Tag: Nursing

New Version of the Nursing Diagnosis App for smartphones

A nursing diagnosis app is now available for smartphones in the Portuguese language. It’s an extension of the tablet-based nursing diagnosis app “ NurScope (English version), developed by Associate Prof. Heather Herdman and Dean Susan Gallagher-Lepak, and selling at the Apple and Google stores. The Portuguese version is available world-wide through Google Play (Android) and […]

Campus learns of passing of former Nursing Chair Juanita Theile

Log editors learned today of the passing of Juanita R. Theile, former chairperson of UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Nursing. She passed away Friday, August 12, 2016. Juanita joined the faculty in 1983 and served as chairperson of the program until 1994. As chairperson, she prepared the program for its first accreditation, established the Kappa […]

Nursing Program Name Change

As of January 1, 2017, UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Nursing has updated its name to Nursing and Health Studies. “In the past, ‘Professional Program in Nursing’ accurately captured the department offerings. However, this name no longer reflects the current available programs and further suggests that there is only one program,” explains Christine Vandenhouten, Chairperson, […]

UW-Green Bay’s Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award goes to Door County’s Hetherington

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Maribeth Hetherington, recently retired chief change officer and former interim director of clinic operations at Door County Medical Center (DCMC), has been named the 2016 recipient of the UW-Green Bay Distinguished Nursing Alumni Award. Hetherington was a 1986 graduate of the University’s BSN completion program.  She developed and implemented a restructured supervisory leadership model during […]

University of Wisconsin Nursing Program Earns National Award

BSN@Home program receives ‘Celebration of Excellence’ Award GREEN BAY – The University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) will award the BSN@Home program the 2016 Celebration of Excellence Award for Mature Program, on Oct. 17. BSN@Home is an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree-completion program that provides a flexible distance learning option for registered […]

First ‘NURSE 1-2-1′ cohort gathers for a welcome reception

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UW-Green Bay’s Professional Program in Nursing hosted a welcome reception for the Fall 2016 cohort of the new NURSE 1-2-1 Program on Tuesday, Sept. 20. NURSE 1-2-1 is a collaborative effort by UW-Green Bay and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College offering students a four-year BSN program. Students attend UW-Green Bay for year one; NWTC during years […]

New NURSE 1-2-1 Model Recognized

The American Association of Community Colleges recognized the new UWGB/NWTC NURSE 1-2-1 model as innovative in its recent Community College Daily publication. This model and a few other approaches mentioned have great promise for building a stronger BSN-prepared nursing workforce. With the publication, the Nursing department is receiving some calls from Community Colleges across the […]

New Nursing 1-2-1 program gets local news coverage

Fox 11 did a thorough story on the new Nursing 1-2-1 partnership between UW-Green Bay and NWTC. The program launches this fall with a focus on getting more nurses in the field. “These nursing students are admitted directly into the program right in the beginning,” explained Christine Vandenhouten, the chairperson for nursing at UW-Green Bay. […]