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
Many research studies describe the effectiveness of cognitive therapy to improve aspects of health such as pain, anxiety, depression and physical functioning in patients suffering from low back pain. Despite the known benefits of this therapy, researchers at UKCON conducted a study reporting that only 6 percent of low back pain patients in Kentucky received cognitive therapy.
College of Nursing PhD student Andrew Bugajski received the Fellowship in Nursing Research from Baptist Health to advance its effort in creating a team of young PhD students interested in research in chronic pain.
A week ago today, lives were destroyed by a series of attacks in Paris, Baghdad and Beirut as well as natural disasters in Japan and Mexico. It was a devastating day—and now, more than ever, we must stand as one, united as global citizens.
Tracey Vitori received a competitive research award to support her study, titled the “Association of psychological distress to surgical outcomes and quality of life in patients and their caregivers after cardiac surgery.”
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
- Friday, February 5
- 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