Graduate nursing professors recently gave poster presentations at two American Association of Colleges of Nursing events in Anaheim, Calif.
Morningside College graduate nursing professors recently gave poster presentations at two American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) events in Anaheim, Calif.
Dianna Sorenson and Jackie Barber presented their research poster “Transition to Practice: Piloting Distance Mentors in a Rural Clinical Nurse Leader Education Program” at the AACN Clinical Nurse Leader Summit. They also presented their research poster “Insight into Success: Developing a Learning and Programmatic Evaluation Rubric” at the AACN Master’s Education Conference.
AACN works to establish quality standards for nursing education; assists schools in implementing those standards; influences the nursing profession to improve health care; and promotes public support for professional nursing education, research and practice.
Barber is dean of Morningside’s Nylen School of Nursing. A member of the Morningside College faculty since 1997, Barber has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Morningside College, a master’s degree in nursing from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., and a doctorate in education from the College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Neb.
Sorenson has been a professor in Morningside’s graduate nursing program since 2016. She has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from South Dakota State University in Brookings, a master’s degree in nursing from Montana State University in Bozeman, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota, and a doctorate in clinical nursing research from the University of Arizona in Tucson.