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Nursing Faculty: Voting Open for NLN CNEA Board of Commissioners and Nominations Committee

Voting, which is open through September 30, helps the NLN CNEA assemble a robust leadership team.

Posted on 8/31/2016 1:48:07 PM

IUP Nursing Professor Shellenbarger Selected for National Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy

Teresa Shellenbarger, professor in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, has been selected by Sigma Theta Tau International, the international honor society of nursing, and the Elsevier Foundation, for the 2016–17 Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy.

Posted on 4/12/2016 2:58:19 PM

Respiratory Care Student Winners

On March 3, 2016, senior students from the IUP/WPH (Indiana University of Pennsylvania/Western Pennsylvania Hospital) School of Respiratory Care traveled to Seven Springs Resort to attend the Cambria Somerset Council’s Conference at the Slopes, a respiratory care and sleep medicine conference.

Posted on 4/6/2016 9:17:10 AM

IUP Nursing to Host Panel on Stopping System Errors in the Healthcare World

The IUP Nursing Department will host a panel discussion on April 1, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to noon on “Stopping System Errors in the Healthcare World.” The presentation, free and open to the community, will be held in room 126 of the IUP Humanities and Social Sciences building. 

Posted on 3/2/2016 3:24:58 PM

IUP Nursing Graduates Score High on NCLEX-RN Pass Rate

The first-time passing rate for graduates of Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s bachelor’s degree program in nursing surpassed the national average for the National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) exam during the October, 2014, to September, 2015, reporting year.

Posted on 11/4/2015 3:10:18 PM

Shellenbarger Completes Presentations at National Nursing Conferences

Professor Teresa Shellenbarger presented “Engaging Students in Nursing Research With Mobile Technology” at the 2015 NLN/Elsevier Technology Conference in Tampa, Fla. with Meigan Robb.

Posted on 10/26/2015 1:58:06 PM

IUP Ranked in Top 10 Percent of America’s Best Nursing Schools

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s nursing program has been ranked in the top 10 percent of programs in the eastern United States by NurseJournal.org. IUP is one of only three programs in Pennsylvania ranked in the top 10 percent.

Posted on 10/6/2015 4:27:26 PM

Public/Community Health Nursing Health Fair

The Public/Community Health senior-level nursing students will host a health fair on campus in the Library, Oak Grove, and Delaware Room of the HUB on Thursday, October 29.

Posted on 10/1/2015 10:11:57 AM

Fifth Annual Research-Education Day, Sponsored by Honor Society of Nursing

IUP’s Zeta Lambda chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing is sponsoring the fifth annual Research and Education Day on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. in Eberly Auditorium/Foyer.

Posted on 10/1/2015 10:11:25 AM

Nurses Christian Fellowship Meeting

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Profession’s NCF Organization will host “No Offense... How to NOT Get Angry in an Angry World” on Wednesday, October 7. Come for a bit of food, fellowship, and spiritual refreshment.

Posted on 10/1/2015 10:10:56 AM

Nursing Department Seeking Students for CPR Study

IUP’s Department of Nursing and Allied Health is looking for about 200 freshman or sophomore nursing students to participate in a national study related to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) recertification.

Posted on 9/3/2015 3:35:23 PM

Open House for Master’s Program in Nursing

There will be an open house at IUP’s Monroeville campus for the master’s program in Nursing on Thursday, June 18, 2015.

Posted on 6/15/2015 1:25:23 PM

Master’s Nursing Program Open House at Monroeville Campus

An open house information session for the master’s program in Nursing will be held at IUP’s Monroeville campus on Thursday, June 4, 2015, from 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Posted on 6/2/2015 11:49:20 AM

Professors Publish Collaborative, Innovative Study on Hand Hygiene

Dr. Ott (Nursing) and Dr. Irani (Biology) have published their interdisciplinary pedagogy research study titled "Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Real Time Feedback On The Bedside Hand Hygiene Behaviors Of Nursing Students" in the May 2015 [54(5):286-289] issue of Journal of Nursing Education, a peer-reviewed journal with approx. 20% acceptance rate.

Posted on 5/29/2015 5:03:23 PM

IUP Nursing Student Has a Heart for Helping Others

Ellen Reinsburrow, of Mechanicsburg, a junior nursing student at IUP, was born with a heart defect. However, she hasn’t let that stop her from pursuing her goals and counseling others with the same health issues.

Posted on 5/14/2015 2:39:23 PM

Shellenbarger Receives Reflective Practice Award

Teresa Shellenbarger, professor of Nursing, received the 2015 John Woolcock Teacher/Scholar for Reflective Practice Award from the Center for Teaching Excellence.

Posted on 5/14/2015 9:50:11 AM

Calderone Serves as Advisory Group Member

Terri Calderone, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, was a contributor to the newly published second edition of the American Nurses Association’s Scope and Standards of Practice for Nursing Informatics, serving as an advisory group member.

Posted on 3/26/2015 2:05:51 PM

Shellenbarger Publishes Article About Evidence-Based Practice

Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, published an article with Meigan Robb (PhD in Nursing graduate) in the October 2014 issue of the Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.

Posted on 11/5/2014 1:55:20 PM

Shellenbarger Elected to National League for Nursing Positions

Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, has been elected to serve as a member of the executive committee of the National League for Nursing Board of Governors and will also join the editorial board for Nursing Education Perspectives, a peer-reviewed research journal of the NLN.

Posted on 10/21/2014 3:28:18 PM

Annual Research-Education Program: IUP Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing’s Zeta Lambda Chapter

The fourth annual Research-Education Program of the Zeta Lambda Chapter of IUP’s Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing takes place on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.

Posted on 8/8/2014 1:10:43 PM

Calderone and Ott Awarded HHS Research Incentive Grants

Theresa Calderone and Lora Ott were awarded two of the nine Research Incentive Grants from the College of Health and Human Services.

Posted on 5/8/2014 12:22:09 PM

Ott Receives 2014 HHS Outstanding Junior Research Award

Lora Ott received the award in recognition of a body of research and scholarship by a tenure-track but non-tenured faculty member in the College of Health and Human Services.

Posted on 5/8/2014 12:00:21 PM

Ott and Irani Receive Faculty Recognition Award

Lora Ott (Nursing) and Vida Irani (Biology) were the recipients of this year’s Faculty Recognition Award in the category of Content Pedagogy.

Posted on 4/2/2014 3:44:58 PM

Shellenbarger Co-authors Book with Noted Nursing Experts

Teresa Shellenbarger, professor in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, recently published a book entitled Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing.

Posted on 3/31/2014 1:05:33 PM

Applications Still Being Accepted for DNP to PhD in Nursing Program

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions is accepting applications for its Summer 2014 DNP to PhD in Nursing program at Dixon University Center in Harrisburg.

Posted on 3/10/2014 8:30:25 AM

Ott Appointed to Editorial Board of Journal of Radiology Nursing

Lora Ott, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, will serve as a column writer/editor for the JRN safety column for a two-year term.

Posted on 3/7/2014 11:07:57 AM

Master’s Nursing Program Information Session at Monroeville Campus

An information session for the master’s program in Nursing will be held at the Monroeville campus on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 5:30 p.m.

Posted on 3/4/2014 10:18:20 AM

New Inductees to Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Lambda Chapter

Congratulations to the new inductees of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing into IUP’s Zeta Lambda chapter.

Posted on 2/28/2014 11:23:41 AM

Master’s Nursing Program Information Session on Indiana Campus

An information session for the master’s program in Nursing will be held in room 208 Johnson Hall on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at 6:00 p.m.

Posted on 1/6/2014 12:03:58 PM

Master’s Nursing Program Information Session at Indiana Campus

An information session for the master’s program in Nursing will be held in Johnson Hall on Wednesday, December 11, 2013.

Posted on 12/3/2013 9:25:01 AM

NCLEX-RN Pass Rate Results Are In

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions reports a 95.35 percent pass rate for first-time test takers of the NCLEX-RN examination for the most recent reporting period.

Posted on 10/31/2013 11:10:45 AM

Shellenbarger Publishes Articles in Three Journals

Teresa Shellenbarger, professor and doctoral program coordinator in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, recently co-authored three articles in three separate journals.

Posted on 10/11/2013 11:32:49 AM

Shellenbarger Re-elected to Board of Governors of National League for Nursing

Professor and doctoral program coordinator Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, was re-elected to the board of governors of the National League for Nursing for a three-year term.

Posted on 9/27/2013 10:56:03 AM

Master in Nursing Alumnus Selected for Nurse Faculty Scholars Program

Congratulations to Kamal Eldeirawi, an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, for being selected to receive the highly competitive Nurse Faculty Scholar grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Posted on 9/20/2013 3:41:31 PM

Third Annual Research Education Program, October 30

The IUP Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing’s Zeta Lambda chapter will present this program on October 30 in the Ohio Room of the HUB. This year’s theme is “Innovations in Clinical Practice and Education.” 

Posted on 9/17/2013 12:12:40 PM

Ph.D. in Nursing Student Selected for Prestigious Award

Ph.D. in Nursing candidate Loretta Builder was selected as a National League for Nursing Jonas Scholar for 2013–2014, one of only five doctoral nursing students throughout the country selected for the award.

Posted on 9/6/2013 9:35:55 AM

Nursing Research and Education Day, October 30

IUP’s Zeta Lambda chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing is sponsoring the third annual Research and Education Day on Wednesday, October 30, in the Ohio Room of the HUB.

Posted on 8/19/2013 10:36:24 AM

Master’s Nursing Program Information Session at Monroevillle Campus

An information session for the master’s program in Nursing will be held at IUP’s Monroeville campus on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at 6:00 p.m.

Posted on 7/9/2013 2:48:37 PM

M.S. Nursing Program Recruiting for Fall 2013

The master’s program in Nursing is currently recruiting students for a new cohort to begin in Fall 2013.

Posted on 7/9/2013 2:44:00 PM

Final Information Session About Harrisburg Ph.D. in Nursing Program

The final information session about the Ph.D. in Nursing program being offered at the Dixon University in Harrisburg is set for June 11, 2013.

Posted on 6/3/2013 10:03:37 AM

Dr. Susan Poorman Delivers Keynote Address at UPMC St. Margaret's Clinical Research Forum

Dr. Susan Poorman, a professor in the department of Nursing and Allied Health, was invited to deliver the keynote address at UPMC St. Margaret's Clinical Research Forum. The presentation held on May 24, 2013 was entitled, “The Research Circle: From Practice to Research and Back to Practice.”

Posted on 5/28/2013 3:24:31 PM

Information Sessions about Ph.D. in Nursing Program in Harrisburg

Attend one of three information sessions about the Ph.D. in Nursing Program scheduled at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg for Fall 2013.

Posted on 5/3/2013 2:45:35 PM

Help Us Welcome Baby SIM!

Come celebrate with us in Nursing! The baby shower for our new baby SIM girl will take place Wednesday, May 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Nursing Suite in Pratt Putt Hall.

Posted on 5/2/2013 3:37:57 PM

M.S. Nursing Program: Offering Summer Simulation Course

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions will be offering NURS 781 Simulation in Nursing Education as a graduate elective this summer. The course will be taught in a workshop format on May 20, May 28, and June 11.

Posted on 4/26/2013 3:01:32 PM

Dr. West, Dr. Zidek and Dr. Crytzer to present at Worldwide Nursing Conference, Singapore

Projects by Professor Cynthia Zidek, Professor Edith West, and Professor Michele Crytzer, Department of Nursing, have been accepted for podium presentations at the Worldwide Nursing Conference, to be held in Singapore on July 8 and 9, 2013.

Posted on 4/24/2013 10:22:10 AM

Gerwick, Gropelli, and O'Harra Present at Elsevier Faculty Development Conference

Professor Michele Gerwick, Professor Theresa Gropelli, and faculty member Pamela O'Harra, Department of Nursing, presented at the Elsevier Faculty Development Conference in Las Vegas in January.

Posted on 4/24/2013 10:17:48 AM

Holmes Chosen to Speak at Biennial Convention of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Congratulations to Dr. Janice Holmes, former Sigma ZL president, whose abstract titled "Changing the Culture of Nurse Educators through a Caring-Leader Mentorship Model" was chosen for an oral presentation at the 42nd Biennial Convention of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, to be held November 16-20, 2013.

Posted on 4/24/2013 10:14:33 AM

Sigma Zeta Lambda Spring 2013 Induction Luncheon

Zeta Lambda Chapter welcomes 29 undergraduate, one "dual," and one community member who were inducted at the ZL Luncheon held on April 20 at the Rustic Lodge in Indiana, PA.

Posted on 4/24/2013 10:11:14 AM

Nursing Doctoral Program to Offer Classes in Harrisburg This Fall

The Ph.D. in Nursing program will begin offering courses at the Dixon University Center, in Harrisburg, Pa., in Fall 2013.

Posted on 3/29/2013 10:18:51 AM

Poorman Receives Nurse Educator Award

Susan Poorman received the Nurse Educator Award for outstanding leadership as a nurse academician in baccalaureate and higher degree programs in Pennsylvania at the Best Practices in Nursing Education Conference in Pittsburgh on March 22, 2013.

Posted on 3/25/2013 3:06:20 PM

Shellenbarger Delivers Keynote on Innovation in Nursing Education

Teresa Shellenbarger, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, was the keynote speaker at a conference sponsored by the Pennsylvania League for Nursing on March 22, 2013.

Posted on 3/25/2013 2:44:41 PM

Greenawalt Selected to National League for Nursing Leadership Program

Julia Greenawalt, assistant professor in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, has been selected to take part in a national leadership program: the yearlong Leadership Development Program for Simulation Educators.

Posted on 3/15/2013 10:45:00 AM

Master’s Program in Nursing Alumna Receives Award

Congratulations to Joan Ponzurick, a graduate nursing alumna, for receiving the Journal of School Nursing First Publication Award by a School Nurse. Ponzurick published an article in the February 2012 issue.

Posted on 3/7/2013 8:52:23 AM

Master’s Program In Nursing Information Sessions at Monroeville Campus

Find out more about the M.S. in Nursing program. Visit the Monroeville campus on two Mondays—March 18 and April 22, 2013—at 6:00 p.m.

Posted on 3/7/2013 8:46:55 AM

M.S. Nursing Program: Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2013

The IUP Master’s Program in Nursing is currently recruiting students for a new cohort to begin in Fall 2013 for both the Education and the Administration tracks.

Posted on 3/7/2013 8:36:17 AM

We’re Expecting!

The Nursing and Allied Health Professions Department is expecting! Sim Mom and Sim NewB (baby) are due to arrive soon. Watch for upcoming news about our baby shower and due date!

Posted on 3/5/2013 1:30:48 PM

November Nursing Newsletter Released

The November Newsletter of the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions is out.

Posted on 11/26/2012 11:23:01 AM

IUP Nursing Graduates Exceed State and National Pass Rates for NCLEX-RN Exam

Graduates of the IUP baccalaureate program from 2011–2012 achieved a passing rate of 99.18 percent on the NCLEX-RN exam—nearly ten percent higher than state and national pass rates.

Posted on 11/6/2012 11:20:51 AM

Nursing Newsletter Issue 5 Released

Issue 5 of the Nursing Newsletter has been released. Read it here!

Posted on 11/5/2012 2:06:51 PM

Shellenbarger and Student Publish on Students With Cell Phones in the Classroom

Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, and teaching associate Meigan Robb published “Using Technology to Promote Mobile Learning: Engaging Students With Cell Phones in the Classroom” in the November/December 2012 issue of Nurse Educator.

Posted on 11/2/2012 9:41:03 AM

Nursing Newsletter Released

Volume V Issue 4 of the Nursing Newsletter has been released Read all about it!

Posted on 10/24/2012 11:43:44 AM

Nursing Newsletter Released, October 2012

The October edition of the IUP Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions is now released. Read all about it!

Posted on 10/8/2012 11:24:03 AM

Support a New Nursing Scholarship Fund

The Nursing Department is raising funds to create an endowed scholarship in honor of senior Nursing student Tim Zahumensky, who passed away August 31, 2012. A bench in the Oak Grove is going to be dedicated to his memory, as well.

Posted on 10/2/2012 11:37:22 AM

Nursing Newsletter Released, September 24

The September 24th edition of the Nursing and Allied Health Professions newsletter is now released.

Posted on 9/24/2012 2:11:01 PM

September 2012 Newsletter Now Released!

The Nursing and Allied Health Department has published its September 2012 newsletter.

Posted on 9/10/2012 11:24:07 AM

Research-Education Day: IUP Sigma Zeta Lambda Nursing Chapter

Zeta Lambda’s second annual Research-Education Day will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, in the Ohio Room of the IUP Hadley Union Building at 5:30 p.m.

Posted on 8/14/2012 1:39:36 PM

Doctoral Nursing Student, Alumna, and Faculty Publish Articles

Department of Nursing members have articles published in the April 2012 issue of Teaching and Learning in Nursing.

Posted on 4/4/2012 1:34:38 PM

First Ph.D. in Nursing Student to Graduate in Spring 2012

Cristina Perez Stearns is set to be the first student to graduate from the Ph.D. in Nursing Program, which began in 2008.

Posted on 3/23/2012 12:05:57 PM

IUP’s Zeta Lambda Honor Society of Nursing Chapter Turns 30!

Plans are underway for a year-long celebration of the event. The honor society will have a table at the Crimson Huddle during Homecoming week, and will sell 30th-anniversary t-shirts at various times throughout the year.

Posted on 3/5/2012 10:52:25 AM

Master’s in Nursing Program Still Recruiting Education Track Cohort

The master’s program in Nursing is still recruiting students to the Education Track cohort at the Indiana campus for the Spring 2012 semester.

Posted on 2/17/2012 2:35:27 PM

Honor Society Chapter of Nursing Receives Four Regional Excellence Awards

Zeta Lambda, IUP's chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau international honor society of nursing, has had an eventful year and is excited to announce upcoming events.

Posted on 1/25/2012 12:06:43 PM

End of Life Workshop Success Spurs Spring 2013 Workshop

The recent End of Life Workshop collaboration with VNA Hospice, Windber Medical Center, and Indiana Regional Medical Center that was held at the new Kovalchick Complex was a huge success, with 100 attendees.

Posted on 1/25/2012 12:02:02 PM

New Cohort for Master’s in Nursing Program

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions is now accepting students for the Master’s in Nursing Program education cohort, beginning January 24, 2012, at the Indiana campus.

Posted on 1/5/2012 3:43:57 PM

Nursing Doctoral Candidate Accepted to Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy

Camille Wendekier, nursing doctoral candidate, has been accepted as a participant in the Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (NFLA).

Posted on 12/19/2011 9:25:20 AM

Nursing Simulation Suite Grand Opening Event

Nursing and Allied Health Professions cordially invites you to the grand opening of our new Simulation Suite on the IUP campus, Donna D. Putt Hall, room G13, on Friday, December 9, 2011.

Posted on 11/29/2011 3:28:01 PM

Poorman Publishes on Helping Academically-Struggling Students

Dr. Susan G. Poorman, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, recently co-authored the article “Helping Students Who Struggle Academically: Finding the Right Level of Involvement and Living With Our Judgments.”

Posted on 11/28/2011 4:05:23 PM

Master’s in Nursing Education Track Information Session

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions will hold an information session on November 16, 2011, for those interested in starting in the Master’s in Nursing Education track at IUP in Spring 2012.

Posted on 11/3/2011 11:37:12 AM

Doctoral Candidate Presents on Incivility in Nursing Education

Riah Hoffman, doctoral candidate in Nursing, presented a poster entitled “Incivility: A Concept Analysis in Nursing Education” at the convention of Sigma Theta Tau International, held in Grapevine, Texas, October 29–November 2, 2011.

Posted on 11/2/2011 1:43:29 PM

Education Track in Nursing Currently Accepting Applicants

The master’s program in Nursing is currently recruiting students for a new cohort to start in the Education Track at the Indiana campus for the Spring 2012 semester.

Posted on 10/26/2011 2:25:03 PM

Shellenbarger and Doctoral Student Present on “Recruitment and Retention of Hispanic Nursing Students”

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, and Cristina Stearns presented a poster titled, “Una Realidad! Recruitment and Retention of Hispanic Nursing Students” at the 2011 National League for Nursing Education Summit.

Posted on 10/5/2011 2:34:19 PM

Marcellus Shale Environmental Health Conference and Call for Posters

The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Environmental Health Task Force will host an interdisciplinary conference, plus a call for posters, on health and legal issues related to drilling the Marcellus Shale for natural gas on October 7, 2011.

Posted on 8/2/2011 11:03:41 AM

Ph.D. in Nursing Candidate Receives Non-Traditional Student Award

Congratulations to Paulette Dorney, a Ph.D. in Nursing candidate, on receiving the Catherine Sanders Non-Traditional Student Award.

Posted on 8/2/2011 9:39:40 AM

Doctoral Candidate Addresses Issues for Baccalaureate Senior Students

Cristina Stearns, doctoral candidate in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, gave a podium presentation entitled “From Insecure to Sure: Using Reflective Journaling with Baccalaureate Senior Students” at the Drexel University Nursing Education Institute.

Posted on 7/6/2011 2:46:46 PM

Shellenbarger and Nursing Student Present on Classroom Texting

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger , Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, and doctoral candidate Meigan Robb presented a poster titled, “OMG: Encouraging Texting in the Classroom” at the Drexel University Nursing Education Institute.

Posted on 7/6/2011 2:11:42 PM

Shellenbarger and Edwards Present on Using Simulation to Teach Teachers

Teresa Shellenbarger and Taylor Edwards, Nursing and Allied Health Professions, presented “Using Simulation to Teach Teachers their Role in Clinical Teaching” at the International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Center Conference, June 16–18, 2011.

Posted on 6/20/2011 11:34:01 AM

Nursing Department Members Address Student Incivility in Nursing Education

Two Nursing faculty members and one doctoral candidate presented a poster at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Hot Issues Conference in Baltimore, Md., on April 14–16, 2011.

Posted on 4/25/2011 1:28:03 PM

Ph.D. in Nursing Students Present Posters

Meigan Robb and Lynn Bilder presented posters at the Eastern Nursing Research Society conference on March 23, 2011, in Philadelphia.

Posted on 4/8/2011 11:09:03 AM

Recently Honored Nursing Alumna and Flight Nurse to Speak at IUP

Flight nurse Hollee Russell, an IUP Nursing graduate, will speak to students in the Disaster course at IUP in April.

Posted on 4/6/2011 4:14:14 PM

Nursing Faculty Present Posters at Nurse Educator Institute

Five Department of Nursing faculty members presented posters at the eleventh annual Nurse Educator Institute on March 15–17, 2011, in Branson, Mo.

Posted on 4/6/2011 2:19:28 PM

Poorman Discusses Students Thinking Skill Development

Susan Poorman, professor in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, was recently featured in the Faculty Matters Column of Nursing Education Perspectives.

Posted on 2/25/2011 12:48:35 PM

IUP Nursing Students Take First Place at Annual Convention

The Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania chapter from IUP took first place in the student nurse challenge at the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania annual convention in November 2010.

Posted on 1/25/2011 3:15:08 PM

Shellenbarger Publishes Three Nursing Articles

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, professor and doctoral program coordinator in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, recently published three articles.

Posted on 12/30/2010 12:30:35 PM

Excellent Report for Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions (NAHP) is pleased to announce the Education Program Report results from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The report reflects quarterly and yearly NCLEX-RN pass rates.

Posted on 11/3/2010 4:14:51 PM

Shellenbarger Joins National League for Nursing Board of Governors

Teresa Shellenbarger, professor and doctoral program coordinator for thr IUP Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, joined the board of governors for the National League for Nursing.

Posted on 11/3/2010 3:49:19 PM

Upcoming Course Offerings in Graduate Nursing Education

The following are course offerings in graduate Nursing Education offered at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for Summer 2011, Fall 2011, and Spring 2012.

Posted on 10/27/2010 3:44:26 PM

Faculty and Students Present at National League for Nursing Summit

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions was strongly represented at the National League for Nursing annual education summit held in Las Vegas, Nev., in September 2010.

Posted on 10/14/2010 4:09:53 PM

Telehealth Equipment to be Added to Nursing Simulation Laboratory

Dr. Lisa Palmer and Dr. Julia Greenawalt, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, received a $299,890 grant to purchase simulation equipment to recreate a typical community dwelling of a rural patient with a common chronic illness.

Posted on 9/22/2010 3:52:34 PM

Nursing Department Members Present Workshops at International Research Congress

Two members of the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions recently presented at the twenty-first annual International Research Congress in Orlando, Florida.

Posted on 8/11/2010 10:52:12 AM

Doctoral Student Kaktins Publishes on Drilling the Marcellus Shale

An article by IUP doctoral Nursing student Nina Kaktins, M.S., R.N., was published in the July 2010 special edition of the Nurses for a Green Keystone newsletter.

Posted on 8/11/2010 10:15:39 AM

Still Accepting Applications for Graduate Nursing Cohort at Indiana and Monroeville

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions Graduate Nursing program is currently accepting applications for the Indiana and Monroeville cohorts scheduled to start Fall 2010.

Posted on 7/23/2010 10:47:37 AM

Master’s in Nursing Education Information Session, July 27

Attend IUP’s summer M.S. in Nursing, Education Track Information Session at the IUP Monroeville Graduate and Professional Center on July 27, 2010.

Posted on 7/20/2010 11:16:23 AM

Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions Faculty Present at Drexel University Nursing Education Institute

Four faculty members from the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions gave poster presentations at the Drexel University Nursing Education Institute, June 21–24, 2010, in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Posted on 6/25/2010 3:43:53 PM

Still Accepting Applications for Graduate Nursing Cohort at Monroeville

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions graduate Nursing program is currently accepting applications for the Monroeville cohort scheduled to start May 21, 2010.

Posted on 5/13/2010 3:06:56 PM

Doctoral Nursing Students Receive Highmark Awards

Shelly L. Moore, M.S.N., APRN-BC, C.N.E., and Timothy B. Campbell, M.S.N., CRNP, P.N.P.-B.C., both students in the Doctoral Nursing program in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions , have been selected as recipients of Highmark Graduate Student Awards . These awards have been made available by

Posted on 4/14/2010 8:19:04 AM

Nursing Master’s Program Graduate Receives Award

Patty Prenni, a graduate of the master’s nursing program in the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, has been chosen to receive an award from the Journal of School Nursing.

Posted on 4/7/2010 2:35:31 PM

Upcoming Information Sessions on M.S. and Ph.D. Nursing Programs

Information sessions about the Master of Science in Nursing and Ph.D. in Nursing programs will be held in 208 Johnson Hall on Monday, March 1, and Saturday, April 10, 2010 on the IUP main campus.

Posted on 2/26/2010 10:31:38 AM

Accepting Applications for 2010 M.S. in Nursing Cohorts

The Nursing and Allied Health Professions Department is now accepting applications for the Master of Science in Nursing degree. Cohorts in the Education Track are planned for the Summer 2010 semester on the IUP at Monroeville campus and for the Fall 2010 semester on the Indiana Campus.

Posted on 2/1/2010 2:28:56 PM

Graduate Assistant Positions Available in Nursing Department for 2010

The Nursing and Allied Health Professions Department is now recruiting for ten- and twenty-hour graduate assistantship positions. These are available for students who will be enrolled in the Summer 2010 Monroeville education track cohort and the Fall 2010 Indiana education track cohort.

Posted on 2/1/2010 2:26:34 PM

IUP Nursing Board Pass Rates Surpass State and National Rates

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health is pleased to announce results from the Education Program report from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, reflecting NCLEX-RN quarterly and yearly pass rates. The Department of Nursing board pass rate continues to stand higher than the state and national pass rates.

Posted on 11/10/2009 10:26:59 AM

Shellenbarger Selected for Faculty Leadership and Mentoring Program

The National League for Nursing (NLN) Foundation for Nursing Education recently announced that IUP Nursing faculty member Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger was selected for the NLN/Johnson & Johnson Faculty Leadership and Mentoring Program.

Posted on 10/21/2009 10:40:49 AM

Doctoral Nursing Candidate Coauthors Article about Teaching Strategies

Timothy B. Campbell, M.S.N., CRNP, doctoral Nursing candidate at IUP, coauthored “Toward Evidence-Based Teaching: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Two Teaching Strategies in an Associate Degree Nursing Program.”

Posted on 10/21/2009 10:25:47 AM

Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing Programs Receive Accreditation

Chairperson Elizabeth Palmer and the faculty and staff of the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions are pleased to announce the accreditation of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing degree programs by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Posted on 10/15/2009 10:22:15 AM

Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Nursing Programs Accredited

Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Both programs received the maximum ten-year accreditation.

Posted on 10/7/2009 2:48:36 PM

Nursing Department Strongly Represented at National League for Nursing Annual Summit

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions was strongly represented at the National League for Nursing annual summit held in Philadelphia, Pa., in September 2009.

Posted on 10/5/2009 1:31:17 PM

Nursing Student’s Article Published in Teaching and Learning in Nursing Journal

The journal Teaching and Learning in Nursing has published student Shelly L. Moore’s article titled “Incorporating a Journal Club in Associate Degree Clinical Conference.”

Posted on 9/25/2009 2:38:43 PM

Nursing Student Receives “Journal of Psychosocial Nursing” Article of the Year Award

Sandra A. Barton, M.S. in Nursing student with the Department of Nursing and Allied Health’s Monroeville cohort, has received the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing 2009 Article of the Year Award.

Posted on 9/9/2009 12:07:52 PM

Shellenbarger Publishes “Time and Project Management Tips for Educators”

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing has published the article "Time and Project Management Tips for Educators" by Nursing and Allied Health professor Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger.

Posted on 9/2/2009 12:26:11 PM

Applications Being Accepted for Master's Degree in Nursing Cohorts

Applications are now being accepted for part-time graduate Nursing courses for Fall 2009 and Spring 2010. Master of Science in Nursing: Choose from two tracks—Administration or Education

Posted on 7/8/2009 8:29:37 AM

Shellenbarger Presents at American Association of University Professors International Conference

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing doctoral program coordinator, and Dr. Elizabeth Gazza, Chatham University, copresented “The Use of Contingent Faculty: Confirming Part-time Faculty Experiences” at the American Association of University Professors’ conference in Washington, D.C., on June 11–13, 2009.

Posted on 7/1/2009 2:57:13 PM

Ph.D. in Nursing Students Attend Scholars Seminar at Indiana Campus

Suzanne Smith, editor-in-chief of Nurse Educator and the Journal of Nursing Administration, recently met with the Ph.D. in Nursing students for a scholars seminar on May 1, 2009, to discuss writing for publication in nursing.

Posted on 6/5/2009 12:26:44 PM

Shellenbarger is Co-recipient of Award for Excellence in Research

Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger, Nursing doctoral program coordinator, is the corecipient of the College of Health and Human Services Award for Excellence in Research for 2008–2009. Her proposal, submitted with co-project director Kevin McKee of the Department of Health and Physical Education , is entitled The Impac

Posted on 5/4/2009 2:10:53 PM

Doctoral Students Present Posters at Eastern Nursing Research Society Conference

Two doctoral Nursing students attended and presented posters at the Eastern Nursing Research Society's (ENRS) conference in March 2009.

Posted on 4/15/2009 11:21:22 AM

IUP Nursing Department Partners for Fifth Annual Health Fair, Walk

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, the IUP Department of Health and Physical Education, and St. Thomas More University Parish will present the fifth annual health fair on April 18.

Posted on 4/3/2009 2:22:17 PM

Nursing Student and Faculty Newsletter Now Available

The Student and Faculty Newsletters for January, February, and March are now available.

 

Posted on 3/30/2009 8:04:00 AM

New LPN to BSN Cohort Forming at IUP’s Northpointe Campus

IUP is planning to begin an LPN to BSN cohort at the Northpointe Campus and the IUP main campus in September 2010. Prior to enrollment, students will need to complete all prerequisite courses in the sciences and other areas on the curriculum outline.

Posted on 3/4/2009 4:25:44 PM

Poorman Publishes on Decreasing Performance and Test Anxiety in Practicing Nurses

The Journal for Nurses in Staff Development has published Susan Poorman’s co-authored article on “Decreasing Performance and Test Anxiety in Practicing Nurses.”

Posted on 2/25/2009 10:17:48 AM

Nursing and Allied Health’s Shellenbarger Publishes Article on Preparing for Certification

Nursing Education Perspectives has published Teresa Shellenbarger’s article, “Preparing for Certification in Nursing Education.”

Posted on 12/15/2008 3:32:55 PM

95% NCLEX Pass Rate!

The IUP Department of Nursing and Allied Health is proud to announce a 95% pass rate on NCLEX for the period April 2008 to September 2008. NCLEX is the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.

Posted on 12/12/2008 1:26:57 PM

Zuraikat Presents at Conference on Workplace Violence in the Health Sector

Dr. Nashat Zuraikat, Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, presented in Amsterdam at the first International Conference on Workplace Violence in the Health Sector.

Posted on 12/5/2008 10:57:08 AM

New M.S. in Nursing Education Cohort to Begin January 2009

IUP will begin a Master of Science in Nursing part-time Education cohort in January 2009.

Posted on 11/19/2008 3:16:26 PM

IUP Nursing Student and Faculty Newsletter

The November 3, 2008, edition of the Nursing Student and Faculty Newsletter is now available.

Posted on 11/7/2008 10:59:10 AM

IUP Nursing Honor Society Newsletter for Fall 2008

The IUP chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the Nursing Honor Society, has issued its October 2008 newsletter.  Check out stories on Nursing program news, new chapter officers, and more. 

Posted on 10/27/2008 5:43:15 PM

Nursing Student and Faculty Newsletter for October

The September issue of the Nursing Student and Faculty Newsletter is now available.

Posted on 10/22/2008 5:40:03 PM

“Teachers’ Stories” by Poorman in Nursing Education Perspectives Journal

Susan Poorman published “Teachers’ Stories: How Faculty Help and Hinder Students at Risk” in Nursing Education Perspectives. 

Posted on 10/16/2008 1:35:13 PM

Student and Faculty Newsletter

The Allied Health Professions student and faculty newsletter is available.

Posted on 10/9/2008 10:44:57 AM

Poorman Article Published in Nurse Educator

Susan Poorman recently coauthored (with M. Mastorovich) a manuscript titled “Using Metacognitive Strategies to Help Students Learn in Pretest and Posttest Review,” published in Nurse Educator.

Posted on 9/23/2008 9:13:20 AM

New Issue of Allied Health Newsletter Released

The Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions has released the Allied Health Newsletter for September.

Posted on 9/18/2008 2:55:47 PM

Graduate Nursing Information Sessions

For those who want to learn more about the M.S. and Ph.D programs in Nursing, these sessions will take place several times during the semester.

Posted on 2/21/2008 5:02:17 PM

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