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Nurses spend day at Capitol Day offers info, news, views Editor’s note: With all the potential changes in healthcare today, it’s crucial that nurses are involved to help their legislators make informed decisions. The day at the capitol is an excellent opportunity to, in the morning, learn what’s going on at the national and state level and, in the afternoon, to visit legislators. Wisconsin Nurses Association’s annual “Nurses Day at the Capitol” is designed to provide information on national and state health-related issues that nurses need to be aware of – either as they impact their practices or the patients they care for. Nurses Day at the Capitol draws about 450 registered-nursing students, registered nurses and graduate-level students. The event will include keynote speakers, concurrent sessions and opportunities for meeting with exhibitors. Arrangements will be made for legislator visits at the state capitol. Keynoters bring critical information on critical issues. • Janet Haebler, MSN, RN, is the senior associate director of state-government affairs for the American Nurses Association. Haebler will provide an overview of

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EDITORIAL BOARD Vivien DeBack, RN, Ph.D., Emeritus Nurse Consultant Empowering Change, Greenfield, WI Bonnie Allbaugh, RN, MSN Madison, WI Cathy Andrews, Ph.D., RN Associate Professor (Retired) Edgewood College, Madison, WI Kristin Baird, RN, BSN, MSH President Baird Consulting, Inc., Fort Atkinson, WI Joyce Berning, BSN Mineral Point, WI Mary Greeneway, BSN, RN-BC Clinical Education Coordinator Aurora Medical Center, Manitowoc County Mary LaBelle, RN Staff Nurse Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital Milwaukee, WI Cynthia Wheeler Retired NURSINGmatters Advertising Executive, Madison, WI  Deanna Blanchard, MSN Nursing Education Specialist at UW Health Oregon, WI Claire Meisenheimer, RN, Ph.D. Professor, UW-Oshkosh College of Nursing Oshkosh, WI Steve Ohly, ANP Community Health Program Manager St. Lukes Madison Street Outreach Clinic Milwaukee, WI Joyce Smith, RN, CFNP Family Nurse Practitioner Marshfield Clinic, Riverview Center Eau Claire, WI Karen Witt, RN, MSN Associate Professor UW-Eau Claire School of Nursing, Eau Claire, WI © 2015 Capital Newspapers

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Food for Thought series Kaye Lillesand, editor

In January my niece’s beautiful young daughter lost her life after a tragic accident and several days in an intensive care unit. Once again family members commented on how important and terrific the nurses were for the family’s knowledge base and comfort.

When I found the quote below, I thought of how nurses can lift the spirits of one another – as well as patients and families – by embracing their humanity. “One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity. Connect with others around you today. Say, ‘I love you,’ ‘I’m sorry,’ ‘I appreciate you,’ ‘I’m proud of

you’ … whatever you’re feeling. Send random texts, write a cute note, embrace your truth and show it … cause a smile today for someone else … and give plenty of hugs.” – Steve Maraboli Lift three spirits today. It will lift yours also.

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Qigong really works Brenda Zarth

According to the Qigong institute “Qigong – pronounced “chee-gong” – is more than 5,000 years old. The Chinese health method combines slow graceful movements with mental concentration and breathing to increase and balance a person’s vital energy. It has been popularly referred to as Chinese yoga. Qigong is an integral part of traditional Chinese medicine, along with acupuncBrenda Zarth‌ ture, acupressure and herbal medicine. Millions of people practice Qigong in China and around the world each day, to successfully treat diseases ranging from osteoarthritis to cancer and to improve their overall health. According to the institute, “Qigong is a mind- and body-wellness practice integrating movement, posture, breathing and awareness in a new category of exercise called ‘moving meditation.’ Meditative Movement is defined by some form of movement or body positioning, a focus on breathing, and a cleared or calm state of mind with a goal of deep states of relaxation.” The American College of Sports Medicine and the Harvard Medical School both endorse Qigong. According to the American Tai Chi and Qigong Association, while Tai Chi and Qigong can be practiced as stand-alone activities, they can also be immersed in other sports such as golf, running and swimming. Tai Chi and Qigong can improve coordination of the arms, the waist and the legs during movements. They can relax muscles

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continued from page 2 and improve balance for golfers. A study published in 2004 by the journal “Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise” shows that among elderly subjects, experienced Tai Chi practitioners and experienced golfers both have much better joint proprioceptive acuity and dynamic standing balance control than those who do not practice either of those two activities. The principle of the ChiRunning method is to make runners focus on posture, form, breathing and mind so they can experience running as an injury-free effortless and enjoyable activity. Danny Dreyer’s ChiRunning method has received coverage from major media, including USA Today and Time magazine. Visit www.chirunning.com for more information. Breathing exercises from Tai Chi and Qigong can help swimmers strengthen their skills. A good program of doing Tai Chi in water was developed by Julie Andrews, who is both a swimming instructor certified by the Aquatic Exercise Association and a Tai Chi instructor certified by Dr. Paul Lam, one of the American Tai Chi and Qigong Association’s advisers. Visit www.americantaichi.net or www.qigonginstitute.org for more information. Email BrendaZarth@gmail.com or visit brendashealthplan.blogspot.com with comments or questions.

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continued from page 1 health-policy issues at the national level that are impacting nursing practice and patient care. • Donna Friedsam, MPH, is the health-policy-programs director for the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in the School of Medicine and Public Health. Friedsam will provide an overview of health-policy issues in Wisconsin that are impacting nursing practice and patient care. • Wisconsin Sen. Shelia Harsdorf, R-10-River Falls, and Wisconsin Rep. Mike Rohrkaste, R-55-Neenah, will

co-present on the topic of Wisconsin-legislative health-related priorities for the 2017-2018 Legislative Biennium. Each serves on the respective health committee; they are both members of the Joint Finance Committee. There are three concurrent sessions available for attendees. • Use of Antibiotics in the Food

Supply – The session will focus on antibiotic overuse, and what can be done at work and in personal lives. Nurses can make a difference. • Legislative Priorities for the Biennium and Nurse Advocacy – The session will describe the Wisconsin Nurses Association’s legislative priorities for the

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continued from page 3 biennium, which are workplace violence, nurse-faculty shortage and legislation concerning advanced practice registered nurses. • Opioid Abuse and Prevention – Policy Considerations and the Legal Issue for Nurses – During the past years there has been a lot of focus on the opioid epidemic in Wisconsin. The session will provide an overview of the legislation that has been adopted and current efforts to address this crisis. For any nurse or student who has have an interest in visiting a legislator to discuss health-related policies, the association will assist in scheduling a visit as well as provide informational materials for the appointment. Register now to attend the 2017 Nurses Day at the Capitol. Nurse voices are needed. Visit www.wisconsinnurses.org for more information.

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Lessons learned: affiliate needs time, patience, members Lucy Altwegg, Tamara Zupanc and Elizabeth Fritz South-Central Wisconsin Affiliate Association of Nursing Professional Development‌

Members of the south-central Wisconsin affiliate of the Association for Nursing Professional Development started on the affiliate journey in summer 2013. It began with a meeting on a shuttle from the airport to the association conference hotel. Two nurses from south-central Wisconsin shared an interest in starting a local affiliate or chapter of the association. At that time the only affiliate in Wisconsin was Lucy Altwegg in Milwaukee. During early discussions we determined there were more than enough nurses in professional development in the Madison area to form an affiliate. In MadElizabeth ison alone there are four Fritz large hospitals, as well as numerous surrounding communities with smaller hospitals. We also considered the professional-development nurses from area clinics. We started by checking the Association for Nursing Professional Development’s requirements for developing an affiliate – the association calls local groups “affiliates” rather than chapters. We looked online for ideas from other affiliates; we

The best resources of the affiliate are its members. From creating a website to reserving presenters for educational sessions, to securing continuingeducation credits, involving members in the work of the affiliate is critical to maintaining engagement.

used their bylaws and websites as a starting point. First lesson learned: Don’t limit an information search to the parent organization. Several national organizations have resource guides and books for chapters of their organizations to help them begin. Such resources were helpful in starting our affiliate. We decided on a starting meeting date and agenda, and e-mailed invitations to nurse educators and nursing contacts at local health-care facilities. The association provided a list of local members to invite as well. The initial meeting of the new affiliate was held Dec. 3, 2013, led by our first president, Tamara Zupanc. At the initial meeting we discussed the benefits of belonging to a local affiliate of the association – education, networking, leadership opportunities

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and friendship – and set to work drafting our bylaws, identifying roles and officers needed for affiliate leadership, and creating planning committees that might be needed. To have an effective affiliate, we needed to establish a clear purpose statement from the beginning. Our purpose became, “to act as an official organization for and in support of all educators in health-care settings and provide a forum for collaboration.” Our objectives focus on communication, collaboration, sharing of resources, promoting continuing education and education research. Second lesson learned: Plan more time for an agenda than anyone thinks is needed.

A first meeting requires time for introductions and for beginning to know one another. At that first meeting we had six nurses. While we were able to start talking about the bylaws at the initial meeting, it took two more meetings to finalize them. Before our first meeting adjourned, we voted on the format, length, frequency, location, dates and times for future affiliate meetings. With the bylaws underway, the next steps were to elect officers, decide on dues and create a bank account. While electing officers can be challenging, we were fortunate to have one nurse volunteer for each of our offices – president, treasurer and secretary. Voting to confirm the officers in

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continued from page 5 their positions was conducted via e-mail. The affiliate membership also agreed on annual dues. Third lesson learned: Phone a friend. The treasurer created a bank account and investigated non-profit regulations. After checking with contacts at the University of Wisconsin law school, we determined that applying for non-profit status was not necessary and would not afford any benefits for our small affiliate. Securing the expert advice of business-law contacts was invaluable in giving us direction regarding regulations and tax status. Fourth lesson learned: Be flexible and learn from experiences. Summers are always busy; it can be difficult to accommodate vacation schedules. At the first July meeting, only the three officers were in attendance. The following year we surveyed members early in the summer to estimate attendance, and adjusted our calendar accordingly. Fifth lesson learned: Use those members! The best resources of the affiliate are its members. From creating a website to reserving presenters for educational sessions, to securing continuing-education credits, involving members in the work of the affiliate is critical to maintaining engagement. By including group members in discussions about planning education and recruiting speakers, the affiliate gains access to a wide range of contacts – including medical librarians, college faculty and other content experts. As an affiliate of a nursing professional-development organization, it’s crucial to our mission that we devote time to professional development for our members. We developed an educational needs assessment to determine what topics should be prioritized. In 2016 our host hospital agreed to partner with us to provide continuing-education credits for our professional-development sessions, which are held in conjunction with our regular meetings. As we enter 2017 the South-Central Wisconsin Affiliate is going strong. Our members have found the networking and educational offerings profitable; we are planning a conference later this year. With a core group of members, we are fulfilling our purpose of sharing resources, collaborating and promoting continuing education in health care. For anyone considering starting a local chapter of a professional organization, we hope our lessons are beneficial. Anyone who is interested in joining our affiliate, we invite to come to one of our meetings. They are held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of odd months at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison. Visit scwaanpd.nursingnetwork.com for more

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Check list for starting a chapter or affiliate  Is there already one in the area?

 Is there a large enough pool of potential members?  What are the requirements of the parent organization?  What resources does the parent organization provide? If none, use the internet to find resources from other similar organizations.  Do members of the affiliate or chapter need to be members of the parent organization?  Name the affiliate or chapter.  Set: 1. Meeting frequency 2. Where meetings will be held 3. When meetings will be held 4. What food will be provided at meetings  Focus and purpose of the affiliate 1. Education 2. Networking 3. Mentoring 4. Leadership-development opportunities 5. Friendships 6. Community service and involvement  Other 1. Set mission, vision and values 2. Create bylaws 3. Elect a board 4. How large should it be? 5. Length of office 6. Standing committees and/or task forces  Funding 1. Does parent organization provide any support? 2. Treasury – tax exempt? 3. Local dues? 4. Donations  Provide and charge for educational programs

information. Lucy Altwegg is a nurse educator at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Administration Hospital. Contact her at Lucy.Altwegg@va.gov – she is the affiliate’s secretary. Tamara Zupanc is a nursing-education specialist at University of Wisconsin-Health. Contact her at TZupanc@ uwhealth.org – she is the affiliate president. Elizabeth Fritz is a clinical staff specialist and educator at SSM Health Dean Medical Group. Contact her at Elizabeth. Fritz@SSMHealth.com – she is the affiliate president-elect.


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How are we doing? What’s it all about? Kaye Lillesand, editor

Editor’s note: This is a reprint of an article from a 1995 NursingMatters. To help our readers and authors understand the direction NursingMatters is taking I’d like to share with you the mission, visions and objectives our Editorial Board has developed for 1995. We welcome your comments and suggestions. Mission – NursKaye Lillesand‌ ingMatters is a communication tool. Its mission is to help create a dynamic self-driven future for nurses and the profession of nursing in Wisconsin. Vision – The profession of nursing is an essential part of a healthy society. To be a dynamic force it must grow continually. Nurses are professional experts and, as such, they have a responsibility to define the future of the profession that will be beneficial to society. We believe there are several essential elements in molding the future of nursing – knowledge, the ability to make connections, a sense of value and vision. Therefore the 1995 objectives will include articles focusing on those areas. Knowledge – Knowledge renders nurses powerful. NursingMatters will provide articles that increase a nurse’s knowledge. •  Help nurses understand the business of health care. •  Acknowledge the resources inherent in nurses and the profession. •  Keep nurses aware of what is going on in the state at the legislative level, the corporate level and the practice level. •  Keep nurses apprised of pertinent actions at the national level. Connections •  The ability to make connections leads to creative problem solving. NursingMatters will provide articles that demonstrate the necessity and significance of making connections. •  Internal connections – relationships to one another •  External connections – to consumers and other professions

•  Political connections – relationships between policy and practice •  The past – relationships between history and the future Value •  A sense of how valuable the profession is to society spurs us to action. NursingMatters will provide articles that demonstrate respect and support for one another, and demonstrate respect for the profession and its role in society. Vision – “Where there is no vision, the people perish.” – Proverbs 29:18. Where there is vision, the profession flourishes. NursingMatters will provide articles that •  reflect leadership and positive direction for the profession,

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•  identify creative or risk-taking ideas for reform, and •  identify ideas for making a vision become a reality. We will still be calling for articles. We always welcome suggestions for particular topics or authors. Our goal is that when a reader finishes an issue he or she will have gleaned a new bit of information or a new bit of motivation that will encourage action. The ultimate goal is for each issue of NursingMatters to help nurses create a dynamic future for themselves and the profession. When nursing moves forward, society benefits.

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United Health awards $2.3 million Grant to expand nursing-school capacity A $2.3 million grant from United Health Foundation will enable Milwaukee Area Technical College to double the size of its registered-nursing program during the next three years – and will help address the state’s nursing shortage. The shortage of registered nurses – described by Wisconsin’s Public Policy Forum as “one of the greatest workforce challenges facing the health-care industry – and employers as a whole” – affects health-care services at all levels of care and is projected to increase as experienced nurses retire. The forum’s report calls for a 24 percent increase in the state’s workforce of registered nurses by 2020. Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch joined Dustin Hinton, president and CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Wisconsin, and Vicki J. Martin, college president, to announce the grant along with 50 current nursing students and 50 nurse-practitioners from Optum, the health-services company of UnitedHealth Group.

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nurses throughout the state,” Kleefisch said. “United Health Foundation’s grant to Milwaukee Area Technical College is a positive step in addressing that need and will provide growing opportunities for future nursing graduates.” During the next three years the grant will help the college • double enrollment beginning fall 2017, • increase capacity to graduate an additional 100 students by year three, • hire 16 new nursing-program instructors, • support recruitment of low-income students and • assist with placement services once students graduate. The college is matching the grant in order to expand the number of tutors, teaching assistants and other support services to students. “This grant from United Health Foundation affirms its commitment to our community and provides us with the resources needed to identify, recruit, develop and educate the next generation of nurses so desperately needed in the Milwaukee area and throughout Wisconsin,” Martin said. Hinton said, “To ensure our healthcare system is the most modern innovative and effective in the world requires targeted investments to develop the next generation of health-care workers. The partnership between Milwaukee Area Technical College and United Health Foundation is the type of private-public approach we need to address the shortage of nurses in Wisconsin.”

“This grant from United Health Foundation affirms its commitment to our community and provides us with the resources needed to identify, recruit, develop and educate the next generation of nurses so desperately needed in the Milwaukee area and throughout Wisconsin.” Vicki J. Martin, MATC president

In addition to the funding provided by United Health Foundation, clinical training opportunities provided by the college’s partners are making the project possible. Aurora Health Care, Ascension Health, Children’s Hospital, Froedtert

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continued from page 8 Hospital and Medical College of Wisconsin, and dozens of long-term-care facilities will enable the college to add 36 additional clinical training sites. “Studies have shown that nursing care improves health outcomes, reducing adverse events and ultimately decreasing medical costs,” said Dr. Michelle Graham, medical director of UnitedHealthcare of Wisconsin. “Having a sufficient number of well-trained nurses who can meet the staffing demands of our health-care systems will have a positive impact on our communities.” Valencia Reyes of Milwaukee, current nursing student at Milwaukee Area Technical College, said: “United Health Foundation and Milwaukee Area Technical College’s commitment will have a lasting impact on our community. Providing more students like me the opportunity to pursue their dreams of becoming a nurse will benefit many people and will help improve the health of greater Milwaukee and Wisconsin.” After the grant announcement, 50 Optum nurse-practitioners met with 50 nursing students who will graduate in December 2017. The Optum nurse-practitioners offered career advice to the students as they complete their degrees and transition to the workforce. Milwaukee Area Technical College is Wisconsin’s largest technical college and the most diverse two-year institution in the Midwest. It’s a key driver of southeastern Wisconsin’s economy and has provided innovative education in the region since 1912. About 50,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses and community-based sites or learn online. Visit www.matc.edu for

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Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, the Associate in Applied Science degree program at Milwaukee Area Technical College prepares students for a Registered Nursing career in a variety of health-care settings. Theory and lab courses on campus set the foundation for clinical practice.

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Past time to reprogram Carol Talbot

We all fall into habits and routines – it’s the nature of being human. But even when a person realizes daily behaviors are inhibiting him or her from achieving goals, that doesn’t mean the person can just vow to change one day and all will be well. Every single behavior that a person demonstrates – good, bad or ugly – is actually run by the unconscious mind. So to change a behavior, willpower alone won’t do it. The unconscious mind needs to change. It’s like running a new program on a computer. First the program needs to be installed – or at least the existing software needs to be upgraded. Research indicates the unconscious mind is running a person on autopilot 95 percent of the time. That means the conscious mind provides 5 percent or less of our cognitive activity during the day. So even when people think they’re consciously making decisions, they’re not. They are operating from pre-existing programs running at the unconscious level. The good news is the “software” in the brain can be reprogrammed. But

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unlearning a lifetime worth of habits is no simple feat. A lot of the thoughts and attitudes rumbling around in the brain were probably programmed during childhood, which means they’re out-ofdate. It’s also likely that many beliefs that guide people’s lives aren’t even their own. They were adopted from family, culture or heritage. There’s a lot involved in unbinding those ties to the past, but a few tips will help point to the right direction. •  ‌Understand that belief creates experience. People often think experience is what leads to beliefs, but it’s actually the other way around. Beliefs shape destiny. For example, if deep down a person believes he or she is not good enough to accomplish something, then that belief will create the reality. It becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. Examine beliefs. Are they outdated and only supporting a limited view of what’s really possible? Maybe it’s time to choose beliefs rather than operate from those passed down by ancestors. •  ‌Be the cause for all the effects in life. Life is a chain reaction of causes and effects. Everything that happens was caused by what happened before and is the effect for what will happen next. Some people seem stuck on the “effect” side of life, bemoaning their bad luck. Others habitually think of themselves as being on the “cause” side of life, always doing and achieving things. •  ‌Words say more than a person realizes. The way we share and express our thoughts and beliefs is through language. And the language we use makes a huge difference. Change the language used every day to label people, events, situations and circumstances. As soon as the

Words say more than a person realizes. The way we share and express our thoughts and beliefs is through language. And the language we use makes a huge difference. Change the language used every day to label people, events, situations and circumstances. As soon as the labels put on those things change, experience and perception of the person, the event, the situation or the circumstance also change.

Carol Talbot is the author of “YOU The Divine Genius” and “Hitting the Wall … and Breaking Through.” She is a keynote speaker who has delivered inspiring messages to corporations and conferences in more than 20 countries.

Understand that belief creates experience. People often think experience is what leads to beliefs, but it’s actually the other way around. Beliefs shape destiny. For example, if deep down a person believes he or she is not good enough to accomplish something, then that belief will create the reality.

labels put on those things change, experience and perception of the person, the event, the situation or the circumstance also change. Once people realize they are creating life as they go along, it gives them the power to change. Choose to pay attention to different things, interpret experiences differently, feel differently and act differently. Carol Talbot is the author of “YOU The Divine Genius” and “Hitting the Wall … and Breaking Through.” She is a keynote speaker who has delivered inspiring messages to corporations and conferences in more than 20 countries. She is a Certified Master Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a Certified Trainer of hypnosis and a Certified Master Trainer of Time Line Therapy. In addition she is a Master Firewalk Instructor, training teams and groups to walk across burning-hot coals. Visit www.caroltalbot.me for more information.


AssistAnt Professor of nursing DESCRIPTION OF JOB: The Henry Predolin School of Nursing at Edgewood College announces the opening for a full-time tenure track faculty position beginning with the academic year 2017-2018. The School of Nursing fosters excellence in classroom and clinical settings in both undergraduate and graduate programs. The undergraduate program includes both traditional and a post-baccalaureate program. The MSN graduate program has concentration areas in nursing education and nursing administration. A Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership (DNP) program will begin in fall 2017. Located in Madison, WI, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition, with 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers more than 40 academic and professional programs, including master’s degrees in business, education, nursing, and other fields, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership. Edgewood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The School of Nursing is accredited by The American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Edgewood College has been named to the 2012 'Best National Universities' list by U.S. News & World Report. This honor is the most recent in a series of national recognitions for Edgewood College. Since August 2011, the College has been named as a "Best in the Midwest" college by Princeton Review and one of America's best colleges by Forbes Magazine. Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate (MSN and DNP) levels. Demonstration of excellence in professional nursing education at the undergraduate/graduate level and evidence of scholarly and community services potential are strongly recommended. Necessary Education or Work Experience: • Earned PhD in Nursing (preferred), or doctorate in related field with a Master's degree in Nursing; DNP may be considered • Eligible for RN licensure in the State of Wisconsin • Demonstrated record of excellence in clinical practice (direct and/or indirect care). Experience in nursing administration preferred for teaching in the graduate programs. • Demonstration of knowledge and skills in contemporary practice issues related to the AACN Essentials for Baccalaureate, Masters and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs required. Other Qualifications: Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence — the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values — truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

AssistAnt Professor of nursing

RN Coordinator TELEHEALTH

DESCRIPTION OF JOB: The Henry Predolin School of Nursing at Edgewood College announces the opening for a full-time tenure track faculty position beginning with the academic year 2017-2018. The School of Nursing fosters excellence in classroom and clinical settings in both undergraduate and graduate programs. The undergraduate program includes both traditional and a post-baccalaureate program. The MSN graduate program has concentration areas in nursing education and nursing administration. A Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership (DNP) program will begin in fall 2017. Located in Madison, WI, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition, with 2,500 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers more than 40 academic and professional programs, including master’s degrees in business, education, nursing, and other fields, and a doctoral degree in educational leadership. Edgewood is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The School of Nursing is accredited by The American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Be part of something REMARKABLE as an RN Telehealth Coordinator and provide strategic input on the expansion of telehealth programs including workflow development, program evaluation and staff education.

Edgewood College has been named to the 2012 'Best National Universities' list by U.S. News & World Report. This honor is the most recent in a series of national recognitions for Edgewood College. Since August 2011, the College has been named as a "Best in the Midwest" college by Princeton Review and one of America's best colleges by Forbes Magazine. Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate (MSN and DNP) levels. Demonstration of excellence in professional nursing education at the undergraduate/graduate level and evidence of scholarly and community services potential are strongly recommended.

To apply online: Visit uwhealth.org/careers, search jobs, job ID #160022I5. Or contact Amanda Hoffman at amanda.hoffman@uwmf.wisc.edu, (608) 821-4160.

Necessary Education or Work Experience: • Earned PhD in Nursing (preferred), or doctorate in related field with a Master's degree in Nursing; DNP may be considered • Eligible for RN licensure in the State of Wisconsin • Demonstrated record of excellence in clinical practice (direct and/or indirect care). Experience in nursing administration preferred for teaching in the graduate programs. • Demonstration of knowledge and skills in contemporary practice issues related to the AACN Essentials for Baccalaureate, Masters and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs required. Other Qualifications: Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence — the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values — truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.

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To apply: Applicants should submit 1) A cover letter briefly outlining the applicants teaching philosophy for a liberal arts college, 2) Professional Curriculum Vitae, 3) Two letters of reference (one from professional or practice colleagues /supervisors and one from an academic mentor/ professor), and 4) All official transcripts to:

For more information: Henry Predolin School of Nursing

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For more information: Henry Predolin School of Nursing

To apply: Applicants should submit 1) A cover letter briefly outlining the applicants teaching philosophy for a liberal arts college, 2) Professional Curriculum Vitae, 3) Two letters of reference (one from professional or practice colleagues /supervisors and one from an academic mentor/ professor), and 4) All official transcripts to:

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Thursday, February 23 • 8:30 - 3:30pm Exhibition hall at thE alliant EnErgy CEntEr Keynote sPeAKers: Presenting: 10:00-11:15 Anne g. Miers, Msn, rn, ACns-BC, Cnrn Spiritual Care of Self and Others: Completing the Whole Nursing the spirit of others demands having our spirits healthy and strong. Ways to incorporate daily self-care, to complete a spiritual assessment and to connect with the spirit of others will be shared.

Luncheon sponsored by UW Health. Although the luncheon is free, you must register at www.nursingmattersonline.com

Presenting during lunCh 12:00-1:30 sister Phyils A video of the wonderful work of Sr. Phylis Peters, a Wisconsin native, is doing at Proyecto Jaun Diego in Brownsville, TX.

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BreAKout sessions • Presenting: 2:30-3:30 • Cardinal Lessons in Nuturing the Spirit - Mary sinnen dWP, MsW, APn-BC • Back By PoPular DemanD - available all Day: Healing Touch Experience - Jan Manthey and Mary Pat hank

eXhIbITOrs • exhibit hall Opens at 8:30 a.m Agnesian Health Care Attic Angel Community Blue River Chiropractic Bright Star Care Cardinal Stritch Care Wisconsin Easter Seals of Wisconsin Edgewood College Fortis Management Group Gilda’s Club Madison Grand Canyon University Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice

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For more information contact: Teague Racine at 608-252-6038 - tracine@madison.com

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