Family Caregiving Institute team makes strong showing Faculty and staff in the Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis led a number of presentations, symposiums and poster sessions at the 2018 Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) in Boston Nov. 14-18.
Betty Irene Moore Hall Betty Irene Moore Hall is home to the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and features collaborative learning spaces rather than traditional classrooms.
Introducing new leader Interim Dean Ward discusses next steps in the school’s development and her excitement to serve as a bridge for new opportunities and initiatives.
Welcome new clinical students A group of 127 new graduate students who aspire to be physician assistants, family nurse practitioners and registered nurses were formally welcomed to the school at the 2018 Welcoming Ceremony.
Celebrate the classes of 2018 The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis lauded the accomplishments of 128 master’s-degree students and six doctoral candidates at its seventh graduation celebration June 14.
Meeting the needs of caregivers The Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis convened more than 50 national and international experts in family caregiving at a two-day summit designed to map out research priorities.
March 18 — Nurse practitioner faculty present at statewide conference Two Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing family nurse practitioner faculty presented at the 42nd Annual California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP) Educational Conference in San Diego March 14-17. Ricky Norwood, an assistant clinical professor who also practices and mentors students in the Sacramento County Health Center, presented the poster, “PTSD Screening with a Focus on Refugees,” with his fellow clinicians from the county and a refugee health clinic. The poster detailed the group’s study of a screening tool used to identify post-traumatic stress disorder among Middle Eastern and Afghan male refugees. The providers determined the tool was successful in the prevention, identification, education and early treatment of PTSD and enabled providers to improve the quality of primary care for these individuals. Assistant Clinical Professor Gordon Worley, a wilderness first aid expert, presented “Humanitarian Volunteering on a Real-World Schedule,” where he shared his experiences volunteering to drive supplies and care for patients in free clinics in Mexico. He also presented “My What Big Teeth You Have: The Assessment and Current Pharmacologic Treatment of Western Venomous Snakebites.”