Joining Forces with the 5th Army: Innovative Readiness Program with the South Texas Colonias


February 21, 2018, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EST

This presentation, led by Mary Jane Hamilton, recent former dean and current professor of nursing at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, described the planning and implementation of an academic-practice interdisciplinary program in an economically distressed town along the Texas-Mexico border. The university’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences joined forces with Army and Navy reservists to provide this intense, immersion practice experience.