Farm Theater Dinners entertain Kentucky and Tennessee farmers with a meal and a farm-friendly theater performance embedded with important health and safety messages. But more than just a date night off the farm, these casual events are also influencing behaviors, with results of a study showing that farmers are thinking more about occupational safety and implementing precautions as a result of attending the forum-style dinners.
As one of 40 selected applicants, Shannon Parsley RN, PhD Student, University of Kentucky, College of Nursing will join a diverse group of scholars from across the country to collaboratively tackle persistent health challenges by creating innovative solutions through their research. The Health Policy Research Scholars program is led by George Washington University with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The College of Nursing's BREATHE team will participate in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) through a televised program about their major tobacco control and health activities with research, community engagement and empowerment, advocacy at the local and state levels and access to health services.
UK College of Nursing DNP student Joy Coles, MBA, BSN, RN, recently placed second on her interdisciplinary team for the fourth annual Global Health Case Competition (GHCC). The competition, hosted by the UK International Center Global Health Initiative, encompassed both graduate and undergraduate students in 12 teams to address and propose solutions to real global health issues.
On a clinical day, undergraduate BSN student Molly Pennington was assisting with a routine procedure that quickly escalated into an emergency. After it had passed, Pennington was commended by the attending physician for quick thinking, professionalism and insight that allowed the physician to help the patient and do what she needed in a crisis.
By Tassy Taylor
After fleeing the hardships of the Bosnian War (1992-1995), Elvisa Muratovic’s family settled in Bowling Green, Kentucky, looking for a better life. Muratovic, BSN, RN, was six years old.
“I was born in the middle of the conflict. My grandpa fought for the Bosnians,” she says.
Poster-at-the-Capitol highlights the importance of undergraduate research. Students present their projects to the highest form of government in the state of Kentucky.
Supporters of a higher cigarette tax in Kentucky, including members of the College of Nursing BREATHE (Bridging Research Efforts and Advocacy Toward Health Environments) Team, rallied at the State Capitol in Frankfort on Thursday, February 8.
By Tassy Taylor
The College of Nursing DanceBlue team is proud to announce it raised $20,238.69 For The Kids (FTK) – more than double the amount raised last year.
“Despite the records that were broken, the friendships that were made, and the fun we have had, at the end of the day, all our efforts were for the kids,” says the College’s DanceBlue co-captain and undergraduate BSN student Hannah Thompson.