Nurse.com: Nursing school project becomes a home run
Maria Migliorato, RN, CLNC, found a unique way to combine the nursing
profession with her lifelong devotion to the New York Mets baseball
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While taking the Politics of Healthcare course at The
College of New Rochelle (N.Y.), taught by nursing professor Connie
Vance, RN, EdD, FAAN, Migliorato and her classmates were challenged to
come up with action projects that would put nursing in a positive light.
In the past, Vance said student projects have included trying to stop a
local library from closing, getting involved with health projects in
the community and contributing to change in a professional organization.
I stress is we need to see our profession as a big outreach, as having a
big impact on society,” Vance said. “We have to take our professional
expertise beyond the bedside and place it in a larger framework in the