Briar Cliff nursing professor accepted into Parkinson’s Foundation Program

Sioux City, IA – Briar Cliff University assistant professor of nursing and Clinical Nurse Practitioner Anasara Henry has been accepted to the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program at the Parkinson’s Foundation. The Parkinson’s Foundation makes life better for people with Parkinson’s disease by improving care and advancing research toward a cure.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for me to represent BCU, as well as bring back a wealth of knowledge I can share with our students so they may better serve patients in our community who suffer from Parkinson’s Disease,” says Henry.

Henry was one of 35 accepted faculty from around the U.S. in 2018. She will attend the prestigious 40-hour accredited “train the trainer” Nurse Faculty Program that improves PD nursing care by training faculty leaders to educate nursing students. Courses include didactics, clinical time with patients, participation in a PD support group and the opportunity to develop an independent project.

Henry holds a Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Iowa. She teaches across all levels of the nursing program at Briar Cliff including undergraduate, RN-BSN, masters, and doctoral courses.



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