on a mission

Nursing on a mission

October 25, 2017 at

Annual service trip to Guatemala provides life lessons for UND students

A resident of Round Rock, Texas – a suburb of Austin – Fallon Jefferson is a distance student of UND’s Advanced Public Health Nurse master’s program, completing the second semester of her three-semester practicum.    Has been putting her education to practice in Texas hurricane shelters.

In the eye of the storm

October 5, 2017 at

UND online master’s student brings advanced nursing expertise to the front lines at Texas hurricane shelters

Maureen Atake is hooded on August 4 after earning her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP). Atake was was born in Nigeria and came to the U.S. in 1998. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Parting ‘shots’

August 8, 2017 at

UND Doctor of Nursing Practice grad researches vaccination rates in urban Somali communities

Tracy Charboneau (left) and Challsey Scallon, UND College of Nursing & Professional Discipline alumnae and veterans of the Recruitment and Retention of American Indians into Nursing program, or RAIN for short, recently pulled off a big idea when they cut the ribbon on a brand new $1.2 million wellness center  dedicated to helping those on teh Spirit Lake Sioux reservation stricken with Type I and II diabetes. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Home-grown health

April 20, 2017 at

UND Nursing and RAIN program alums renovate former school bus garage into diabetes wellness center on Spirit Lake reservation

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences' students are given technical instructionon the state-of-the-art  "da Vinci Surgical Robot" recently.  One way SMHS faculty researchers teach students is by ringing knowledge and cutting-edge technology into the classroom.  Photo by Tyler Ingahm.

Health education: Another budget dilemma

April 13, 2017 at

Proposed federal cuts could impact UND’s ability to prepare allied health professionals for service in North Dakota

UND Nurse Anesthesia Program

Tradition of leadership

March 21, 2017 at

UND’s Nurse Anesthesia program celebrates 30 years of excellence in supplying the healthcare workforce needs of the region

‘Difficult and chaotic’

‘Difficult and chaotic’

February 14, 2017 at

Simulation gives UND students up close and personal view of family life below the poverty line

As part of a recent simulation hosted by the UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, students were asked to assume varying family roles and maneuver the intricacies of making ends meet when there is not enough resources to go around. Photo by Tyler Ingham.

Into the poverty line

February 7, 2017 at

Students get crash course in what it’s like to not make ends meet in simulation designed to develop more societal empathy

Part of that success is of UND’s Recruitment/Retention of American Indians into Nursing (RAIN) program is that it’s a home away from home for its students and alums, according to Elle Hoselton (left), a RAIN alumna who, like Sonya Anderson (right), came back to UND to mentor students in the program. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Let it RAIN

November 22, 2016 at

UND program that recruits and educates majority of state’s American Indian nurses thrives with nurturing family atmosphere

Bruce Horwitz, a national expert on substance abuse screening and intervention, addresses an audience of North Dakota behavioral healthcare professionals on Monday, Nov. 14, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Photo courtesy of Thomasine Heitkamp.

Making a difference

November 16, 2016 at

UND Nursing hosts workshop for state behavioral health professionals on reducing substance abuse in their communities