St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Wegmans School of Nursing, Nursing, Nursing, Advanced Practice, en-US 2016-05-01T03:19:28 Kiweewa Awarded Visiting Professorship to Ugandan University Dr. John Kiweewa, an assistant professor at the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently awarded a visiting professorship grant through the Council for the Development of Social... 2016-04-20T09:30:00 Student Research Takes Center Stage this Month The week of April 11, colleges and universities around the country will celebrate Undergraduate Research Week, sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research. St. John Fisher College, through the ... 2016-04-07T12:30:00 Summer Online @ Fisher is Back This summer, St. John Fisher College will once again offer Summer Online @ Fisher, a selection of nearly two dozen undergraduate courses students can take online. Registration for these classes begins... 2016-04-05T10:30:00 Countdown to Commencement: Sarah Harrington Our next featured senior in the 2016 Countdown to Commencement video series is Sarah Harrington, who was nominated by Dr. Charlene Smith, professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing. 2016-04-04T11:30:00 Nursing Faculty Duo Present at National Clinical Nurse Specialist Conference Wegmans School of Nursing faculty members Dr. Tara L. Sacco and Dr. Lori Dambaugh presented at the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists annual conference. 2016-03-29T08:45:00 Nursing Graduate Programs Ranked among Best in Country Two programs in St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing are among the top 100 nursing graduate programs in the country, according to a ranking by <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>. Fisher ... 2016-03-17T09:30:00 Faculty Collaboration Nets NIH-Funded Case Study Project Faculty from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and the Wegmans School of Nursing successfully collaborated with the University of Rochester Medical Center and the New York Chiropractic College for second... 2016-03-10T11:00:00 Nursing Students Present at Best Practice Sharing Session Two students from the Wegmans School of Nursing, Kate Fong and Caprice Carr, presented during the sixth annual Best Practice Sharing Session, sponsored by the Greater Rochester Area Finger Lakes ... 2016-02-25T09:15:00 Mental Health Counseling Program Receives National Accreditation The Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling at St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing was recently granted an eight-year accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of ... 2016-02-18T12:45:00 Fisher Receives $410,000 Higher Ed Capital Funding for Science Building St. John Fisher College received $410,000 from the Higher Education Capital Match Program (HECap) to assist in the purchase and installation of equipment for the newly opened Integrated Science and ... 2016-02-09T10:45:00 Senator Funke Announces Grant to Support Fisher’s Academy for Leadership in Long Term Care Senator Rich Funke today announced a $50,000 state grant to help support St. John Fisher College’s Academy for Leadership in Long Term Care, a division of the Wegmans School of Nursing. 2016-01-28T12:00:00 Weinschreider Presents Workshop at International Conference St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation Lab Director Joanne Weinschreider co-presented a workshop during the 16th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare. 2016-01-28T08:00:00 Course Teaches Community-Based Nursing This fall, seniors in the St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing experienced a very different type of clinical rotation while working alongside residents at senior living communities in ... 2015-12-17T02:45:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Launches Three New Master’s Programs The Wegmans School of Nursing at St. John Fisher College has launched three new master’s level programs designed to provide the skills and knowledge nurse practitioners need to meet critical health ... 2015-11-17T12:45:00 Nelson-Tuttle Named Advanced Pediatric Nurse of the Year by March of Dimes Christine Nelson-Tuttle, associate professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was named the March of Dimes Nurse of the Year in the Advanced Pediatric Nurse category. 2015-11-16T12:45:00 Michaud ’17 Receives Scholarship from Local Italian Women’s Group Lindsey Michaud ’17 was among five students given 2015 Dante Scholarship Awards by members of the Italian Women’s Civic Club. Michaud was formally recognized during an awards dinner on Saturday, Nov. ... 2015-11-11T08:00:00 Nursing Student’s Community Bike Program Transforms a Neighborhood St. John Fisher College will hold a bike drive to support Wheels for Warriors, a program launched by Theresa Bowick, a student in the doctoral nursing program. 2015-11-06T09:45:00 School of Nursing Students Walk to Support Suicide Prevention On Sunday, Sept. 27, senior nursing students participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk that benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. 2015-10-06T02:30:00 School of Nursing Faculty Members Publish Study on Leadership in Nursing Education Six faculty members from the Wegmans School of Nursing published a longitudinal study that compares professional values and leadership dimensions among nursing students. 2015-10-05T08:45:00 Nursing Students Spend Summer in Internships Learning Patient Care and More Six St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing students engaged in a one-credit, competitive nursing internship experience at hospitals in central and western New York. 2015-10-01T11:00:00 Grant Funds Substance Abuse Screening and Intervention Training for Pharmacy, Nursing, and Mental Health Counseling Students St. John Fisher College graduate students from three healthcare disciplines will receive interprofessional training in how to best work with patients who require substance abuse screenings, ... 2015-09-24T12:00:00 Fisher Celebrates Opening of New Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building St. John Fisher College celebrated the opening of its new Integrated Science and Health Sciences building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The 31,000 square foot academic facility ... 2015-09-22T04:30:00 Critical Care Nurse Publishes Article Co-Authored by School of Nursing Faculty Tara Sacco, visiting assistant professor at the Wegmans School of Nursing, recently co-authored an article published in the August issue of Critical Care Nurse. 2015-08-27T10:30:00 Cooney Miner Named Honorary Fellow by Royal College of Surgeons Ireland Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, dean of St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently named an Honorary Faculty Fellow of Nursing & Midwifery by the Royal College of Surgeons, in Dublin, ... 2015-08-04T02:00:00 Nursing Graduate Earns Research Merit Award at National Conference Cathleen Van Houten, December 2104 graduate of the Wegmans School of Nursing in the Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist master's program, was honored at the Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses ... 2015-08-03T11:30:00 Markwick Elected President of Monroe County Health Department Board of Directors Laura Markwick, assistant professor at the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently elected as president of the Board of Directors for the Monroe County Health Department. 2015-08-03T09:30:00 Cooney Miner Selected to Participate in Rochester’s Anti-Poverty Initiative Dr. Dianne Cooney Miner, dean of the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently selected to participate in the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative, a task force that will explore ways to combat ... 2015-07-06T09:15:00 Four Nursing Faculty Present at National Conference Last month, four Fisher nursing faculty members were selected to present at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses National Teaching Institute. 2015-06-17T02:45:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Earns 10-Year Accreditation Four programs at the Wegmans School of Nursing—undergraduate, master’s, post graduate advanced practice nursing certificate, and doctor of nursing practice—recently received accreditation by the ... 2015-06-08T10:45:00 Humanistic Treatment in Mandated Counseling Focus of Faculty’s Research Article Dr. Rachel Jordan, director of the Mental Health Counseling program and associate professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, has recently had an article published in the Person-Centered Journal. 2015-06-04T09:00:00 Rice Contributes Two Chapters to Counseling and Psychopathology Encyclopedia Dr. Rob Rice has contributed two book chapters for The Encyclopedia of Theory in Counseling and Psychopathology. 2015-06-03T09:30:00 Smith Selected to Edit Nursing Leadership Textbook Dr. Charlene Smith was selected as the editor for the Association for Nursing Professional Development Leadership textbook. 2015-06-02T09:30:00 Dambaugh Joins National Chronic Care Task Force Dr. Lori Dambaugh, CNS Track Coordinator and Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, serves on the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists’ national Task Force for Chronic ... 2015-06-01T08:30:00 Nursing Faculty Participate in Cost of Poverty Experience Drs. Dianne Cooney Miner, Marilyn Dollinger, and Kathie Dever, and Dianne Cooney Miner participated in the March 26 Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency’s Cost of Poverty Experience™. 2015-05-29T11:30:00 Recognition Ceremony Celebrates School of Nursing Grads The Wegmans School of Nursing recognition ceremony is a chance for the School to award students for success in and out of the classroom and thank faculty, staff, and community partners for their role ... 2015-05-14T08:15:00 Seniors Honored for Academic Achievement, Campus Leadership at President’s Awards Ceremony Students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards Ceremony, which honored 59 graduating seniors for their academic ... 2015-05-12T12:00:00 Classroom Dedication Celebrates a True Fisher Family When Alyssa Iacona graduates with a bachelor’s degree this May, she will join her brother and mother among the ranks of proud Fisher alumni. To celebrate this legacy, her parents, Marc and Anne ’83, ... 2015-05-07T10:30:00 Three at Fisher Named Outstanding Adult Students Three St. John Fisher College students—Michele D. Garrett, Jody Latini, and Kristina Otto Waldman—were recently honored with Outstanding Adult Student Awards, given by the Rochester Area Colleges ... 2015-05-06T03:00:00 Boev’s Research on Nurse-Physician Collaboration Featured in Publications Faculty member in School of Nursing mentioned in Healio, Clinical Advisor, and Doctors Lounge, among other publications. 2015-04-22T08:45:00 Nursing Student Attends Health Policy Conference Celia McIntosh, a DNP student at Fisher, recently traveled to Washington, DC, to attend a health policy conference. 2015-04-21T11:45:00 “The Whole Patient” Panel Coming February 9 On Monday, February 9, four local medical professionals will be on campus for a panel entitled, “The Whole Patient: Teamwork and Effective Healthcare Delivery,” co-sponsored by the Departments of ... 2015-01-30T09:00:00 Cameron and Michaud Named 2014-2015 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Coexistence Dinner on Monday, January 19, St. John Fisher College announced the 2014-2015 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield ... 2015-01-22T08:15:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Represented at Simulation User Network Conference Joanne Weinschreider, Director of the Wegmans School of Nursing Simulation Lab, recently co-presented a workshop at the Laerdel Simulation User Network (SUN) Conference in Philadelphia, PA. 2014-12-08T09:15:00 Alumna Shares Journey with Cushing’s Disease with Nursing Students Last spring, Shelby Christensen, a St. John Fisher College alumna who was diagnosed with Cushing’s disease in 2010, reached out to Dr. Tammy Roman, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing... 2014-11-20T09:15:00 Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club Two St. John Fisher College students received scholarships at the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Awards Dinner on November 1 at Midvale Country Club. 2014-11-18T11:15:00 Student Athletes “Scare Away Brain Cancer” in Honor of Teammate Last spring, senior nursing major Alex Caldwell wasn’t feeling like herself. She was overcome with dizziness, flu-like symptoms, and horrible headaches. On April 17, a day after she just couldn’t ... 2014-11-13T08:15:00 Read Elected VP of State Association Susan Read, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, was recently elected vice president of The American Nurses Association-New York. She was elected during the group’s second ... 2014-11-07T03:30:00 Schultz, Nelson-Tuttle Present Research at Narcolepsy Network’s Annual Conference On October 17-19, Dr. Susan Schultz, Associate Professor in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education, and Dr. Christine Nelson-Tuttle, Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, ... 2014-10-29T01:45:00 Educational Assessment Effectiveness Team presents at 2014 Assessment Institute, Indianapolis The College's newly formed Educational Assessment Effectiveness Team (EALT) gave a panel presentation at the 2014 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis October 19-21. 2014-10-29T12:00:00 Nursing Students, Faculty Participate in Out of the Darkness Walk Over 60 students and faculty from the Wegmans School of Nursing participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on September 28 at Genesee ... 2014-10-08T09:00:00