News & Events
NPs: Going the Extra Mile
The second week in November is National Nurse Practitioner Week. Hear about the importance of NPs from American Association of Nurse Practitioners® President, April N. Kapu, DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FCCM, FAAN.
LCON Lambuth Open House/Preview Day
November 18, 2021
This is an event for current and future students interested in pursuing their degree on the Lambuth campus in Jackson, Tenn.
Nursing students received 2021 BlueCross Power of We Scholarship
Congratulations Mya Morrow and Miko McDowell, UofM Nursing students, on being named
two of the six recipients of the 2021 BlueCross Power of We Scholarship! #LCONstrong
>> The Daily Memphian
N95 Fit Testing
N95 Fit Testing is being conducted at LCON today for nursing students. This important testing is designed to protect frontline workers, making sure the mask properly fits and seals to the wearer's face. The testing was conducted by members of the fire department.
Dr. Larry Slater appointed interim dean of LCON
>> Slater bio
Dr. Brad Harrell was selected to serve on the nominating committee for the first roster of Diversity,
Equity and Inclusion Group (DEIG) officers for the American Association of Colleges
of Nursing. The DEIG is a convening body that unites expertise, experience and guidance
for academic nursing in Leading Across Differences. It will explore innovative approaches
to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion in academic nursing and thee nursing
workforce and support the efforts of AACN member institutions and academic nursing
at the local, regional and national levels to advance diversity and inclusion.
Dr. Larry Slater, associate dean for Academic Programs in the Loewenberg College of Nursing, has been selected as one of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing’s 70 Visionary Leaders. Dr. Slater, UAB alum, is being recognized by his peers for his exemplary leadership, innovation, and far-reaching impact on nursing and health care. The award and recognition is part of the UAB School of Nursing’s 70th anniversary celebration.
Nursing faculty published an article, “College of Nursing–Sponsored Research Forum
to Promote Student Scholarship Development,“ in the Journal of Nursing Education.
Contributing faculty include Dr. Jason T. Sasser, Dr. Marie E. Gill, Dr. Janye M. Wilson, Dr. Sohye Lee and Dr. Teresa Richardson.
Students support local COVID Vaccination efforts
LCON Spring 2021 Virtual Student Research Forum held