Established in May 1996, the Dr. Eileen Ridgway Endowed Nursing Scholarship aims to kindle and fuel leadership development by encouraging student development in community outreach, service, and civic efforts. Dr. Eileen Ridgway served as the dean of the Seattle University College of Nursing from 1968-1977.
Aubrey is in her 2nd year as a graduate student in the nurse-midwifery track at Seattle University.
Project: Empowerment of Rainier Valley’s Minority Mother’s Through Illustrations and Translations
This project was designed to benefit underserved and culturally diverse mothers receiving maternity care at Rainier Valley Community Clinic (RVCC)
Aubrey presenting her project at College of Nursing Dean's Annual Lecture.
- Needs-based assessment of the maternal health patients we serve through survey and interview
- Meetings with community stakeholders to identify the needs to be met through translations and illustrations
- Illustrations and translation of prenatal and postpartum informational booklets into the top ten most commonly spoken languages in the Rainier Valley
- Survey focus composed of representatives from the identified patient groups and RVCC staff to analyze the effectiveness of the products
Barbara is in her first year as a graduate student in the adult-gerontology nurse practitioner track at Seattle University.
Project: Motel-based Medical Respite for Homeless Adults with Acute Medical Conditions Transitioning from Hospital Care
This project was designed to aid homeless adults transitioning out of acute care hospital settings who have ongoing health care needs.
Barbara presenting her project at College of Nursing Dean's Annual Lecture.
- Create of a program to track homeless patients post-discharge to assess for hospital/emergency department usage and housing status
- Contribute to a marketing plan to create sustainable funding sources including third-party reimbursement
For more information
Laurie Ramacci Noegel, Director of Development
(206) 296-2152 | firstname.lastname@example.org