UT Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler School of Nursing

CE Learning Experience & HRSA Traineeship

As a gift to you from Dr. Sandra Petersen & the UT Tyler School of Nursing, please enjoy a FREE 1.5 hour CE Learning Experience on Assessing & Treating Pain in Older Adults.

This offering is made possible by a grant awarded by: Eli Lilly & Company in conjunction with The American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Thank you for participating in this CE learning experience. This CE is provided as a gift to you and if you have any questions feel free to contact me at the email address below.

Please follow these steps to participate:

  1. Please take the short Pain Control Pre-Test.
  2. Please view the PowerPoint Slides.
  3. Last, please take the short Pain Control Post-Test.
  4. You will receive your CE certificate for 1.5 hours within three business days of taking the post-test. If you do not please email Linda Friedemann at lfriedemann@uttyler.edu

Thank you for participating in this learning experience!

Warm Regards,

Dr. Sandra Petersen DNP, RN, FNP-BC,GNP-BC, PMHNP
Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Tyler School of Nursing


New HRSA Intune Traineeship Grant

Get up to three semesters of your FNP education paid for! 

  • Who: Diverse FNP students (especially from rural/underserved areas), and academic-practice infrastructure (faculty, preceptors, clinics in rural/underserved areas)
  • What: Recruiting and graduating more skilled, practice-ready, team-based FNPs to become employed in rural/underserved (R/US) areas
  • When: Traineeship applications now open for fall 2018
  • Where: Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs), Medically Underserved Populations (MUPs), or Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)
  • Why: To increase the numbers of diverse FNP students recruited to/graduating from UT Tyler, and to increase their employment in R/US areas; to improve access to quality healthcare of MUA/MUP/HPSA populations; and, to develop primary care training sites for immersive longitudinal clinical training in R/US areas/populations for enrollees in the UT Tyler FNP programs. 

This grant specifically applies to clinical precepted practice in the rural and underserved areas of East Texas while in school, and requires one year of employment within the same demographic upon graduation. Multiple sites are available. 

*Please review the attached grant summary and return attached application to Ms. Melinda Morris, Grant Coordinator at mmoris@uttyler.edu

Learn more

Deadline to apply: July 31, 2018

Fall 2018 Application

Dr. Carol Rizer
Project Director

*Ethnic diversity is not a prerequisite to apply.

*Even if you don’t know where you are going to work yet, or you don’t know if your clinical practice site/preceptor qualifies to be part of the grant, go ahead and apply!  We will help you with the particulars.  We have money to put towards the education of students right now!  Even if the semester has already started, you can get reimbursed for this semester if you qualify!

Apply! Apply! Apply!

UT Tyler