The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently awarded Sharon Lock, PhD, APRN, FNAP, FAANP, professor and assistant dean of Faculty Practice, and Dianna Inman, DNP, RN, APRN, CPNP, PMHS, PMHNP, assistant professor, a $1.7 million award entitled "Enhancing the Role of the Parimary Care Registered Nurse in Rural Kentucky."
When Heather Robertson, MPA, saw how her daughter was flourishing at the University of Kentucky (UK), she recognized that a big part of the reason was the university’s Living Learning Program (LLP). The program, which enables students with similar interests or backgrounds to live in a residence hall together, offered her daughter support and a sense of belonging as she juggled a challenging schedule and adjusted to college life.
The College of Nursing held its first annual Circle of Remembrance Gathering to recognize those held in our thoughts and prayers this past academic year on Thursday, May 10, in the new Cultivating Practices for Resilience (CPR) room.
The RICH Heart Research Team held a one week intensive writing retreat to provide writing time and assistance with the completion of a manuscript project for CON faculty members. RICH Heart faculty and volunteers were available to provide consultations on a variety of topics related to manuscript development, preparation, submission, and revision.
Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) visited the Polk-Dalton Clinic on Monday, May 7, to speak with PATHways staff about the comprehensive opioid maintenance treatment program for pregnant women recovering from addiction.
College of Nursing faculty, staff and students gathered on Tuesday, May 8, for the annual Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony and Reception, where they were recognized for their outstanding achievements and contributions for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Caroline Cunningham, president of the May 2018 graduating class, and Neal Harrod, class speaker, reflect on their time at the UK College of Nursing at the semiannual Pinning Ceremony on Friday, May 4.
Jan Odom Forren, PhD, RN, CPAN, FASPAN, FAAN, associate professor, was inducted into the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses at the 37th National Conference in Anaheim, California, April 22-May 3. This year's theme was "Detecting Greatness: The Proof is in our Practice."
As we approach the celebration of Florence Nightingale’s birthday, we hope each of you will take time to reflect on what it means to recognize “the mother of modern of nursing”. Her foundational work in the Crimean War is a direct result of the professional nursing practice and nursing science we embrace today.
Shannon Beebe knew from a young age she wanted to help people. Inspired by her mother who was a nurse, Shannon grew up watching her work in a clinic, interacting with doctors and patients.