School of Nursing Helps RN to BSN Students Attend Medical Reserves Corps Training
|Date: Sunday, May 1st, 2011||Return|
Faculty in the School of Nursing and staff at the Barren River District Health Department collaborated to offer the opportunity for students enrolled in the on-line RN to BSN program to attend the Medical Reserve Corps Training. Seventeen students, from areas throughout the state, participated in the training. Those completing the training are now able to become volunteers in their local communities to assist during a disaster. Four faculty members (Cathy Abell, Lisa Proctor, Kathleen Riley, and Deborah Williams) accompanied the students.
Dr. Scott Lyons, director of the School of Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport (KRS) at Western Kentucky University partnered with three colleagues, Dr. John Jackson of the University of Alabama, Dr. Willie Hey of the University of Louisiana-Monroe, and Mr.
Western Kentucky University’s (WKU) Department of Public Health is now offering a Joint Undergraduate Master’s Program, JUMP-MHA.
The Institute for Rural Health (IRH) in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) received a $50,000 grant from the Good Samaritan Foundation Inc., a ministry of the Kentucky Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.
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