School of Nursing happenings
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing faculty, students and scholars continually participate in lectures, speaker series, symposiums and other special events that reflect the school's vision and mission to transform health care through nursing education and research. This frequently updated list is a sample of the breadth of such activities.
Jan. 5 — School of Nursing faculty publish reference guide for clinical students
Brent Luu, a pharmacist and an assistant professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, collaborated with two former School of Nursing faculty to write the reference guide, “Advanced Pharmacology for Prescribers.” Gerald Kayingo, a physician assistant and former associate professor, along with Virginia Hass, a nurse practitioner and retired associate professor, worked with Brent to publish the unique resource, which serves as a reference guide for advanced-practice students and clinicians. The three faculty members taught together in the school’s family nurse practitioner and physician assistant programs. They developed the guide to serve as “a bridge between standard, lengthy pharmacology texts and quick pocket references that lack information regarding key pharmacotherapy principles.” The print version of the book is set to publish Feb. 15 and the digital version is online now.
Jan. 5 — Nursing doctoral student leads UC Davis Health NICHE membership
Anna Satake, a third-year Doctor of Philosophy student at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, recently led a team of UC Davis Health nurses toward membership in the NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) program of The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing. The team identified an interdisciplinary team, completed an analysis of current strengths and weaknesses, identified the top two priorities for improvement at UC Davis Health and conducted a return on investment (ROI) analysis. As a NICHE member, UC Davis Health now gains access to resources and tools to implement the NICHE program and achieve — and sustain — better care and outcomes for older adults. Anna is a geriatric clinical nurse specialist whose research focus is improving care for geriatric patients.
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