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Showing posts from March, 2017

NU SHHS Opens Two More Nurse Managed Clinic Locations!

The School of Health and Human Services (SHHS) continues its mission to serve the public good by opening two more nurse managed clinic sites in the Los Angeles area.  Utilizing funds from its Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Grant, the school opened the locations with a ribbon cutting ceremony in Inglewood this month.  The clinic makes health care more accessible to residents through its unique “virtual” approach. Patient services are provided at conveniently-located community locations, such as social service agencies like the Salvation Army. The School’s nursing and other health professions students (including Health Sciences and Community Health) are also involved and are gaining valuable experience in these new models of health care through collaborations with trained clinical professionals.  Dr. Dean McNeal (the grant's P.I), addressed the crowd at the ribbon cutting, along with National University President D…

MSN Program Continues to Grow!

March came in like a lion for the 4th Cohort of the SHHS’s MSN Program.  Orientation day for the cohort was held at the Costa Mesa Campus on March 3rd and it was standing room only in the room. The day was led by Lead Faculty member Dr. Barbara Piper.  27 new students joined the program that includes four specializations (Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Administration, Informatics, and Mental Health).  Faculty from all three SHHS departments (Community Health, Health Sciences and Nursing) were there for the orientation, either in person, or by teleconference.  Dean McNeal attended in person, along with two of the Department Chairs.  The benefits of advanced degrees in the field of Nursing is well documented, and with FNPs gaining more autonomy, the SHHS remains committed to the continued growth of theses graduate programs.