San Diego State University

Congratulations to Dr. Willa Fields, for Receiving the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Leadership Award!!

“It is with great please that I announce that Dr. Willa Fields, Professor, has received the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Nursing Informatics Leadership Award. This award is presented to one individual who, in the judgment of the HIMSS Board of Directors, has demonstrated significant leadership in the area of nursing informatics within […]

Congratulations!! Dr. Young-Shin Lee received the “Geriatric Nursing Education Award”

Dr. Young-Shin Lee received the “Geriatric Nursing Education Award” for the excellence and innovation in geriatric nursing education on April 10th, 2014 from the Western Institute of Nursing in partnership with the John A. Hartford Foundation and the OHSU Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at the 47th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference, April 9-12, […]

Students Wear Red for National Wear Red Day, designed to bring awareness to the Go Red for Women campaign!

N400-Critical Care Class wears Red, for National Wear Red Day, designed to bring awareness to the Go Red for Women campaign!

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has Elected Dr. Greiner to the AACN Nominating Committee!

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is pleased to announce the results of its 2014 election to fill seats on the AACN Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. Dr. Greiner has been elected to the AACN Nominating Committee for the next two years. He is also appointed to the AACN Futures Task Force, […]

“Students HEAL” Goes to Thailand!

30 members of “Students HEAL” recently visited Thailand, providing medical care and education to the underserved.  From January 3 to January 18, 2014, they visited elementary schools, high schools, community clinics and monk temples. Students provided home health care exams, allowing them to do health screenings in the countryside.  Students also had the opportunity to […]

Late Applications for the MS degree in Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults and the Elderly will be accepted for both the NP/CNS and the CNS specializations!

Late Applications for the MS degree in Advanced Practice Nursing of Adults and the Elderly will be accepted for both the NP/CNS and the CNS specializations. Please contact Dr. Beverly Carlson at bcarlson@mail.sdsu.edu or Joanne Ling at jling@mail.sdsu.edu for further information.

Nursing Faculty and Staff Honored at Mortar Board Appreciation Dinner

Congratulations to Dr. Beverly Carlson, Nancy Lischke, Linda Long, and Jason Ramirez for being honored for their significant contributions to the education and academic achievement of the SDSU members of Mortar Board. Mortar Board, the national honor society for college seniors, hosted the 23rd Annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Dinner on Nov. 30, at the […]

APN, NP-CNS program was approved by American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACC)!

APN, NP-CNS program was approved by American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACC) Certification Corporation for compliance with the Consensus Model. Our NP-CNS graduates meet AACN’s educational eligibility requirements and may sit for the new  Acute/Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (ACCNS-AG) certification exam. We join 20 programs nationally who have received approval.

Congratulations, Kristiana Cullum!

Kristiana Cullum MSN, RN, CPNP-PC successfully completed the certification process as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She also recently had the following publication: Kristiana Cullum MSN, RN, PNP (2013) Paging God: Religion in the Halls of Medicine. Cadge, Wendy, Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, 19:4, 165-166, DOI: 10.1080/08854726.2013.794617       .  

Imperial Valley Nursing Program Receives Million-Dollar Grant!

On August 27, 2013, a news conference was held announcing the award of a million-dollar grant to the SDSU-Imperial Valley nursing program. Dr. Philip Greiner, Director of the SDSU School of Nursing, discussed the new Nursing Workforce Development project.  Also on hand for the news conference was U.S. Rep. Juan Vargas, who represents the 51st […]