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According to the American Cancer Society, there are more than 14 million cancer survivors in the United States. Many suffer from chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), which is caused by a number of chemotherapy drugs. Kathleen Griffith, PhD ’06, MPH, CRNP, assistant professor, UMSON, has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund the research project Exercise Effect on Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain, Peripheral Nerve Fibers.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing & the Laurel College Center (LCC) were awarded a University System of Maryland Non-USM Regional Higher Education Centers Incentive Funding Request to support the expansion of educational opportunities for the RN-to-BSN students at LCC. This grant will fund expansion and implementation of an enhanced practicum learning experience at LCC using low- and moderate-fidelity simulation for RN-to-BSN students enrolled in the NURS 467 course.
The University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Community/Public Health (CPH) Nursing master’s specialty with two events—a lecture on Friday, Sept. 16, and an alumni event on Saturday, Sept. 17.