College of Health Sciences conducts first White Coat ceremony for Doctors of Nursing Practice

The inaugural class of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students at The University of Tulsa Oxley College of Health Sciences participated in a “White Coat Ceremony” in April 2017 recognizing their professional advancement into clinical practice.

The DNP program allows advanced practice nurses — including nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists or certified registered nurse anesthetists — to advance their education and knowledge through research and clinical practice. The ceremony was led by Director of the School of Nursing Deb Greubel, DNP, APRN-CNP; Director of the Acute Care NP Program Brandon King, DNP, APRN-CNP; and Director of the Family NP Program Sheryl Stansifer, DNP, APRN-CNP.

Those receiving white coats included:
Alex Button, BSN, RN Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Caitlin Massey, BSN, RN Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Fran Trujillo-Martinez, BSN, RN Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Kiya Bell, BSN, RN  Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Laura Whitaker, BSN, RN Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Molly Hannagan, BSN, RN Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Seth Scott, BSN, RN Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Susan Graham, BSN, RN Family Nurse Practitioner Program

The University of Tulsa Oxley College of Health Sciences programs are taught by practicing experts in their fields. Students learn in both traditional and clinical settings. The DNP program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and is a member of the Council on Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs of the National League for Nursing, and the American Association of Colleges and Nursing.

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