Nursing Faculty Presents at National Nurse Practitioners Meeting
Posted by Philip Poole on 2012-04-18
By Tully Taylor
Jill Cunningham, Cyndi Cortes, Belinda Isley, Jane Holston and Andrea Collins, all faculty members in Samford University's Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing, presented at the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties annual meeting in Charleston, S.C., April 12-15.
The group presented "innovative clinical supervision strategies for distance education nurse practitioner programs." The presentation demonstrated a distance-learning program can use new technology to better supervise clinical.
Cunningham joined Samford's faculty in 2005, Cortes in 2009, Holston in 2010. Collins joined the faculty fulltime in 2012 and Isley in 2010 after teaching adjunctively.
Tully Taylor is a senior journalism and mass communication major and a news and feature writer in Samford University's office of marketing and communication.
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