St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Wegmans School of Nursing, Nursing, Nursing, Advanced Practice, en-US 2015-08-04T10:53:42 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 Masters Program, was honored at the Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses ... 2015-08-03T11:30:00 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 Mental Health Counseling Program Recognizes First Group of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors 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 (... 2014-09-24T12:00:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Awards First Advanced Certificate in Mental Health Counseling 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 ... 2014-09-17T02:30:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Introduces Dedicated Education Unit Clinical Site to Students 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 ... 2014-09-08T02:00:00 Markwick Chosen for AANP Future Leaders Program 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), ... 2014-08-28T01:30:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Partners with Rochester General Hospital for “Resident Boot Camp” 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 ... 2014-08-04T02:45:00 St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing to Offer Free Concussion Education Day to Community 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, ... 2014-07-31T08:30:00 Donegan Attends National Training Course 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... 2014-07-29T09:00:00 Local High School Students Enjoy a Week of Discovery at Fisher 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 ... 2014-07-28T10:15:00 St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Nursing Receives Federal Grant 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 ... 2014-07-14T12:30:00 CCNE On-Site Evaluation Scheduled 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 ... 2014-07-11T09:15:00 St. John Fisher College Breaks Ground for New Science Building Earlier today, St. John Fisher College officials broke ground on the College’s much anticipated Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building, slated to open in fall 2015. The new building is part ... 2014-07-08T12:00:00 Nine Honored at Wegmans School of Nursing Hooding Ceremony The Wegmans School of Nursing held its hooding ceremony on Thursday, May 8, and honored nine graduates with special awards. 2014-05-14T01:00:00 President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards... 2014-05-14T09:00:00 Nursing Seniors Go Global for Final Clinicals A total of 24 nursing students and four faculty divided and conquered three parts of the world to complete their final clinical rotations before graduating this weekend. Ten students traveled to Peru,... 2014-05-08T09:15:00 Nursing Course Mixes Service-Learning with Patients and Alternative Therapies Students in Dr. Natalie Masco’s Complementary and Alternative Therapies course recently partnered with Mercy Community Services to link patients with alternative therapies and resources. This is the ... 2014-05-06T08:45:00 Nursing Faculty to Present at National Convention Dr. Charlene Smith, Professor in the Wegmans School of Nursing, has been accepted to present at the 2014 Annual Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) Convention in Orlando, Florida ... 2014-04-29T09:30:00 Nursing Students, Faculty Present at Local Conference The 17th Annual Nursing Research and Leadership Conference was held at Rochester General Hospital on April 10 and students and faculty from the Wegmans School of Nursing presented posters. 2014-04-16T10:15:00 Fisher Scholarship Celebration Showcases Works by Students, Faculty, and Staff Every 18 months, the Library Committee and the Provost of the College sponsor the Fisher Scholarship Celebration to recognize the scholarly works completed by individuals from across the campus ... 2014-04-15T08:00:00 Nursing Students Complete Clinical at Daystar for Medically Fragile Children Nursing students have been busy finishing their last clinical rotation at Daystar for Medically Fragile Children, a rotation that fulfills a community-based clinical observation as part of their ... 2014-04-02T11:00:00 Faculty and Students Awarded Grants for Service-Learning Projects At the start of the spring semester, six students and four faculty members received good news and learned that their applications for the Community-Based Service-Learning Civic Engagement grant had ... 2014-03-27T08:00:00 Wegmans School of Nursing Hosts Regional Linkages Conference On Monday, March 3, the Wegmans School of Nursing hosted the Greater Rochester Area Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) annual Linkages Conference. 2014-03-17T09:30:00 Countdown to Commencement: Adaobi Ikpeze This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Nursing major Adaobi Ikpeze. She was nominated by Thomas Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. 2014-02-24T08:00:00 Fisher Prime Care Nursing Center: One Year Later In 2012, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield announced a $1 million grant to St. John Fisher College to be used over five years to expand primary health care and mental health care for Rochester’s ... 2014-02-05T01:00:00 School of Nursing Purchases Gift for Kenyan School Students and teachers at the Mbaka Oromo School in Maseno, Kenya, will be receiving seven treadle-style sewing machines to help them sustain supplies for The Petal Project started by the Wegmans ... 2014-01-30T08:00:00