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College of Nursing News
Drs. Audrey Darville and Zim Okoli will be featured in a new KET program Calling It Quits: Real Help to Stop Smoking. The show airs Monday, Dec. 18 at 9/8 pm on KET, and examines effective medications and behavioral strategies available to help tobacco users give up smoking for good.
Dean Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, FNAP, FAANP, was among six faculty members at the University of Kentucky to be inducted as a member of Phi Kappa Phi, an honor society founded in 1987 "to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education."
Communities with strong laws against workplace smoking have lower rates of lung cancer, a new study from the University of Kentucky found. The study by anti-smoking advocate Ellen Hahn of the UK College of Nursing is the first to show that lung cancer rates go down when smoke-free laws cover workers and the general public from the dangers of second-hand smoke.
Laura Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, MLDE, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE, president of the UK College of Nursing Alumni Association, discusses diabetes self-management education in an op-ed published in the Kentucky Herald-Leader on November 22.
Information Sessions and Tours
We will be offering several BSN Information Sessions and Tours beginning in the Fall 2017 semester. Click here for details.
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