School of Nursing formally welcomes physician assistant, family nurse practitioner students to master’s-degree programs
The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis conducted a White Coat Ceremony on Sept. 23 to welcome the physician assistant and family nurse practitioner classes of 2023.
The students gathered with faculty and staff at Betty Irene Moore Hall as family and friends watched the event on Facebook Live.
The white coat ceremony is a tradition to recognize students who seek a role in clinical practice. The white coats symbolize the responsibilities they accept in caring for individuals, including competent evidence-based and person-centered care, excellent interpersonal and communication, systems-based practice and the highest level of professionalism. The ceremony underscores those responsibilities and the students’ commitment to care for the people they come in contact with over the span of their careers.