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Nursing Dept hosts 10th Faust Memorial Nurse Lectureship

For Immediate Release
Date: Sept. 24, 2009
Contact: Christina Payne, Communications Assistant
or Bonnie Martin, Writer/Editor

BU’s nursing department hosts the 10th Faust Memorial Nurse Lectureship

BLOOMSBURG – Quality improvement in the nursing profession is the focus of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s 10th annual Faust Memorial Nurse Lectureship Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Kehr Union Ballroom.

Robin E. Remsburg, director of the School of Nursing and associate dean for the College of Health and Human Services at George Mason University, will speak on “Quality Improvement: What’s Nursing Got to Do with It?” The lecture is sponsored by BU’s nursing department.

Remsburg, a geriatric clinical nurse specialist, is former deputy director of the division of health care statistics and chief of the long-term care statistics branch at the National Center for Health Care Statistics. Her research focuses on geriatric syndromes, including pain, incontinence, pressure ulcers, diabetes, cognitive impairment, function and nutrition needs among nursing home residents, and on health services issues in long-term care. Remsburg is immediate past president of the National Gerontological Nursing Association and a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing.

For more information on this lecture, contact BU’s nursing department at (570) 389-4046 or mamick@bloomu.edu. This event is free and open to the public.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.