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Congratulations, graduates!
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis lauded the accomplishments of 61 master’s-degree students and nine doctoral candidates at its sixth graduation celebration.

Dignity for Homeless Women
A team of master’s-degree leadership students at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis shine light on homelessness through coursework that also changes their perspectives on nursing.

Health care emergency preparedness goes mobile
The attacks on 9/11 changed Americans’ day-to-day habits and altered the way emergency response agencies prepare for disasters. The events of that day made a profound impact on Wendin Gulbransen as well. Nearly 16 years later, she gets one step closer with her master’s-degree thesis.

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.

Bridging Gap Between Technology and Health Care: UC Davis Nursing School Conversation
The fragmentation between the technology and health care worlds took center stage last night at a Community Conversation presented by the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis: “Why is my Smartphone Personalized, but my Health Care is Not?”

Crayons and construction paper in graduate school?
Master’s Entry Program in Nursing students elevate arts and crafts to innovative solutions to health care problems. Watch the video to learn how an innovative course on informatics enables students to embrace technology and how it can work for them in their nursing careers.

Partnering with providers in Humboldt County
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis partners with health organizations and providers in Humboldt County to provide expanded rural clinical experiences for physician assistant and nurse practitioner students.

Leadership student works to right disparities
Growing up in Ecuador, Maritza Lara Villota enjoyed life's blessings, while others lacked access to health care and basic needs. That experience and the question of why drove her to the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Learn how the school equips her to right the wrongs she continues to witness.

New nursing students interact with patients in first quarter
Rather than wait for patient interaction late in their nursing education, students in the master’s-entry nursing program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing experience human interaction in the first quarter. Faculty recognize the value of early student-patient interactions in the curriculum and grounding in the School of Nursing mission, Quality and Safety Education for Nurses competencies and Board of Registered Nursing requirements.

First-generation graduate student illustrates value in investment
Marlene Her, a first generation Hmong college student, chose to pursue her master’s degree in leadership from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. As a daughter of refugee parents, her upbringing of biculturalism resulted from experiencing cultural barriers to accessing resources. With a sense of gratitude and community, she understands the importance of education. Her is grateful for support from others who believe in her potential and her vision for health care. Meet Marlene Her and one of the donors from the Caroline Dare Scholarship Fund and the UC Davis Nurses Founding Donors Scholarship.

Improving dementia care through music
Researchers from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis collaborate with the California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF) on a quality improvement initiative aimed at improving dementia care in skilled nursing facilities.

Betty Irene Moore Hall construction update at UC Davis
Construction continues during fall 2016 on Betty Irene Moore Hall, the future home of the School of Nursing. When complete, the 70-thousand-square-foot building will will accommodate the growing enrollment and innovative curriculum of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and other health science professions at UC Davis. Construction is expected to be complete by fall 2017.

First-year nursing students provide health screenings
In celebration of African-American Women’s Health Legacy Month in August, Yes2Kollege Educational Resources, Inc., UC Davis Health and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis sponsored the Preserve Our Legacy: Advancing African-Americans in Nursing Conference. Students from the school's Master's Entry Program in Nursing conducted health screenings as part of the event.

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