Utah Targeted Recommendations in Support of Long-term Care Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic (as submitted to Gov. Gary Herbert on 05/18/20)

Authors: Corinna Trujillo Tanner PhD, MSN, RN; Linda S. Edelman PhD, MPhil, RN; Nanci McLeskey DNP, MCG, MDiv, RN-BC, CHPN, FNGNA The SARS COV 2 virus creates the potential for the perfect storm in Long Term Care facilities (LTC) where groups of vulnerable people live in congregant settings and a highly transmissible virus that canContinue reading “Utah Targeted Recommendations in Support of Long-term Care Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic (as submitted to Gov. Gary Herbert on 05/18/20)”

How to Win Awards and Influence People: Winners of the Phi Kappa Phi Emerging Leader Award

By Lyndee Johns Nurses are known by many names: Healers. Problem-solvers. Learners. The BYU College of Nursing has an additional name for nurses. Leaders. “Phi Kappa Phi at BYU invites all colleges to recognize their outstanding students,” says associate professor Dr. Janelle Macintosh, the BYU College of Nursing representative for the campus’ elite honor societyContinue reading “How to Win Awards and Influence People: Winners of the Phi Kappa Phi Emerging Leader Award”

Historic: Meeting Three Ghanaian Chiefs

Traditional Ghanaian chief (center) was happy to meet with BYU nursing students as they asked for his permission to perform health screenings. By Quincey Taylor Ghana’s government is a unique mix of modern ideals and tribal tradition. They operate under a parliamentary democracy with a president and a separate judiciary branch. However, the constitution alsoContinue reading “Historic: Meeting Three Ghanaian Chiefs”

A Nursing Example of Service and Caring

Sabrina Jarvis recently retired from the College of Nursing at Brigham Young Univesity. Below is a brief summary of her career. Never one to stop learning, associate teaching professor Dr. Sabrina Jarvis’s educational path reflects her celebrated dedication and hard work. In 1976 she received an associate degree in nursing from Cochise College in Douglas,Continue reading “A Nursing Example of Service and Caring”

College Admin Receives SAERA Award

  Earlier this semester, Jeff Peery, the college public relations and communications manager, was recognized with a university Staff and Administrative Employee Recognition (SAERA) Award. He has displayed levels of continual learning, innovation, and care that have improved the College of Nursing and BYU. The University-sponsored SAERA Award recognizes those who have shown competency, respectContinue reading “College Admin Receives SAERA Award”