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
The role of the nurse practitioner (NP) will be showcased November 11–17, 2018, as NPs across the country celebrate more than 50 years of practice during National NP Week. In the United States, this distinguished group of health care professionals number approximately 248,000 strong, with an additional 23,000 NP students graduating each year.
Last week, University of Kentucky graduate and undergraduate students competed in the final rounds of the 5-Minute Fast Track Research Competition and the 3-Minute Thesis Competition (3MT).
Leslie Scott, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC, CDE, MLDE, associate professor, recently received the 2018 Florence Nightingale Award Nursing Excellence on November 8, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky, for her outstanding contributions to advance health and wellness with diabetic youth at Camp Hendon, a week-long summer camp in rural Kentucky that annually impacts over 150 children ages 8-17 with type 1 diabetes.
Jean Edward, PhD, RN, CHPE, assistant professor, was recently selected as an awardee of the UK College of Nursing Office of Nursing Research (ONR) Pilot Funding Program.
Information Sessions and Tours
We will be offering several BSN Information Sessions and Tours beginning in the Fall 2018 semester. Click here for details.
BSN Undergraduate Deadlines
Second Degree BSN
Spring: August 15
Fall: March 1
Spring: October 15
Fall: July 1
Spring: September 1
Fall: March 1
Spring: Oct. 15
Fall: Feb. 15
Fall: January 15
Please visit the admissions tab at the top of the page to apply.