Nurse Scholars Academy Aims to Improve Patient Care

Nurse Scholars Academy Aims to Improve Patient Care

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Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s academic partnership program is less than two years old, but already its participants are seeing positive results. Read about two Kaiser Permanente frontline nurses who are working toward their Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and say the program is helping them to become better nurses, better leaders, and better people.

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Nursing Report 2016

Nursing Report 2016


A new report, produced by Northern California Patient Care Services under the leadership of Regional Chief Nurse Executive Theresa Brodrick, RN, highlights many of the accomplishments that region’s hospital nursing achieved in 2016. This engaging and informative publication is now available online. Read about the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery project, medical center-driven initiatives to improve the care experience for patients, the Nurse Scholars Academy’s mission to support nurses’ professional growth, and much more.

Click here to download and read the 2016 Nursing Report

Northern California Nursing Research – January 2017

Northern California Nursing Research
Bimonthly Lunch & Learn Webex Meeting

Date: January 10, 2017
Time: 12 PM to 1 PM PST
Location: WebEx (see event page for details)

How I Use Social Media to Enhance Engagement of Individuals in Their Healthcare

Guest Presenter:

Interim Director, Maternal Child Health, KP-Modesto Medical Center

Dr. Tanya Scott is a nurse executive specializing clinically in Women’s Health/High-Risk Obstetrics and administratively in Nursing Informatics Healthcare Information Technology Design and Development.

Dr. Scott received a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (1992) from East Carolina University and a Masters of Human Relations with an emphasis in Multicultural Organizational Development and Business Management from the University of Oklahoma in 1998 where she was recognized as the Walter Mason Graduate Student of the Year, Graduate Student Leader and Graduate Student Service Award honoree. In 2010, she was honored with a Doctorate in Humane Letters from the Eastern Theological Seminary University for her health care mission and service work in the U.S., Guatemala, Africa, and Cuba.

Dr Tanya Scott

To find out more information about this meeting check out the event page