Motivated to mentor
Sheree Criner’s ladder of success in nursing comes from dedication and hard work. Now the master’s-degree leadership student hopes to mentor other women and young African-American girls, so they will have support for and know what is possible in the nursing profession.
Preparing clinicians to fill primary care need
UC Davis offers the only program in the nation where future nurse practitioners and physician assistants learn together.
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Visiting his mother at her pharmacy, writing pretend prescriptions and soaking up all aspects of the health care environment shaped Ron Ordona as a child. In his Filipino grade school, he thought that would be his future. Ultimately, he chose nursing—a decision that brought him to the United States and will bring opportunity for future nursing students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.
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Video: Community partnership expands care and student preceptorships
Through a first-of-its-kind agreement between Sacramento County Public Health and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, Ricky Norwood, an assistant clinical professor and nurse practitioner, provides clinical services at the county clinic, leads classes at the school and precepts nurse practitioner and physician assistant students at the clinic.