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.
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.
Toasting the future Future physician assistants from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis gathered to mark their transition into the profession with the recitation of the Physician Assistant Professional Oath.
Taking students out of lecture halls Faculty, students and staff throughout UC Davis Health, from all disciplines, build creative case studies for the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing’s new nursing program, the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing. Case-based learning is an integral component of the new nursing program, where from their first day, students experience simulated patient encounters.
April 24 — Doctoral alumna, professor publish research exploring use of trauma screening in primary care settings Ellen Goldstein, a marriage and family therapist and 2016 graduate of the doctoral program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, along with Professor Sheryl Catz, published “Patient Preferences for Discussing Childhood Trauma in Primary Care,” in the Spring 2017 issue of the Permanente Journal, a peer-reviewed journal of medical science, social science in medicine and medical humanities. Their research assessed patient preferences for discussing traumatic experiences and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with clinicians in underserved, predominantly Latino primary care patients. The research stemmed from Ellen’s dissertation work studying such trauma among primary care patients. Their premise is that such events are common, yet providers may be hesitant to address their impacts. They concluded that the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs) questionnaire and the Primary Care PTSD screening are both acceptable to most patients regardless of their trauma exposure. According to Sheryl, these findings may aid providers to consider screening patients regularly. Additional authors include physicians Ninad Athale and Andres Sciolla. The research was also published on ACEs Connection, a social network that accelerates the global movement to recognize the impact of adverse childhood experiences in shaping adult behavior and health.