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Manatee Memorial Hospital Education Fair on June 20th

MMH Education Fair Friday, June 20, 10 am to 2 PM.  Auditorium

Come investigate a boost in your career.  Use your MMH tuition assistance dollar$ today!  Advance your professional practice.

Come on down and meet your Nurse Education Navigator, Kate Garber. The NEN role is to assist anyone initiating or advancing a nursing career. Kate Garber’s services are provided FREE by the Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition SNAC, a local coalition comprised of nursing academia, healthcare employers, and community volunteers. Kate will be your mentor, coach and concierge as you continue to develop your nursing career; right up to a doctorate!

Chamberlin College of Nursing  RN to BSN  MSN  Nurse EducatorNurse ExecutiveFamily Nurse PractitionerNursing Informatics or Healthcare Policy /   DNP

Florida State University (on SCF LWR campus) MSN / DNP FNP represented by SCF today)

Galen College RN>BSN/ LPN / LPN> AD/BSN / AD/BSN

Keiser University   11a-1p only ASN / RN>BSN/ Accel BSN/ Fast track BSN /MSN online / FNP/ MS/ DNP

St. Petersburg College ASN/ LPN>AS/ Paramedic > AS / RN to BSN

State College of Florida AS>RN   / RN to BSN

University of Phoenix   RN>BSN   MSN education/ leadership/ informatics/  FNP

University of West Florida RN to BSN/ MSN leadership / education/ new FNP program

University of South Florida   BSN/ Vet to BSN/ RN to BSN/ Bachelors Second degree sequence /AS to MS/ RN to MS/ BS / BA/ B to MS/ Master’s Concentrations = Adult-Gerontology Acute Care/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care /Clinical Nurse Leader/ Family Health Nursing/ Nurse Anesthesia /Nursing Education /Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nursing /Occupational Health Nursing/ Pediatric Health Nursing/ CRNA /Doctoral Programs/ Doctor of Nursing Practice/ PhD Program

Utica College Accelerated BSN

Walden University RN to BSN online / MSN / Leadership/ education/ informatics / NP adult & gerontology/ Primary or acute care NP / Psych mental health NP /DNP/ PHD

Western Governors Univ.  RN to BSN /B.S. Health Informatics /B.S. Business—Healthcare Management /M.S. Nursing—Education / Leadership and Management

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Lakewood Ranch Medical Center nurses Richard S, RN, Jackie G, RN BSN and Widley R, RN are investigating programs to complete their RN to BSN and MSN degrees. Did you know over 1600 accredited nursing programs exist in the USA? There is one made just for you!

Contact SNAC and get going on your future. Kate @ 941-780-1447

Do something today that your future self will thank you for tomorrow
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Annual Nursing Competency Testing Complete! What’s Your Next Step Toward the Future?

 

Over 100 nurses completed their annual nursing competency testing on May 23 at Manatee Memorial Hospital. Sandi Letourneau, MSN, RN, Hospital Clinical Educator, and many others made this serious business into an exciting day!

SNAC was front and center and your Nurse Education Navigator is now “navigating” with a dozen nurses going for BSN, MSN , FNP and DNP programs. And a possible PhD!

They decided to “do something today that your future self will thank you for tomorrow.” You can make the same decision by calling Kate at 941-780-1447 today!

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USF System Partnership Creates Suncoast Nursing Accelerated Pathway

“A new University of South Florida College of Nursing partnership with USF St. Petersburg (USFSP) and USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) will allow eligible students to complete two bachelor of science degrees – one in biology and another in nursing — in five years.

The Suncoast Nursing Accelerated Pathway program creates an opportunity for students from USFSP and USFSM to earn an undergraduate degree in biology from their respective institutions, followed by a seamless transition to the USF College of Nursing’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.” Continue Reading: https://hscweb3.hsc.usf.edu/nursingnews/usf-system-partnership-creates-suncoast-nursing-accelerated-pathway/

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Interested in becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist? – Act NOW for Fall 2018 USF CRNA Applications

Interested in becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist? Act NOW for Fall 2018 USF CRNA applications!

The University of South Florida College of Nursing is currently accepting new applications for the CRNA program for Fall 2018. For more information, please see http://health.usf.edu/nursing/academics/crna/apply . The annual CRNA Open House will be held on July 28:

When: July 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation (CAMLS), 124 S Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602
What: Join us for a program & admission process review and a tour of the CAMLS facility. Meet faculty, students, and admissions advisors.
Registration Required: Click Here (Space is Limited)

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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

Today, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are master’s prepared advanced practice nurses who enjoy a high degree of autonomy and professional respect. CRNAs provide anesthetics to patients in every practice setting, and for every type of surgery or procedure.
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Please Join Us – The Promise of Nursing Webinar on March 21st!

Please Join Us – The Promise of Nursing Webinar on March 21st!

Join Walden University’s upcoming webinar, “The Future of Health Care – The Promise of Nursing,” and learn how the Affordable Care Act and Value Based Purchasing may impact the nursing shortage, evidence-based practice, patient care, and ultimately the promise of the future of nursing.

Register: www.WaldenU.edu/promise

 

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The “Inside Scoop” Highlights Work of AARP’s Nursing Center

Courtesy of the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action

The Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA) and a couple of its staff members were highlighted this week on Inside Scoop, a cable program on Fairfax (VA) Public Access that will also air on 500 stations nationwide. CCNA is an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and runs the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, an initiative of those same three organizations … Read On: http://campaignforaction.org/lights-camera-action-inside-scoop-highlights-work-aarps-nursing-center/

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University of South Florida announces new DNP to PhD Program

University of South Florida announces new DNP to PhD program starting fall 2017.

To learn more please check out these flyers:

Contact:
Mark Freeman, Doctoral programs Advisor
University of South Florida – College of Nursing
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC 22
Tampa, Florida 33612
Phone: (813) 974-2191
Fax: (813) 974-3118
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NEWS RELEASE: SNAC Announces Spring 2017 BSN Scholarship Program

The Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition announces a Spring 2017 BSN scholarship. The scholarship provides financial support for current BSN candidates in the SNAC Region (Sarasota, Charlotte, Manatee, & Desoto Counties). The application deadline is March 1, 2017.

Questions and completed applications should be directed to:

Earl Young, Manager of Scholarships & Special Initiatives
Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc.
www.cfsarasota.org
(941) 556-7114
eyoung@cfsarasota.org

Community-funded SNAC scholarships are among many statewide initiatives to ensure nurses are well positioned to lead change and advance health.  The goal is to increase the number of bachelor’s prepared nurses who are working within the Suncoast Nursing Action Coalition (SNAC) region. Award amounts will be based on individual need as determined by documented sources of support (e.g. scholarships, grants) with a minimum award amount of $2,500. The SNAC BSN Scholarship application can be downloaded from the website at http://snac4fl.org/resources/scholarships-and-grants/

SNAC is a regional pilot project created by the Florida Action Coalition to develop resources and help implement recommendations from the 2010 Institute of Medicine report: The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. SNAC is made up of representatives from health systems, colleges and universities educating nurses and community members in a 4-county region (Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto and Charlotte).

SNAC offers information, referrals and support to individuals interested in a nursing career or current nurses who want to enroll in advanced degree programs. To reach SNAC’s nurse navigator, call (941) 780-1447 or email info@snac4fl.org.

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Florida State University College of Nursing Information Session

We are excited to share this great opportunity to learn more about FSU’s graduate and doctoral programs! Florida State University College of Nursing is hosting an Information Session on their MSN and DNP Nursing Programs on February 1, 2017.

These MSN Nurse Leader and Nurse Educator programs are offered online with some synchronous online meetings to enhance faculty-to-student and peer-to-peer interaction. The DNP nurse practitioner program is offered on the State College of Florida campus in Lakewood Ranch via videoconferencing.

For more information visit our website at nursing.fsu.edu or contact Dr. Barbara Little at blittle@fsu.edu, or (941) 363-7226

 

 
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