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TWU faculty to present at national nursing research symposium


DENTON — Abstracts by three Texas Woman’s University College of Nursing faculty have been accepted for presentation at The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science’s 2006 National State of the Science Congress in Nursing Research, scheduled Oct. 12-14 in Washington, D.C.

Marcia Hern, BSN, MSN, Ed.D., dean of the TWU College of Nursing, will present on “Experiences of College-Age Youths Growing up in a Family with a Recessive Genetic Condition.” Patricia Holden-Huchton, RN, DSN, ACRN, associate professor and associate dean, will present on “Over Fifty with HIV: Illness Narrative Analysis Leads to Improved Practice and Quality of Life.”

Patricia Hamilton, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., professor of nursing, and Elizabeth Restrepo, a recent TWU doctorate of nursing graduate, will present on “Hospital Birth Volume and Weekend Mortality.” Dr. Hamilton also will conduct a symposium on “Complexity Science” at the event.

The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science’s National State of the Science Congress in Nursing Research is a biennial event that provides a forum for communicating emerging innovations in nursing science and an opportunity for nurse scientists to dialogue about current research in nursing and health care. The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science is an open member council of the American Academy of Nursing. For more information, visit www.nursingscience.org.


For Further Information Contact:

Amanda McKeen Simpson
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: asimpson1@twu.edu

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