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Joanne Noone Named NLN Ambassador to Oregon Health and Science University School of Nursing

New York, N.Y. – OHSU School of Nursing is pleased to announce that Joanne Noone, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant professor has been appointed by the National League for Nursing to serve as an NLN Ambassador.
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Joanne Noone Named NLN Ambassador to Oregon   Health and Science University School of Nursing

Program Facilitates Communication   Between National League for Nursing and Nurse Educators

10/26/2009

               
Joanne NooneNew York, N.Y. – OHSU School of Nursing is pleased to announce that Joanne   Noone, Ph.D., R.N., Assistant professor has been appointed by the National League for Nursing to serve as an NLN Ambassador. She succeeds Kathie Lasater,   Ed.D., R.N,. A.N.E.F., Associate Professor, whose 3-year term will end this year. As a   participant in this elite corps, Dr. Noone will help keep faculty and   administration informed about the NLN’s initiatives, grant opportunities, conferences,   publications, workshops, and other benefits available to NLN members.
 
     “We created this selective program   to make it as easy as possible for nurse faculty and nursing programs at all   levels of academia to understand what the NLN has to offer to enhance   professional development and status,” explained     NLN       CEO Dr. Beverly Malone. “At the         same time, we expect the Ambassadors to communicate to NLN professional staff         and the board what issues and challenges are of greatest concern to nurse         educators in the field so that we can maximize the effectiveness of our         programming and services. The Ambassadors are, in effect, the NLN’s ‘eyes and         ears’ on campus.”

       

Dr. Noone is undergraduate faculty at the SON’s Ashland campus and has   been there for four years.

It is   anticipated that, as do all NLN Ambassadors, Dr. Noone will encourage colleagues   at the SON to participate in NLN professional development programs; apply for   research grants; submit abstracts for the annual Education Summit and   manuscripts to the NLN's peer-reviewed journal, Nursing Education Perspectives; volunteer for task groups and   special committees; run for elected office; nominate colleagues for awards; and   complete research surveys. She will be prepared to answer any questions other   faculty or administrators have about the NLN and, when necessary, refer them to   the appropriate NLN staff person.

The NLN Ambassador Program was established in the fall of 2006 with an initial   cadre of 126 members who   teach in all types of nursing programs –  practical nurse, associate degree, diploma,   baccalaureate, master's and doctoral. Today there are over 700 ambassadors representing   schools of nursing in 50 states and 5 countries. New ones are appointed twice a   year to meet the goal of having one NLN Ambassador in every school of nursing.   Observed Dr. Malone, "We are confident that the insights gained through   this valuable relationship will help make the NLN more responsive to the needs   of our dedicated nurse educators."

For more   information about the NLN Ambassador Program, please contact NLN Director,   Membership and Excellence Initiatives, Tish Hess, at     212-812-0374 or thess@nln.org.

Editors   and reporters: For interview opportunities, please contact NLN chief   communications officer, Karen R. Klestzick, at 212-812-0376 or kklestzick@nln.org.

Dedicated to   excellence in nursing education, the National League for Nursing is the premier   organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education offering   faculty development, networking opportunities, testing and assessment, nursing   research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 28,000 individual and over   1,100 institutional members. 

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