NYIT Gardeners Enjoy First Harvest
NYIT Gardeners Enjoy First Harvest
NYIT’s Caccavale, DiDonna Named Capital One Academic All-America
NYIT Researchers: Positive Connection Between Cardiac Health and Thyroid Hormones
Multi-Campus Undergraduate Energy Minor to Enhance STEM Learning
NYIT Expert: Physician Shortage Threatens Healthcare
From Working the Room to Shaping Your Career: Network Your Way to Professional Success
Red Ribbon Campaign to Pledge for a Safe Holiday
Green Careers Information Session
Internship Certificate Program - Orientation II
Volleyball vs. Dowling at NCAA DII East Regional
Dr. Carol Caico, Ph.D., C.S., N.P., Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing and Professor Pamela Treister, M.S.N., CNS, RN, Clinical Instructor, Department of Nursing, were both interviewed and quoted in an online career news article, How to Overcome Shyness During a Panel Interveiw published in Health Callings.
Back row: Kaitlyn Meegan; Ranjit Nair; Darren Park; Elizabeth Sierra; Rinu Mathew; Alixzondra Jasmin; Charlene Harris; Tindu Arikupurathu. Front row: Lyudmila Zhirnova; Gina Columbo; Darlene Sanchez; Rachel Ram; Luciene Pezzolato Godbout; Nicole Bieli; Jagriti Bawa; Milana Abrakhimova; Cavelle Tokarczyk; Meghan Burke.
Left to right: Dr. Maureen Cardoza; Professor Lisa Sparacino; Dr. Sharon Sussman; Professor Donna Darcy; Dr. Carol Caico; Dr. Susan Neville; Dr. Cheryl Zauderer; Professor Pamela Treister; Professor B. Suzy Diggle-Fox.
Congratulations to Stephanie Wilches, class of 2014, who received the 2013 Club of the Year Award for the American Red Cross Club in recognition of their service to NYIT during the 2012-13 academic year. The Student Government Association (SGA), 2013 Leadership Award dinner took place at de Seversky mansion in Old Westbury, Long Island on May 6, 2013.
The NYIT Department of Nursing has completed round one of its W.A.G.E: Workforce Advancement through Geriatric Education Core Course on March 9th and 16th and Advanced Course on April 6th and 13th. This program was fully funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) at no cost to participants.
The program was designed to educate and prepare geriatric care providers with the skills necessary to address the physical, psychological and cultural issues existing in geriatric care settings and was run by HRSA Grant co-directors Susan Neville, Ph.D., R.N., Maureen Cardoza, Ph.D., R.N. and HRSA Grant Project Coordinator Professor Laura Friedland-Stulbaum, M.S., Ph.D(c).
Tobi Abrahmson, Ph.D., Director of the NYIT Center for Gerontology and Geriatrics and faculty expert on aging, Saundra Sirmans, MSN/Ed, RN, Jennifer Lincks, MA, RN, BC-ANP, CNAT and Phyllis S. Quinlan, RN-BC, Ph.D. were among the guest speakers. A total of 35 geriatric healthcare providers attended the Core Course and 31 Registered Nurses attended the advanced course.
The end of the semester is fast approaching……Exams, papers and clinical rotations are due and/ or coming to an end for this semester.
The last few weeks has presented many challenges to all as we move forward after the storm. Please be advised that the NYIT Center for Health and Wellness is available for you if you feel stressed and or need to talk. Your course and clinical professors have advisement and office hours should you need to make an appointment.
During this time of traditional Thanksgiving, please remember in your thoughts the many individuals that have been impacted by Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath.
Best Wishes to you and your family.
Dr. Susan Neville, The Nursing Faculty & Administrative Staff.
Counseling and Wellness Services
Old Westbury Campus
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On November 14, 2012, NYIT senior nursing students enrolled in a Community Health Nursing Course and held a Health Promotion and Health Education Tabling Session at Salten Hall for NYIT students. The Nursing Students performed Blood pressure screening as well as presented information on STD's, Nutrition, Breast cancer screening and Diabetes. Pamphlets on all of the topics were available as well as a targeted poster on Diabetes. Many NYIT students took advantage of this health information and screening opportunity. Professor B. Suzy Diggle-Fox was the supervising professor for this experience.
On Sunday, October 21, several NYIT Nursing students accompanied by Professor B. Suzy Diggle-Fox and Dr. Carol Caico walked in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Jones Beach. There were over 60,000 participants which was a record number and the largest turn out of all the states.
Nursing faculty members presented a two-hour seasonal flu and vaccination skills workshop to registered nurses from the Nassau County Department of Health and the Medical Reserve Corps, Sept. 28 in Uniondale, N.Y. The workshop supports the academic/service partnership between the Nassau County Department of Health, the Nassau County Medical Reserve Corps, and NYIT's College of Osteopathic Medicine and School of Health Professions. Participants included:
The NYIT Department of Nursing has pledged to support First Lady Michelle Obama's national initiative Joining Forces to educate America's future nurses and commit to:
Together with the larger healthcare community, nurse educators commit to raising the quality of care available to our nation's military and veterans in our work to prepare future generations of nurses. Read more about Joining Forces.