The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is preparing the next generation of providers, leaders, researchers and policy makers to improve healthcare delivery, promote nursing excellence, revolutionize health care and promote the highest levels of wellness.
College of Nursing News
“It’s important as a College and as healthcare professionals to reflect on our roots during Black History Month and learn about our diverse backgrounds in order to give the best quality patient care. This month recognizes our College’s and the University’s history, celebrates our differences and creates an open dialogue that will serve to enhance our educational environment.”
- Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing
College of Nursing Dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, spoke at the U.S. Capitol among a panel of scientists, legislators, educators and industry experts in honor of National Cancer Prevention Day on Thurs., Feb. 4.
Laura Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, MLDE, BC-ADM, CDE, FAADE, Associate Professor Dr. Kristin Ashford, ARNP, PhD, FAAN, and their colleagues were featured in the January edition of Plugged Into Prevention, the official newsletter of the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP).
While many students would spend their Martin Luther King Jr. holiday relaxing, our nursing students chose to give back to the community. College of Nursing undergraduates Rachel Borgemenke and Simone Curd volunteered at the Nest Center for Women, Children and Families on Jan. 18 with fellow students from the University of Kentucky.
Information Sessions and Tours
We are offering 14 BSN Information Sessions and Tours during the 2015-16 academic year.
No reservation is needed. Simply come to room 315 in the College of Nursing Building on one of the tour dates below. Each session begins promptly at 1 p.m. Eastern Time and lasts 60-90 minutes.
Spring 2016 semester
- Monday, February 15 (President's Day)
- Friday, March 4
- Monday, March 14 (UK's Spring Break)
- Friday, March 25 (Good Friday)
- Monday, April 11
- Friday, April 22