Augsburg alumna Lani Hollenbeck ’79 ’11 MAN, a graduate of the College’s undergraduate social work and graduate nursing programs, spoke with Mpls. St. Paul Magazine about her role caring for infants at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. In the story, Hollenbeck describes the model she developed to promote positive relationships between caregivers and families in hospitals and her off-duty work through missions to Mexico and Guatemala. She is pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Augsburg with an emphasis in Transcultural Nursing Leadership. The profile of Hollenbeck was part of a longer story that named some of Minnesota’s outstanding nurses. Read “Children’s Health: Lani Hollenbeck.”
At its October meeting The Higher Learning Commission approved Augsburg College to offer the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. Approved by the Augsburg Board of Regents last January, this approval is the culminating work of the Department of Nursing over the past two years.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice program was designed to respond to the rapidly changing environments in both nursing higher education and practice, requiring increased education for nursing practitioners. This professional practice doctorate will build on the strengths of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and the Master of Arts in Nursing (MAN) program Continue reading “Augsburg to offer first doctorate program”