FHSU nursing professor coauthors monograph article, serves as keynote speaker

Dr. Janice Unruh Davidson, professor of nursing at Fort Hays State University, and Dr. Kim Dupree Jones from the Oregon Health Science University have coauthored "Integrating Behavioral Strategies for Health Promotion across Nurse Practitioner Curricula" in the recently released monograph: Advanced Nursing Practice: Building Curriculum for Quality Nurse Practitioner Education.

The 259-page monograph, was published by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties, was introduced at the 28th annual meeting in Minneapolis, MN, from April 11-14, 2002, and can be ordered through the NONPF web site at www.nonpf.com.

Davidson also recently gave the keynote address for the Beta Delta Chapter at-large induction ceremony in Oklahoma City. Her presentation was "Passion and the Profession: Visions of Our Future, Drawn from Our Past."

Beta Delta Chapter is the largest Sigma Theta Tau at-large chapter, composed of five institutions -- the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City University, Southern Nazarene University, Oklahoma Baptist University, and the University of Central Oklahoma. Davidson is the only Kansas nurse to be recognized as an International Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau, distinguished lecturer.

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