护理学院 Honored as 2023 Nursing School of the Year, Graduate Degree Program
The Southern University 护理学院 was recently honored as the “2023 Nursing School of the Year, 研究生学位课程,” by the Louisiana State Nursing Association and the Louisiana Nurses Foundation, 在周六, 9月16日, 2023, 在一年一度的南丁格尔颁奖晚会上, 护理和保健的“奥斯卡奖. 晚会在巴吞鲁日的皇冠广场酒店举行.
This award recognizes a school of nursing offering formal education for registered nurses seeking a 研究生 degree for advanced clinical 实践 roles as well as nursing administration, 护理教育与研究.
成立于1986年, Southern’s 护理学院 (SON) currently offers four degrees: the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with a specialty in family health; the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP); and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)主修护理. 自2019年起担任护理学院院长, 桑德拉·查西恩·布朗, DNS, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAANP, FAAN, has led the school in creating a pathway to excellence in the nursing and health care workforce. 而BSN计划已经生产了超过2,600名注册护士，其中85%是非裔美国人, MSN程序, 从1992年开始, has produced more than 500 研究生s; many of whom are from disadvantaged backgrounds, with average certification pass rates exceeding the national average.
“This award validates the dedication of our faculty and staff, 我们beta365的韧性, and the commitment of our institution all working together to produce outstanding students from excellent degree programs”, 院长桑德拉·布朗说.
The SON is nationally recognized for being one of the largest producers of African American family nurse practitioners (FNPs) in the nation, 根据 高等教育多样性年度报告. 另外, the SON has earned the recognition as being the largest producer of African American FNPs in the 状态 of Louisiana, thereby fulfilling a significant role in building a diverse nursing workforce that is representative of the population of care. 全国公认的MSN (FNP)项目, the SON was selected as one of the two best value programs in the 状态 of Louisiana for 2019-2020. Programs were selected based on their affordability, quality, and value. For the ranking of Best HBCU Nursing Schools for 2022, Top RN to BSN ranked the SON in the top 15. Programs are ranked according to tuition, cost, 研究生 salary, and reputation.
The 研究生 nursing program expanded in 2012 to fulfill its promise to build a stronger and more diverse advanced 实践d registered nurse (APRN) workforce in Louisiana and has produced over 45 DNP 研究生s since its inception. Currently pursuing its goal to advance evidence-based 实践 through rigorous scholarship and leadership to improve the health care of vulnerable populations, this 实践 focused doctoral nursing program is designed for nurses seeking careers in advanced clinical nursing 实践 at the nurse executive leadership rank.
哲学博士(PhD)项目, 研究型博士, focuses on global issues and public policy associated with the health of vulnerable women and children. The program prepares nurse scientists whose research trajectories will expand the substantive knowledge base that informs nursing education, 实践, 和研究. Since its existence in 2001, the PhD program has produced 46 PhD 研究生s.
The SON is bringing health care to the community through its academic-实践 partnership with Ochsner Health System, 路易斯安那州最大的医疗保健系统. 通过这种伙伴关系, health promotion and disease prevention services are provided via the SON’s Jag Mobile, 以学校的吉祥物命名, 医疗服务不足, vulnerable populations in inner city and rural communities within a 50-mile radius of the SON. While serving as an innovation community-based clinical learning experience for 研究生 and under研究生 nursing students, health teaching and screening for early detection of conditions such as hypertension and diabetes are offered.
Graduate faculty consists of nationally recognized educators, researchers and expert clinicians who are transforming health care and influencing policy. 研究生院包括全国护理联盟, 认证学术护士教育者, 美国护理学会会员(FAANs), 美国护士教育学会(ANEF), 全国老年护理协会(FNGNA), 美国老年学会(FGSA), and a Distinguished Gerontological Nurse Educator through the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence. These faculty all serve as leaders and mentors in the 研究生 and under研究生 programs. In addition to faculty members maintaining specialty certifications, 他们在当地担任领导职务, 状态, and national 专业 nursing organizations as well as board positions in nursing and healthcare organizations. This is the sixth time that Southern’s Nursing program has been chosen as Nursing School/Program of the Year. Southern was also selected as Nursing School/Program of the Year in 2010, 2012, 2015, and 2017, 2021. 安妮萨·利奇曼·泰勒, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE is the interim chairperson of the Graduate Nursing Programs.