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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Calendar of events

This calendar of events lists Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing public events, academic milestones and important dates.

2014 Spring Quarter

March 22

Nurse practitioner alumni reception
Leah Morris, a UC Davis alumna and leader at Covered California, is the keynote speaker at the California Association of Nurse Practitioners 37th Annual Education Conference in Newport, Calif. The reception is for alumni to meet Leah and reconnect with classmates and faculty. If you are an alumni and would like to R.S.V.P. for the reception, please send an email to pauline.mcalpin@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu; if you are unable to attend but would like to reconnect with UC Davis visit remember.ucdavis.edu.

March 31

White Coat Ceremony
Class of 2015 physician assistant and nurse practitioner students are presented with the traditional white coats in recognition of their entry into clinical training.

April 10-12

Western Institute of Nursing 47th Annual Research Conference and University of California nursing reception
The four UC nursing programs team up to celebrate the university's contributions to nursing research. Attendees will meet UC Nursing faculty, postdoctorial scholars, students and staff during the reception. No R.S.V.P. necessary, 6:30—8 p.m. Fifth Avenue Room, The Westin Seattle. Throughout the annual research conference, UC Davis nursing faculty, students and staff will lead various podium and poster presentations.

April 18

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Session
UC Davis Health System’s spring 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela” by Nelson Mandela. Book club discussions are from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 3225 A and B in the Education Building, R.S.V.P. is not required. All health system faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the book club’s free, lunch-time discussions. The April 18th discussion focuses parts one through three. Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Assistant Adjunct Professors Jann Murray-Garcia and Kupiri Ackerman-Barger lead the series featuring Long Walk to Freedom.

April 24 & 25

National Advisory Council
The annual meeting of the National Advisory Council brings national health-care experts together to provide input on long-range plans in several areas.

 

April 30

Qualitative Health Symposium
A one-day, skill-building and professional-development symposium to highlight and demonstrate qualitative research methods as well as provide networking opportunities for researchers interested in qualitative or mixed-methods health research. Click here for more information.

May 9

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Session
UC Davis Health System’s spring 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela” by Nelson Mandela. Book club discussions are from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 3225 A and B in the Education Building, R.S.V.P. is not required. All health system faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the book club’s free, lunch-time discussions. The May 9th discussion focuses on parts four through seven.  Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Assistant Adjunct Professors Jann Murray-Garcia and Kupiri Ackerman-Barger lead the series featuring Long Walk to Freedom.
 

May 13

Founding Donor Celebration Luncheon
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing hosts founding donors to a celebratory lunch honoring and appreciating those who give to the school. Click here for more information about giving to the School of Nursing.

May 23

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Session
UC Davis Health System’s spring 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela” by Nelson Mandela. Book club discussions are from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 3225 A and B in the Education Building, R.S.V.P. is not required. All health system faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the book club’s free, lunch-time discussions. The May 23rd discussion focuses on parts eight through eleven.  Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Assistant Adjunct Professors Jann Murray-Garcia and Kupiri Ackerman-Barger lead the series featuring Long Walk to Freedom.

May 31

M.S. leadership and Ph.D. space-available application deadline
May 31 is the space-available application deadline for prospective students applying for fall 2014 entrance to the Master of Science — Leadership and the Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Degree Programs. Interested applicants should apply online through the Office of Graduate Studies. To learn more about how to apply, please click here.

June 6

Academic Symposium
Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Students present their scholarly work. Activities include panel discussions, summaries of doctoral dissertations, podium presentations and research poster displays. Click here for more information.

June 12

Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony
Graduating Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership master’s-degree and doctoral-degree students and participate in the Office of Graduate Studies Commencement Ceremony at the Activities and Recreation Center on the UC Davis campus. The School of Nursing also conducts its own graduation celebration the same day.

June 26

Healthy Life Planning
Healthy life planning requires a safe environment where people can be themselves and feel comfortable. The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing will host a luncheon event to provide information on advance health care directives, retirement and estate planning. The event is at 11 a.m., the 1-year anniversary of the United States Supreme Court ruling the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. Click here for more information. 
 

2014 Winter Quarter

Jan. 9

Regional Advisory Group meeting
The Regional Advisory Group is comprised of health-care leaders who meet with the school’s leaders biannually to provide feedback on the progress of the school and its impact on the community.

Jan. 15

Application deadline for prospective fall 2014 students
January 15 is the application deadline for prospective students applying for fall 2014 entrance to the Master of Science — Leadership and the Doctor of Philosophy Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Degree Programs. Interested applicants should apply online through the Office of Graduate Studies. To learn more about how to apply, please click here.

Jan. 17

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Session
UC Davis Health System’s fall 2013/winter 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” Book club discussions are free and open to all students, faculty and staff. Lunch is served and R.S.V.P. is not required. This session will focus on a discussion of pages 146-254. The book club discussion is from noon–1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 3225A and B. To learn more about the Campus Community Book Project, and to find videos of previous events and other resources, please click here.

Feb. 4

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Presentation
UC Davis Health System’s fall 2013/winter 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” Vivian Vuong, a second-year medical student, presents “Introduction to Global Development Terms and Concepts.” The book club presentation is from noon–1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 2205. To learn more about the Campus Community Book Project, and to find videos of previous events and other resources, please click here.

Feb. 14

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Presentation
UC Davis Health System’s fall 2013/winter 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” Ellen Goldstein, a Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing doctoral student, presents “Trauma-Informed Approach to Primary Care.” The book club presentation is from noon–1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 2206. To learn more about the Campus Community Book Project, and to find videos of previous events and other resources, please click here.

Feb. 19

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing Lecture Series
The School of Nursing hosts the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis Lecture Series: Leading Change, Advancing Health featuring Dean and Mary O'Neil Mundinger Professor of Nursing at Columbia University School of Nursing Bobbie Berkowitz. She presents "Ideas for a Progressive Society: Reducing Health Disparities in the LGBTQ Community." To learn more about the 2014 lecture and R.S.V.P., visit sonrsvp.com.

Feb. 19

Students participate in Legislative Day
Several graduate students from the School of Nursing spend the day at the state capitol to learn more about the legislative process as part of a leadership course. The students meet with legislators and legislative staff to share their experiences and how they hope to change health care and influence policy through their research.

2013 Fall Quarter

Sept. 13

Community Connections mentor orientation brunch
First-year Master of Science — Leadership students are required to take a year-long Community Connections course where they partner with area community organizations and health-sytem leaders to research service challenges, seek community-specific data, identify appropriate analyses and formulate strategies for solutions. This event brings mentors together before the start of the year to discuss the fieldwork projects.

 

Sept. 16-20

Student Leadership Immersion Week
All incoming graduate students participate in a week-long leadership experience to launch their scholarship journey. More than an orientation seminar about logistics, immersion week is an intensive opportunity for students to closely examine the leaders they want to become and the changes they hope to make in health care.

Sept. 19

Welcoming Ceremony
Introduction of all four graduate programs and newly admitted students. Presentation of the 2013 Excellence in Leadership Award.

October

Applications open for fall 2014
Online applications open for fall 2014 classes in the M.S. — leadership and Ph.D. interprofessional Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Degree Programs through the Office of Graduate Studies. Read more about how to apply.

Oct. 1

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Presentation
UC Davis Health System’s fall 2013/winter 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” Andreea Seritan, associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the School of Medicine, and Kupiri Ackerman-Barger, assistant adjunct professor at the School of Nursing, present "'Half the Sky:" Unconscious Bias and Stereotype Threat Related to Gender." The book club presentation is from noon–1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 3225A and B.

Oct. 4

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Presentation
UC Davis Health System’s fall 2013/winter 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” Heather M. Young, associate vice chancellor and dean at the School of Nursing, presents "Future of Nursing: The Global Perspective." The book club presentation is from noon–1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 1204.

Oct. 7

Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group meeting
Faculty from across campus with expertise in nursing, medicine, health informatics, nutrition, biostatistics, public health and other fields come together bi-annually to discuss curriculum.

Oct. 10

Sigma Theta Tau International Induction Ceremony
Sigma Theta Tau International, Zeta Eta Chapter celebrate the induction of new members and the expansion of the chapter - CSU Sacramento School of Nursing and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing join to become an at-large chapter. 

Oct. 11

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Session
UC Davis Health System’s fall 2013/winter 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” Book club discussions are free and open to all students, faculty and staff. Lunch is served and R.S.V.P. is not required. This session will focus on a discussion of pages xi-53. The book club discussion is from noon–1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 3225A and B.

Oct. 17

Information session: You're invited
Join faculty, staff and current students to learn firsthand about our Master of Science — Leadership and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Learn more about our exciting, new graduate programs, our distinctive curriculum and the admission process. Get your questions answered. The prospective student information session is 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif. Click here to read more.

Nov. 1

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Presentation
UC Davis Health System’s fall 2013/winter 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” Adela de la Torre, vice chancellor for student affairs and professor for Chicano Studies, presents "Reflections on the Half the Sky." The book club presentation is from noon–1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 1222.

Nov. 22

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Session
UC Davis Health System’s fall 2013/winter 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” Book club discussions are free and open to all students, faculty and staff. Lunch is served and R.S.V.P. is not required. This session will focus on a discussion of pages 54-145. The book club discussion is from noon–1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 3225A and B.

Dec. 6

UC Davis Health System Interprofessional Book Club Presentation
UC Davis Health System’s fall 2013/winter 2014 Interprofessional Book Club features “Half the Sky, Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” Leah Albright-Byrd, founder and CEO at Bridget's Dream (Sacramento) and survivor of sex trafficking in Sacramento, presents "Human Trafficking Down the Street in Sacramento." The book club presentation is from noon–1 p.m. in the Education Building, Room 1222.

Dec. 10

Special event to remember and celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela
Associate Vice Chancellor for Nursing and Dean at the School of Nursing Heather M. Young and Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion David Acosta hold a special event to remember and celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela. The event starts at noon in the Education Building, Room 2222. Click here for more information.

2013 Summer Quarter

June 24-25

Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant New Student Orientation
Incoming students participate in an intensive two-day orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.

July 18

Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership M.S. – Leadership and Ph.D. new student summer advising
Faculty advisors meet incoming students to assist in the development of a strategic education plan.

Aug. 17

Controlled Substances Education Course
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and the California Academy of Physician Assistants sponsor the required continuing education course, which will be lead by UC Davis Physician Assistant Program Director Mark Christiansen. Upon completion, physician assistants can administer, provide or issue a drug order for certain controlled substances without patient specific approval. The course consists of six hours in class and a post test.