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How to apply for the Doctor of Philosophy program
Learn how to apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) for enrollment in fall 2022 at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis with this video infosession. The Ph.D. program is a full-time program that prepares as leaders in health care, health policy and education and research at the university level.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program innovates in clinical practice
The D.N.P.-F.N.P. program inspires students to life-long innovation in clinical practice across the spectrum of D.N.P. and F.N.P. roles. Watch Director Kathryn Sexson discuss how innovation advances the health of individuals and systems.

Master’s Entry Program in Nursing graduate shares experience
Irene Cisneros-Fong is a 2019 alumna of the Master's Entry Program in Nursing at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. In this video, she shares the value of her master's program and its benefits when entering the workforce in the pandemic.

PhD or DNP? Which one is right for me?
In this informative webinar from Aug. 25, 2021, Doctor of Philosophy Program Director Janice Bell and Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Director Kathryn Sexson discuss the differences and similarities of the two terminal degree programs. The discussion includes curriculum components, career paths and a bit more about the UC Davis DNP and PhD options.

Journey to DNP and Beyond
Laura L. Van Auker has been a nurse for four decades. In this video, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing assistant professor shares her journey to becoming a nurse practitioner and then achieving her DNP degree.

DNP-FNP curriculum plans
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis plans to offer a post-baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice — Family Nurse Practitioner (DNP-FNP) degree program to prepare new family nurse practitioners.
A three-year hybrid program that combines distanced-based education with four on-campus immersions, our DNP—FNP program prepares advanced practice providers to engage in patient- and family-centered, evidence-based primary care. In this video, Program Director Kathryn Sexson discusses the curriculum progress over the three years.

How to apply for the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing
Learn how to apply for the Master’s Entry Program in Nursing for enrollment in summer 2022 at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis with this video infosession. The master's-degree program is a full-time program that prepares new nurses as leaders in quality and safety, advocates for diverse patient populations and agents of change for healthier communities.

UC Davis P.A. graduate discusses program highlights
Keoki Leong, a graduate of the physician assistant Class of 2020, discusses his experience at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. Learn what is distinctive about the program and how it set Keoki up for success in his current role.

UC Davis Health NP goes beyond patient relationships with DNP
Despite 20 years in clinical practice, Chris de Belen-Wilson has never lost her quest for knowledge or desire to impact change. In this video, she shares why she embarked on a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree to take her perspective to an even higher level.

The importance of health equity
At the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, we promote health equity and high-quality health care through innovative research, education, clinical practice and health policy — as guided by our core values. In order to achieve health and health care equity, the voices and perspectives of people from diverse backgrounds and experiences are affirmed and traditional approaches are reexamined.

The importance of leadership
At the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, we promote health equity and high-quality health care through innovative research, education, clinical practice and health policy — as guided by our core values. Among those includes leadership — the essential skills and abilities needed to effect change are emphasized for all researchers, educators and clinicians.

Betty Irene Moore Hall virtual tour
This video takes you inside our state-of-the-science Betty Irene Moore Hall where future health care leaders who believe in better realize their dreams.

How to apply for the physician assistant program
Learn how to apply for the Master of Health Services — Physician Assistant Studies Degree Program for enrollment in summer 2022 at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis with this video infosession. The master's-degree program is a full-time, professional degree program that includes academic courses, clinical skills courses and supervised clinical practice.

Diversity, equity and inclusion at our school
School leaders Piri Ackerman-Barger and Stephen Cavanagh talk about building an inclusive culture at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and how everyone at the school strives to live this vision every day.

Family caregivers: Invisible no more
Family caregivers provide over 80% of long-term care to frail, older adults and yet they remain largely invisible in the health care system. The Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing works to support caregivers and increase capacity of health care professionals to better partner with families. This recording is from a presentation from Terri Harvath, institute director, in honor of the school's 10th Anniversary series of events celebrating its Decade of Discovery.

Doctoral alumna says investing in yourself prepares nurses to lead
Michelle Camicia, an alumna of the Class of 2018 doctoral program, shares her experience at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis.

Family nurse practitioner finds value in diversity
Class of 2016 alumna Samantha Gove says the School of Nursing prepared her to provide patient-centered care and strong teamwork skills in clinical skills.

School launches online family caregiving course
The school launched a family caregiving course this fall that brings together graduate nursing students along with health providers throughout the region. The practitioners learn how to best interact with and integrate families into the health care team.

New nursing and medicine deans discuss team-based care
Stephen Cavanagh, the new dean for Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, and Dr. Allison Brashear, the new dean for the UC Davis School of Medicine, sit down together to discuss team-based care at UC Davis Health.

Betty Irene Moore Hall
Betty Irene Moore Hall is home to the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and features collaborative learning spaces rather than traditional classrooms.

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