|American Indian nursing alumni seminar set for April 18|
Five outstanding UND College of Nursing American Indian graduates, who are currently nursing professionals, will be on campus from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 18, for the American Indian Nursing Alumni Seminar. The seminar will be held in Room 102, College of Nursing. They will discuss
* Why nursing?
* Challenges of transitioning from a student to a professional role
* Challenges faced in education and nursing careers, and
* Where their nursing education has taken them
The graduates are:
* Anthony Agard, 1988 graduate. He is the director of nursing for the Standing Rock IHS Hospital in Fort Yates, N.D.
* Madonna Azure, 1988 and 2001 graduate. She is a retired nurse from the PHS Commissioned Corps.
* Mary Lynn Eaglestaff, 1996 graduate. She is currently a nurse consultant for the Aberdeen Area IHS office in Aberdeen, S.D.
* Misty Wilkie Confiff, 2003 graduate. She is currently finishing her Ph.D. degree from the University of Minnesota.
* Alyssa Martinez deCoteau, 1996 and 2003 graduate. She is currently an advanced practice nurse at the Standing Rock IHS Hospital in Fort Yates, N.D.
The College of Nursing and the RAIN Program invite all interested students, faculty, staff, and community members to join us for this seminar on American Indian nursing. Refreshments will be served. It is free and open to the public.