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Eighth meeting of A Night at the Round Table

Monday, Oct. 16, students from nine health care disciplines met in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building for the eighth gathering of A Night at the Round Table. This interdepartmental event challenged students from different programs to work together through ethical case studies. These cases simulate scenarios students may encounter in their respective fields and allows them to experience how they will interact with
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Carr College of Nursing offers free child health screening

Sept. 18, 2017 | Nursing |  Carr College of Nursing is offering free well-child health screenings in the Swaid Center for Health Sciences on Sept. 21 and 28 and Oct. 5, 12, 17 and 26. Appointments will be scheduled between 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The well-child clinic is led by Assistant Professor Nona Lacy, and experienced nursing teachers and students will complete the screenings.
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Categories: Campus & Community and University.

Carr College of Nursing receives new accreditation

June 16, 2017 | Nursing | Harding University Carr College of Nursing received accreditation for several programs from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in May. The CCNE accreditation includes bachelor’s and master’s nursing degrees as well as a post-graduate certificate program. “This accreditation communicates that the nursing administration and faculty are accountable for quality student outcomes and program effectiveness,” said Dr. Susan Kehl,
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Carr College of Nursing to offer free child health clinic

March 14, 2017 | Nursing | The Harding University Carr College of Nursing will provide a free well-child health clinic from March 14 to April 6. Free health screenings, including a complete check-up, vision and hearing screenings, and routine urine test, are offered for area children ages 2-to 8-years-old. The purpose of the clinic is to provide an enjoyable screening process for community children while
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One-hundred percent of nursing graduates pass national exam on first attempt

March 8, 2017 | Nursing | The Harding University Carr College of Nursing announced on Monday that all 15 members of its December 2016 graduating class have passed their national licensing exam, the NCLEX-RN. All of the graduates received a passing grade in their first attempt at the exam. The results from December graduates are only the most recent example of quality graduates from the
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Categories: Academics, Department, Students, and University.

Health sciences students collaborate in a Night at the Round Tables

Oct. 13, 2016 | On Monday, Oct. 3, students representing six academic departments in health sciences and related departments packed into the Founders Room and Cone Chapel for “A Night at the Round Tables.” This interdepartmental collaboration event challenged students from a variety of fields to work through a case study as a team, simulating a real-world situation of health care professionals’ collective expertise. “The
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Categories: Academics, Faculty & Staff, Recent Events, and University.

Disaster drill held April 6

April 4, 2016 | The University  conducted a disaster drill on April 6 at Stephens residence hall. This year’s exercise included a residence hall fire scenario. Since 2002, the University has coordinated a disaster drill every spring to facilitate a test of its emergency notification system as well as the timeliness of community first responders. The University cooperates with area emergency personnel including Searcy Fire
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“The teachers are good about meeting with students and having open office doors to come and talk to them…”

College of Nursing | As a student, it can be easy to become discouraged with difficult classes, a bad grade or personal challenges. Junior Wesley Bland has faced all of these challenges and more during his time as a nursing student, but practice and determination have helped him overcome. “You start off low on the totem pole, so anything you do you’ve got to practice
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Categories: Students.

Former dean of Carr College of Nursing retires

September 4, 2015 | Nursing Dr. Cathleen Shultz, former dean of the Carr College of Nursing, has announced her decision to retire effective Sept. 1. Shultz has been a member of the Harding faculty since 1976. In 1977 she was named chairperson of the department of nursing, and then in 1980 she became the founding dean of Carr College of Nursing. She led the program through numerous
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