National Nurses Week
Thank you to those who celebrated National Nurses Week (May 6-12) with us! It was an engaging week of virtual programming featuring University of Rochester School of Nursing faculty, alumni, and student leaders.
"Becoming a Wellness Warrior: How to Prepare Mentally and Stay Healthy During a Crisis"
Susan W. Blaakman '93N, '96N (MS), '00N (PMC), '11N (PhD)
When it comes to health, we naturally focus on our physical body, yet often neglect to pay the same attention to our mental and emotional state. Join Dr. Blaakman who will share insights and tips for maintaining mental health and overall wellness in times of uncertainty.
"Conversation with the Dean"
Kathy H. Rideout '95W (EdD), PPCNP-BC, FNAP
Join Kathy Rideout for an engaging conversation during which she will share updates from the school and take your questions during a discussion moderated by Nancy Dianis '85N (MS).
"Nursing in Times of Crisis: Patient Care and Self Care"
APNN Alumni and Student Panel
Moderated by professor Patrick Hopkins, DNP, APRN, C-PNP, NNP, join APNN alumni and current students for this webinar addressing the need for both patient care and self-care in the midst of medical emergencies.
"The Fire this Time: Inequalities in the Time of COVID-19"
Natalie LeBlanc, PhD, MPH, RN, BSN
While it has long been understood that wealth, race, and health are closely tied, COVID-19 has focused attention on the high human cost of social and structural inequalities in American society. This webinar will delve into the persistent inequalities that are influencing the health disparity experiences among people of color in the US during the coronavirus pandemic.
Alumni in the News
- Top Stories
- Commentary: Parallels between HIV, COVID-19 Reflect Persisting Health and Social Inequalities
- Spotlight on: Kaydean Harris, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, nurse practitioner Thompson Health Urgent Care, SON faculty member
- Hopkins Honored with E.P. Curtis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
- ‘We’re all trying to do our part’