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Archive for June, 2013

Nursing Faculty Receive Grant for a Study on Social Bullying

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Sigma Theta Tau International’s Xi Chapter (University of Pennsylvania) awarded a $900 grant to nursing faculty members Diane Wieland, Earl Goldberg, and Ciara Levine, for their second study on social bullying in nursing academia, “Resiliency in Bullied Academic Nursing Faculty: a Phenomenological Study.” They were also awarded $400 from the Zane Robinson Wolf Research Fund for this study.

Teixeira Authors Chapter and Presents Poster at NONPF Conference

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M. Elizabeth Teixeira, DrNP, ANP/GNP-BC, CDE, assistant professor of nursing, authored the chapter “Nursing and Home Care Perspective of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy” in In Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians.”

Teixeira served as an invited abstract reviewer for the Spring 2013 Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) Conference, and an invited manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Holistic Nursing.

In addition, Teixeira, with Susan Burke and Sharon Byrne, presented the peer-reviewed poster, “An experiential learning approach that utilizes simulation and skills to assist FNP and PNP students to meet primary care competencies,” at the National Association of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) 39th Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh.

La Salle Grads Have 100 Percent Pass Rate on Adult or Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Exams

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100 percent of La Salle University nurse practitioners who took the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) Adult or Family Primary Care Nurse Practitioner exams in 2012 passed on their first attempt. According to ANCC, the national average pass rate for adult nursing practitioner graduates is 91.4 percent and 88.3 percent for family nurse practitioners.

“We are very proud of the accomplishments of our Nurse Practitioner students and the excellent preparation they have received from the faculty who are committed to their success,” said Kathy Czekanski, PhD, RN, CNE, Associate Dean for Nursing Programs for La Salle’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences.