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CNPD Research News: January 2024

Categories: News, Research

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Please remember to submit research updates and accomplishments to the CNPD Research Office email at CNPD Research and Scholarship Day, May 1, 2024 10 a.m. – 1p.m. | Memorial Union Ballroom We want you! CNPD students are encouraged to participate in a day celebrating research, collaboration, scholarship, and creative activities. Eligible Participants CNPD students and […]

2024 Founders Day Award Recipients Announced

Categories: News, Upcoming Events

Congratulations to this year’s Founders Day Award recipients!   The CNPD is pleased to congratulate Lani Moen from the Department of Social Work and Dr. Tracy Enger from the Department of Undergraduate Nursing! Lani Moen is a recipient of the VPAA Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. Dr. Tracy Enger is a recipient of the VPAA Award […]

One nurse, two worlds

Categories: News, RAIN

For RAIN’s Indigenous speaker series, Whitney Fear Johnson − tribal member, documentary subject and nurse practitioner – spoke with nursing students by Walter Criswell for UND Today Whitney Johnson spoke to students and faculty of the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines for RAIN’s Indigenous Speaker Spotlight series. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. Whitney Fear […]

Three UND colleges unite for new research initiative

Categories: News, Research

by Walter Criswell of UND TodayMultidisciplinary initiative promises to bolster behavioral health support in rural North Dakota Tiffany Russell (left to right), Kelly McShane, Karla Fehr and Ethan Dahl serve as core members of UND’s new Behavioral Health Initiative. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. Behavioral health disorders, which range from substance use disorders to suicidality […]

CNPD Research News: October 2023

Categories: News, Research

Submit research updates and accomplishments to the CNPD Research Office email at CNPD Accomplishments Congratulations to Dr. Carenlee Barkdull for being awarded a new grant, North Dakota Child Welfare Best Practices Partnership! Please see the link for the article on this new grant! Congratulations to Dean Maridee Shogren on her publication! Scott, K. A., […]

Opportunities abound around the world

Categories: News

In a remarkable journey spanning across continents, John Mundy, CRNA, DNP ‘00, recently shared his and his wife Arlee’s (CRNA ‘08) inspiring story as graduates of the University of North Dakota’s Nurse Anesthesia program. Originally hailing from New Zealand, John Mundy immigrated to the United States in 1991, and his connection to UND has played […]

Greetings from Nurse Anesthesia

Categories: News

From Dr. James Sperle Nurse Anesthesia Program Director Like many others throughout the country, our region continues to adapt to life after COVID. The pandemic exacerbated and highlighted the growing demand and need for specialized healthcare professionals in our state and region, such as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists. Being a large rural state, North Dakota […]

CNPD Research News: September 2023

Categories: News, Research

Please remember to submit research updates and accomplishments to the CNPD Research Office email at Announcements Welcome Back College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines Faculty, Students, and Staff from the CNPD Research Office! To keep everyone updated on the news about your research success, upcoming funding, or research opportunities, we plan to send a monthly […]

Sim labs train future doctors and nurses

Categories: News

State-of-the-art simulation labs — some of them unique in the country — help UND health care students hone their skills A College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines student practices preparing a manikin arm for an IV in class. Photo by Walter Criswell/UND Today. Health care practices are evolving, as are the tools that health care […]

UND Nurse Anesthesia alum explores the political process at AANA Assembly

Categories: News

Sarah Nell, DNP, APRN-CRNA Nurse Anesthesia Class of 2023, shares her perspective from the mid-year assembly. This spring, as a student registered nurse anesthetist, I was fortunate to attend the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiologists’ Mid-Year Assembly 2023. This conference is intentionally set in a place where the conversation is never ending and activism can […]