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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Women in Mississippi have more than triple the risk of dying from cervical cancer compared to women living in Vermont, according to the CDC. The mortality rate is even higher for black women. The School of Nursing and the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute are partnering to reduce the number of cervical cancer deaths in Mississippi, and hopefully everywhere. Read More
Thursday, March 21, 2019
The School of Nursing and the South Delta School District received a 2019 Governor’s Award for the work being done in the district's school-based clinics. In an area with no pediatrician and few health professionals, the care from SON nurse practitioners and nurses may be the only quality medical care some children receive. Read More
Beginning in March, the G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center will host a dedicated education unit for accelerated students in the School of Nursing. Seven SON students will each work alongside a nurse in the VA’s ICU unit to gain real-world knowledge and add to the variety of clinical experiences in the program.
Published on Monday, February 25, 2019
The pain was feigned but the aim was sincere: bettering the health care of tomorrow by improving teamwork among students today. During a two-day period, hundreds of Medical Center learners were tested not only on their ability to use their knowledge, but also on their willingness to hear what others know.
Published on Thursday, February 21, 2019
The School of Nursing’s Accelerated Nursing Program at the University of Mississippi in Oxford is growing, with its ultimate goal to double the number of students per class. This fall, students will start their paths toward a nursing degree in a brand new location.
Published on Monday, February 11, 2019
Dr. Kate Fouquier, director of the Lanier High School Teen Wellness Clinic, has developed a program to help students receive decision-making services. Members of the inaugural class at Lanier share what they learned from STICking to the course.
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