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Nursing students volunteer in different ways in Costa Rica

The Center for Global Nursing continued to make an impact across the globe with a trip to Costa Rica in Summer 2023. Nursing students totaling 13 from Houston and Dallas made the trip along three faculty members.

Nursing provides rare experience to Korean nursing students

South Korean nursing student Ju Hah Yeon was surprised when an emergency department nurse told her that teamwork is the most important aspect of nursing. Hah Yeon always felt individual ability was most important, especially in an emergency setting. But during a code blue simulation, Hah Yeon saw her team’s result improve significantly when she concentrated on teamwork as the simulation team leader.

CGN names research grant after Edwards

Members of the Center for Global Nursing (CGN) named a grant award after Joan Edwards, PhD, RNC, CNS, FAAN. It is called the Joan Edwards Global Nursing Research Grant.

Moore, Mbango to speak at Kenya conference

Brenda Moore, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, and Catherine Mbango, PhD, MBA, RN, NE-BC, OCN, are set to speak at the third Building Capacity for Nursing and Midwifery Leadership in Africa conference in Kenya.

Meeting results in MOU with Peruvian university

During a recent trip to Peru to hike the Inca Trail, Brenda Moore (Nursing, Houston), director of the Center for Global Nursing, met with Gladys Moran, chancellor of Universidad Maria Auxiliadora in Lima, to discuss capacity-building opportunities between their universities' Colleges of Nursing in the areas of community and mental health.