Category: Health

Helping military veterans excel in the classroom and into nursing careers
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Helping military veterans excel in the classroom and into nursing careers

Davenport University is helping military students move from combat boots to scrubs through its Veterans Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, the military simulation and research on how to support veteran student success. DU’s VBSN program is an academic pathway designed to help service members with military medical experience. It helps fast-track many military personnel by granting...

Veterans to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) Grant Extended
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Veterans to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) Grant Extended

Grant funding for Davenport University’s Veterans to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (VBSN) degree program has been extended for a fifth year to enable the work of the team to continue to progress.  The first two students of DU’s VBSN program graduated in April, and both have passed boards and are now employed, giving the program...

Nursing Alumni Honored with Daisy Award
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Nursing Alumni Honored with Daisy Award

Two alums from the 2016 Warren Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs received The Daisy Award from the Daisy Foundation. Given to extraordinary nurses, the Daisy Award was created in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes after he died from an auto-immune disease. They deeply appreciated the...

DU’s Nursing Program Joins Prestigious Honor Society of Nursing
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DU’s Nursing Program Joins Prestigious Honor Society of Nursing

The Mable Engle Nursing program was chartered into Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing during a ceremony held on March 30 at the W.A. Lettinga Campus. Forming the Psi Omicron Chapter, more than 30 staff and students were inducted into the global organization. “Chartering a chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International is...

DU Named #1 Online Medical Billing Coding Program in the Nation
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DU Named #1 Online Medical Billing Coding Program in the Nation

Davenport University has been recognized as having the #1 online medical billing coding program in the nation by BestColleges.com. Known as Health Information Technology (HIT), Davenport’s associate degree program is one of the leading programs in the United States, having graduated the fourth most students (86 graduates) out of 262 accredited HIT programs in the...

Occupational Therapy and Nursing Unite for Inter-professional Learning Activity
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Occupational Therapy and Nursing Unite for Inter-professional Learning Activity

Inter-professional collaboration is an emerging practice in the College of Health Professions. Every semester, the occupational therapy and nursing students engage in patient-related simulations. Topics can range from teaching and learning vital signs to enhancing therapeutic communication skills. This semester, the departments coordinated their efforts to prevent patient falls in a hospital setting, and to...

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