Nursing course informs international audience about science of care

The East Carolina University College of Nursing’s first Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, attracted a global audience of more than 700 to learn about the science behind caring. Drawing primarily nursing professionals, the course enrollment included students from Australia, the South Pacific, Southeast Asia, Western Europe, South America, Africa and the Middle East. Two …

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College of Nursing receives 10 years of accreditation

The East Carolina University College of Nursing has received 10 years of accreditation, the maximum granted by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The accreditation follows an extensive self-study and fall 2014 site visit, and applies to ECU’s baccalaureate, master’s and post-master’s certificate, and doctor of nursing practice programs.  The DNP program, established in 2013, …

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Scott inducted as fellow in National Academies of Practice

Dr. Elaine Scott, associate professor and director of the East Carolina University Ph.D. program in nursing, has been inducted as a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow in the Nursing Academy of the National Academies of Practice. Scott was elected for fellowship based on her significant and enduring educational and research contributions to practice. Her research interests …

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ECU producing most nurses in North Carolina

East Carolina University’s College of Nursing continues to produce the most registered nurses in North Carolina and its graduates pass the state nursing exam at a rate above the state average, according to data in a report prepared for the UNC Board of Governors. The annual tracking report, received by the board at its June …

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Lamp of Learning ceremony welcomes first-year nursing students

The East Carolina University College of Nursing introduced first-year nursing students to the profession at its spring Lamp of Learning ceremony on March 6. Each student received a pin that symbolizes their commitment to nursing to wear throughout their undergraduate career. The ceremony derives its name from the pins, which are shaped like a lamp of learning …

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