DNP and PhD Synergy: Closing the Gaps Between Research and Practice

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ANGS Student Panel on Work/Life/School Balance During The Masters Program

ANGS will be hosting a 1-hour question and answer panel on March 31st from 9 am – 10 am (Room 1.110) for foundation year students about the work-school life balance after foundation year. We will have 6 individuals that are currently in the MSN portion of the program from the Psych-Mental Health, CNS, PNP and LEADS tracks to answer questions. Additionally, we will have one panel member that worked in home health throughout the program that has since graduated from the AE-MSN program.

Individuals speaking will be from the following groups…
1. Full-time student and not working
2. Full-time student and working part-time
3. Full-time student and working full-time
4. Part-time student and not working
5. Part-time student and working part-time
6. Part-time student and working full-time

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Explore UT 2017

On Saturday March 4th, 2017, ANGS had the pleasure of volunteering for the School of Nursing’s Explore UT events. Every year ANGS is a big participant in the Explore UT festivities. We helped students learn about health and fitness in fun, interactive ways. Most of all, we love introducing young people to the world of nursing!

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ANGS Decodes APA

In January ANGS hosted Jessica Lubs, a current AE-MSN student, to help us decode the mysteries of APA formatting. Many students, especially those in the alternate entry program, come from diverse academic backgrounds, and APA formatting can be a big challenge that comes with returning to school. Thank you so much to Jessica for enlightening us and making our papers APA compliant!

 

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Professional Nurses Organizations Mixer at The School of Nursing

On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm the School of Nursing at the University of Texas at Austin welcomed several professional nursing organizations from our community to share information about their organization to undergraduate and graduate nursing students.  This offered students a chance to network and align themselves with organizations that are related to their field of interest.  Additionally, it gave students, faculty and staff the chance to meet and greet our guests that so graciously visited our school.

The following organizations were present at this event:

Sigma Theta Tau International, CTARN, Central Texas Chapter AANN, Central Texas Oncology Nursing Society, University of Texas Medical Reserve Corps (UTMRC), Central Texas Chapter American Association Neuroscience, Austin Emergency Nurses Assocation Austin Chapter, AWHONN – Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, The Association of Nurses in Graduate School, Texas Nurses Association District 5, Medical-Surgical Nurses

Jeanette Brickman representing ANGS at the Professional Nurses Organization Mixer

Jeanette Brickman, RN representing ANGS at the Professional Nurses Organization Mixer

 

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Free Yoga and Meditation at the School of Nursing!

This semester the school of nursing will be providing free yoga and meditation sessions for students. Meditation sessions will be every Wednesday from 2:10-2:30pm and 2:40-3:00pm in room 2.104F. Yoga classes will be every Wednesday from 12:00-12:30pm (chair/stretch yoga) and 12:45-1:45pm (regular yoga) in room 3.150. All sessions will run January 18th through May 10th. Enjoy a more mindful semester!

See the following flyer for more details: yoga-and-meditation-flyerspring-2017

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Interprofessional Case Competition

UTSNA has invited ANGS to participate in their Interprofessional case competion. More info is below:

The social work, pharmacy, and nursing senate councils are working together to create a case competition in the spring. Students will be working with those in other healthcare fields to complete a case, and get judged by faculty. It’s going to be a great experience for all the students!
This is the case that we will be using. The case for the competition is more on the advanced side for undergraduate nurses at the moment & if some graduate students joined us, that would benefit everyone greatly!
If interested, contact Linda Yoo at lindayoo@utexas.edu
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Wound Care Learning Opportunity at the School of Nursing

Come learn about basic wound healing, staging, and differentiating the different wound types!
Food and refreshments will be provided.
Date: November 30th, 2016
Time: 12:30pm
Location: NUR 1.106
Speaker: Lynda Kennepp, PT, DPT, CWS, CLT-LANAh9991533_002

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Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing to Speak at the School of Nursing

On Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm in room NUR 1.108, The Epsilon Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau will be giving a presentation to graduate nursing student about Sigma Theta Tau as an honor society of nursing. Guest speakers will include Amelia Manning, President of the Epsilon Theta Chapter and Professor Christine Abbyad, Counselor of the Epsilon Theta Chapter.  It will be an informational session with talks from both individuals followed by a question and answer session about the organization.  All students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.  For more information about Sigma Theta Tau please visit http://epsilontheta.nursingsociety.org/home RevSTTILogo

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Doctorate of Nursing Practice students join ANGS as officers

Less than a year ago, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing added a new doctoral degree for nurses (The Doctorate of Nursing Practice).  With the addition of the DNP program our graduate student body has grown.  With this, The Association of Nurses in Graduate School welcomes the first DNP officers in the history of ANGS.  As an organization, we feel extremely fortunate to have such dedicated, hard-working and caring individuals joining us as officers. In the photograph, on the left is DNP Representative Janice Hernandez and on the right is DNP Representative Nina Almasy. DNP Officers

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