The White Coat Ceremonyhonors the essential role nurses play in professional health care and recognizes their parity with their medical counterparts. This summer,when I heard that the University of Pittsburgh Nursing School would be holding its first White Coat Ceremony,I felt deeply honored.
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Why a white coat ceremony for nursing students?
We are becoming caregivers, teachers, and advocates, and this is just the start. The White Coat Ceremony鈥檚 extension to nursing programs gives students a sense of honor and accomplishment, and a sense of being welcomed into this prestigious and rewarding profession.
When is the White Coat Ceremony?
For the USAHS DPT program, the white coat ceremony typically occurs near the end of the students鈥?fourth term, before they begin clinical rotations. However, this varies depending on the program and school.
What does it mean when you get your white coat?
Medical School White Coat Ceremony This ceremony is common to medical schools and physician assistant programs. Medical students wear the short white coats, symbolizing their ongoing training, before graduating to the long white coat. It鈥檚 typically bestowed at the ceremony before their clinical rotations begin.
What did Anthony waworoendeng receive at the White Coat Ceremony?
Level one nursing student Anthony Waworoendeng received a white lab coat from instructor Kelly Boyd in the White Coat Ceremony for Nursing. The January ceremony welcomed the new 31-member cohort into the Union College Nursing Program.