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University of Portland nursing major Kyle Doty receives American Psychiatric Nurses Association Scholarship

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University of Portland nursing major Kyle Doty receives American Psychiatric Nurses Association Scholarship

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Joane Moceri, dean of UP's School of Nursing, presented with Outstanding Alumna Award from UW Tacoma

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University of Portland School of Nursing dean Joane Moceri was named the 2017 Outstanding Alumna of the University of Washington Tacoma's Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Program in June.

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School of Nursing launches two new masters programs

University of Portland’s School of Nursing launches two new Masters of Science programs for health care professionals

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The University of Portland’s School of Nursing has this week received accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities for two new Master of Science (MS) programs for health care professionals.

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University of Portland bioethics team wins national competition

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The University of Portland bioethics team won the 2017 Bioethics Bowl by defeating Georgetown University in the finals. In only the second year competing, the UP team was undefeated in the Bioethics Bowl.

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School of Nursing professors, students research factors that improve moral resilience of students

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Professors Lorretta Krautscheid and Laura Mood, UP students, and researchers from University of Tennessee in Knoxville are studying ways to help student nurses improve resilience and prevent burnout.

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School of Nursing announces changes to Learning Resource Center

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The School of Nursing’s Learning Resource Center will be undergoing major changes in the upcoming year. Comprised of a 3-phase development plan, nursing students will see upgrades to existing facilities as well as new spaces in the already state-of-the art model hospital and outpatient clinic labs.

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University of Portland’s Susan Stillwell joins American Health Council Nursing Board

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University of Portland associate nursing dean Susan Stillwell has been selected to join the Nursing Board at the American Health Council.

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School of Nursing announces creation of Alumni Steering Committee

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The School of Nursing is proud to announce the creation of the Alumni Steering Committee. The group, comprised of 10 members, aims to connect nursing alumni back to the University, support new nursing graduates, and give back to the local community.

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School of Nursing to add new master's programs

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The School of Nursing will add two new master's programs: a master’s of science in innovation in health systems and a master’s of science in quality and safety in health systems. Both master’s programs, which will begin during the Fall 2017 semester, can be completed in five semesters, including one summer session, with online courses and several on-campus immersion sessions.

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Alumnae profile: Mary '78 and Katie '15 Stempel

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For mother/daughter pair, Mary and Katie Stempel, the University of Portland is more than just a university; it’s where they both found their passion for helping others. Not only did Mary ’78 and Katie ’15 both graduate from UP’s School of Nursing, they happen to both work in women’s services and volunteer their time with the organization Faith in Practice.

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University of Portland ranked 7th in the West

University of Portland ranked 7th in the West by 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings

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For the 22nd consecutive year, the University of Portland has received a top-ten ranking by U.S. News & World Report, which today released its 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. The University is 7th out of 124 institutions listed in the “Regional Universities – West” classification.

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University of Portland School of Nursing ranked no. 4 in the West

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UP nursing program ranked no. 4 in the West, no. 46 in US by NursingSchoolsAlmanac.

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University of Portland’s School of Nursing takes pledge on opioid education in national effort to combat prescription drug and opioid abuse

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As part of academic nursing’s ongoing efforts to combat prescription drug and opioid abuse across the United States, the University of Portland’s School of Nursing is proud to announce that it has committed to educating its advanced practice registered nursing (APRN) students on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. The commitment was featured in a White House fact sheet today as part of the White House Champions of Change event on Advancing Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery.

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University of Portland Nursing Professor Amber Vermeesch selected for National Faculty Policy Intensive Program

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Nursing professor Amber Vermeesch has been selected as one of eight participants from around the nation for the 2016 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Faculty Policy Intensive program. She will also be recognized as an AACN Faculty Policy Fellow.

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Joane Moceri begins tenure as dean of School of Nursing

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Beginning July 1, Joane Moceri is now serving as dean of the University of Portland’s School of Nursing.

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