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BCU nursing students explore traditional Chinese medicine therapies

Mar 25, 2016

Willie Massey, a senior nursing major from Tanzania, said he felt heat and a pulling sensation on his skin. The painful knot in his back soon disappeared.

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Briar Cliff ‘FRANCIS Project’ focused on Siouxland’s health needs

Feb 27, 2016

Chris Jacobs realizes the language barrier that exists between him and his patient the minute she begins to speak. ...


Briar Cliff nursing students lobby at the state capitol

Feb 18, 2016

Briar Cliff University sent 21 students to the Iowa State Capitol on Feb. 17 to lobby for important nursing bills currently under scrutiny. ...


Nursing clinical instructor returns to her Sioux City roots

Jan 28, 2016

Don’t tell Sister Theresa Keller you can’t go home again. ...


Briar Cliff holds White Coat Ceremony for graduate nursing students

Nov 15, 2015

The Department of Nursing at Briar Cliff recognized 21 graduate nursing students during a White Coat Ceremony in the university’s Chapel of Our Lady of Grace. ...


Graduate nursing programs awarded half-million dollar grant

Sep 23, 2015

The Advanced Nursing Education Grant, which will be dispersed over the next three years, will help fund the “Francis Project” — a collaborative initiative between Briar Cliff and local health care providers aimed at providing better primary care in the region to those who need it most. ...


High school students get hands-on experience at BCU Nursing Camp

Jun 25, 2015

For more than a decade, Briar Cliff University has given prospective students a chance to see what the career is like through state-of-the-art simulations and nursing training. ...


Briar Cliff DNP program receives accreditation

Jun 22, 2015

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has formally awarded accreditation to Briar Cliff University’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. ...


MSN vs. DNP: What's the right choice for nurse practitioners?

May 1, 2015

It's a choice every aspiring nurse practitioner must make. Dr. Richard Petersen, chair of BCU's nursing department, offers some advice for choosing the right path. ...


BCU students help reform nursing education nationwide

Apr 23, 2015

Kiley Core noticed a difference between what she was being taught in the classroom and what she was learning during off-campus clinical training. ...


From Tanzania to the top: Student named to state nursing board

Apr 10, 2015

Growing up in the East African country of Tanzania, Willie Massay recalled people walking miles and miles to reach the nearest hospital or clinic. ...


New inductees welcomed into Sigma Theta Tau

Mar 21, 2015

Briar Cliff University has inducted nine students to the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. ...


BCU students work to reform nursing education nationwide

Jan 29, 2015

A group of Briar Cliff nursing students is getting national recognition for its work. ...


Businesspeople, retirees and students explore 'good life' at Blue Zones workshop

Jan 11, 2015

Juan Munoz knows why he gets out of bed in the morning. Do you? ...


Briar Cliff nursing student ready to change the world

Nov 9, 2014

Most college freshmen don't bring a crown or sash to school. But Marissa Messinger is far from typical. ...


BCU recognizes nursing majors at Pinning Ceremony

May 15, 2014

Briar Cliff University’s Department of Nursing recognized 113 nursing majors during the 25th Annual Commitment to Professional Nursing and Pinning Ceremony, held recently on campus. ...

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