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Publications

​​​Texas Board of Nursing Bulletin
A Quarterly Publication of the Texas Board of Nursing
​I​​ss​u​e Articles
​April 2014​ "New and updated Continuing Nursing Education Requirements"
​January 2014
"Board to Issue Advanced​ Practice Registered Nurses A Second License Number" pg. 1
"FAQ: Initiation of CPR - A Nurse's​ Duty" pg.4
 
NLN Nursing Education Newsletter​​ ​
​March 2014 Volume 11, Issue 4​​
​February ​2014 Volume 11, Issue 3
  
​​American Association of Colleges of Nursing ​
​​March- April 2014 Vol. 40 No. 2
 

News and events

The American Nurses Association and The International Council of Nurses (ICN) - Call for Abstracts for the ICN Conference to be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea, June 19-23, 2015. With the theme "Global Citizen, Global Nursing," the ICN 2015 Conference will provide a global platform for the dissemination of nursing knowledge and leadership across specialities, cultures and countries.
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Congratulations to The University of Texas at Brownsville 
Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses (RN-BSN) program stands out as one of the Universities in Texas making significant strides to meet the IOM recommendation for 80% of nurses to obtain the BSN by 2020! 
UTB has significantly increased their RN-BSN enrollments and their RN-BSN graduations over the past 2 years!!
2013 Texas Nursing Workforce data show:
47.8% of Texas Nurses hold a ADN or Diploma
52.2% of Texas Nurses hold a BSN or higher
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NLN Foundation for Education - Faculty Scholarships
Deadline to apply - May 14, 2014
Each year, the NLN Foundation for Nursing Education offers three to four scholarships to support the NLN’s mission to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the nation’s health.
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Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Assessment of Expanding Community College Baccalaureates in Texas
Many College of Nursing faculty were involved in the Rand Corporation’s Assessment of Expanding Community College Baccalaureates in Texas. The Draft Finings were reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  The webinar can be viewed at : http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/events/ . To view the slides from that webinar click here. ​
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Nursing Faculty Loan Repayment Assistance Program
Application deadline - -June 10,2014
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December Graduation Application Deadline - May 1, 2014
In order to assure that graduate students graduating in December are cleared in a timely manner, those anticipating December graduation should apply for graduation by May 1st. The form must be signed by the Graduate Program Coordinator or the graduate faculty advisor who assisted the student with their Program of Study.
Please notify and/or remind your advisees, who plan to graduate, that the form is available at the Graduate Studies Office or on the Graduate Studies website​:
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Hope Family Health Center
Mental Health Training Series
click here​ for registration form. $15 discount for early registration ends 4/17/14.
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Nurses Lounge - Professional Network of Nurses
We are excited to announce that the University of Texas at Brownsville College of Nursing has joined the Nurses Lounge - a professional online network for nurses. ​ If we get 100 members then we can receive a $1,000 scholarship. To visit Nurses Lounge and sign up click here
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American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Dr. Eileen Breslin
Dr. Eileen Breslin from UTHSC San Antonio Assumes Presidency of AACN​
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HACU Health Disparities Research Training Program
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Mini-Symposium in Genetics part 3
April 8, 2014

Mini-Symposium in Genetics part 2
April 3, 2014

Mini-Symposium in Genetics part 1
April 1, 2014
To watch the youtube video of part 1 of the Mini-Symposium click here.
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Demystifying Teaching at UTRGV Series of workshops, informal eating/sharing sessions and discussions.
April 4,2014 - Demystifying Series - Demystifying the Visual quality of Materials We have the tools and they are easy! 
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16th Annual UTB ​Research Symposium
April 4, 2014
utb research symposium
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Research Week - College of Nursing
April 1, 2014 ​ - Pathways to Excellence in Nursing Research with Keynote speaker: Marygrace Leveille PhD, RN, ACNP-BC. 10:30am at Salon Cassia Main Building
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Certified Nurses Day
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Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) on Computer Science And Its Applications​
In this Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, the students will have opportunities to do research in computer science and apply computer science to solve problems in the areas of cybersecurity, energy, healthcare, and space exploration.
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Masters of Science in Nursing degree program receives US News and World Report recognition.
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS​  (January 8, 2014) - The University of Texas at Brownsville has been recognized by a nationwide magazine for its online education programs.

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Coming in ​May...

national nurses week 
National Nurses Week - May 6 - May 12
National Nurses Day - May 6
Free National Nurses Week 2014 Webinar - "Transforming Health Care Through Nursing Leadership" - May 7
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Grantmanship Training Program
May 12 - 16, 2014
United Way of Southern Cameron County will host a five day Grantmanship Training for grant writing. Not only will participants participate in an intense five day training--they will develop a proposal, have access to a grant coach and have access to a grant search engine for a year.

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