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September 2016
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Spartan Nurse Monthly: Men's Health

In comparison to women, men are significantly less likely to visit a primary care provider, have a life expectancy of five years fewer, and are more likely to be diagnosed with fatal ailments. What needs to be done to reverse these startling trends? In this month's Spartan Nurse Monthly Patrick Crane, Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner offers some insight.

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First A Nurse Alumni
Stories Needed

We are looking for stories from everyday life that demonstrate the heroic actions taken by #SpartanNurses when you are NOT on the job. Share with us a time when your training as a nurse saved a life, cared for someone experiencing a health crisis, or was called upon to meet a challenge. We plan to feature selected stories in our next magazine, "First A Nurse". Share your story Here.

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Breast Cancer Survivors & High Risk Symposium

Join the Pink Impact team on November 5, 2016 at a free half-day event for breast cancer survivors and those at risk. Short presentations will be given by local experts on cooking and eating deliciously, stress reduction and mindfulness, lymphedema education, health disparities, and genetics.
RSVP to attend by email at pink.impact@ht.msu.edu or call
(517) 884-8596. Friends and family are welcome!

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ALUMNI
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Homecoming Tailgate: Spartan Nurse for Life

Come bask in an afternoon full of Spartan spirit during this year's homecoming football game! The annual College of Nursing tailgate will take place before the 3:30 PM kickoff. At the corner of Red Cedar Road and Shaw Lane, you'll find College of Nursing alumni, faculty, staff, students, and friends. RSVP to join us by October 7, 2016.

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The Footsteps of
Florence Nightingale

Are you a Spartan Nurse looking to enhance your education? The Footsteps of Florence Nightingale experience will run from May 7 - 14, 2017 and grant participants the opportunity to see the city that was home to the founder of modern nursing. This trip will grant access to exclusive destinations, and tour attractions such as the Florence Nightingale Museum.

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AWARDS & HONORS

Jackeline Iseler

DNP, RN, ACNS-BC

 

Abstract has been accepted for the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

Susan Dunn

PhD, RN

 

To be inducted as a Fellow in the American Heart Association on November 15, 2016

Gretchen Schumacher

PhD, GNP-C, FNP, NP-C

 

Appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the Michigan Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Commission

 
HAPPENINGS
 
JOB OPENINGS

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Discover MSU Nursing and our Community

Being a Spartan Nurse isn't just a label, but a way of thinking and serving others. At MSU we have been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. Learn about our vibrant community, partnerships, and the splendor of living in Michigan.




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OUR 2016 MAGAZINE
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