Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program
Do you know nursing professors who would like to learn about Parkinson's disease? The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program at the Parkinson's Foundation has announced program sites and dates for 2018.
This program educates nurse faculty on the complexities of care for the Parkinson's disease patient and family. In turn, faculty can educate nursing students on evidenced based current information, and in fact, over 20,000 student nurses are now graduating from school with knowledge of Parkinson's disease.
Nurse faculty who teach geriatrics, adult health, gero-psych, neurology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, chronic care, and community health would benefit from this program. A 40-nursing contact hour approved course, the program provides didactics and mentored clinical time with patients. Scholars also attend a Parkinson's support group and complete an independent project leading to the 40 hours and a stipend of $2,000 provided by the Safra Foundation.
Programs this year will be held in Ohio, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Arizona, Alabama, and New York. We welcome US and international nurse faculty. Scholars who travel to a program would be responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.
Please refer potential nurse faculty candidates to the website.