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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 Fall Quarter

Sept. 12

Community Connections mentor orientation brunch
Mentors who support first-year master’s-degree leadership students in the year-long Community Connections course meet on campus to discuss the year’s filedwork courses. Community Connections partners students with area community organizations and health-system leaders, who serve as mentors, to research service challenges, seek community-specific data, identify appropriate analyses and formulate strategies for solutions.

Sept. 22-26

Leadership Immersion
All incoming graduate students participate in the three-to-five-day leadership experience to launch their scholarship journey. More than an orientation seminar about logistics, the immersion 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. 23

Welcoming Ceremony
Introduction of all four graduate programs and newly admitted students. Presentation of the 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award.

September

Applications open for fall 2015
Online applications open for fall 2015 classes in the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership master’s-degree leadership and Doctor of Philosophy programs through the Office of Graduate Studies. Read more about how to apply. Read more about the generous financial support available. 

Oct. 2

First day of fall quarter

Oct. 23

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 admissions, curriculum, program development and more related to leading the interprofessional graduate group.

Dec. 19

Last day of fall quarter

2014 Summer Quarter

June 25-27

Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Leadership Immersion
Incoming students participate in an intensive three-day orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.

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 hosts a luncheon event to provide information on advance health care directives, retirement and estate planning. The event was conducted June 26, which was the 1-year anniversary of the United States Supreme Court ruling the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional. Click here to view the event program.

June 30

First day of summer quarter

 

Aug. 23

Controlled Substances Education Course
School of Nursing Physician Assistant Program Director Mark Christiansen leads a required continuing education course for the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 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.

 

Sept. 22-26

M.S. – Leadership and Ph.D. Leadership Immersion
Incoming students participate in an intensive five-day orientation to build the foundation of relationships with fellow students and faculty.

Sept. 26

Welcoming Ceremony
Introduction of all four graduate programs and newly admitted students. Presentation of the 2014 Excellence in Leadership Award.

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 program details.

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. Click here for more information. Click here for program details.

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.