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Mental Health Counseling Program Recognizes First Group of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors

Mental Health Counseling Program Recognizes First Group of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors

09/24/2014

Five recent graduates of the Mental Health Counseling Program have also satisfied the educational requirements leading to eligibility for credentialing as an Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) in New York State. Read More

Wegmans School of Nursing Awards First Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling

Wegmans School of Nursing Awards First Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling

09/17/2014

The Wegmans School of Nursing recently awarded its very first Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling to Stephanie Bliss, a school counselor in the Rochester City School District. She completed the program in just three semesters, and was known to some of the faculty as “another teacher in the classroom.” Read More

Wegmans School of Nursing Introduces Dedicated Education Unit Clinical Site to Students

09/08/2014

Five years ago, Dr. Karen Parker, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was working on a clinical scholarship project that she hoped would become a reality in the near future. This fall, that hope has taken shape, and for the first time, Fisher nursing students will have a Dedicated Education Unit (DEU) as a clinical site option at Rochester General Hospital (RGH). Read More

Markwick Chosen for AANP Future Leaders Program

Markwick Chosen for AANP Future Leaders Program

08/28/2014

Dr. Laura Markwick, Family Nurse Practitioner Track Coordinator and Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, has been selected by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, to participate in the prestigious AANP Future Leaders Program. Read More

Wegmans School of Nursing Partners with Rochester General Hospital for “Resident Boot Camp”

08/04/2014

Being immersed in a crisis scenario in the Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation Center sparked more than a renewed sense of love for nursing in one graduate student; it sparked an idea that she took back to her boss at Rochester General Hospital (RGH) and eventually sparked a partnership. Read More

St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing to Offer Free Concussion Education Day to Community

07/31/2014

The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing will offer free ImPACT baseline testing and concussion education to 200 area middle and high school athletes on Tuesday, August 19. The program, which is being funded by the Wilmot Lecture Series, will conclude with a visit by the students to the Buffalo Bills Training Camp. Program partners also include the UR Medicine Sports Concussion Clinic and the Sports Legacy Institute. Read More

Donegan Attends National Training Course

Donegan Attends National Training Course

07/29/2014

Dr. Colleen Donegan, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, recently attended a national training course on end-of-life care presented by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and City of Hope (COH). The organizations received a grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop and implement the curriculum. Read More

Local High School Students Enjoy a Week of Discovery at Fisher

Local High School Students Enjoy a Week of Discovery at Fisher

07/28/2014

Dozens of students from the East Rochester School District and the Rochester City School District’s “Horizons” summer camp program recently spent a week on the St. John Fisher College campus for “Discover at Fisher” week, learning about a variety of career options and more. The weeklong program took place July 21-25. Read More

St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing Receives Federal Grant

07/14/2014

The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing has received a $700,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for an Advanced Education Nurse Traineeship Program for primary care nurse practitioners. Read More

CCNE On-Site Evaluation Scheduled

07/11/2014

The on-site evaluation of the Wegmans School of Nursing Baccalaureate program in nursing, Master's program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, and Post-Graduate Advanced Practice Nursing (APRN) Certificate program with the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is scheduled for November 12-14, 2014. Read More

 

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