KET’s Connections explored efforts to reduce tobacco use among expectant mothers. The guest was Kristin Ashford, an associate professor at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing who specializes in prenatal care and ways to end tobacco and illicit drug use among pregnant women.
The BREATHE Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) training program is now accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training Programs (CTTTP). The training uses an online platform to deliver twenty-seven hours of self-paced learning over eight weeks. Registration and information is available on our webpage.
This article appeared in the Kentucky Herald-Leader on September 1, 2017.
By Linda Blackford
Public health nurse refresher course knowledge was used in planning for the safety and health of Kentucky residents and the high influx of tourists in the state during the recent total eclipse on August 21, 2017. Several first-aid stations staffed with local health department nurses were set up in the Hopkinsville area.
From left to right: Ava Assef S18 admit, Yuri Maisel pre-nursing, Kayla Anderson Jr nursing major, and Maya Fitzpatrick pre-nursing.
Established in 2006, the College of Nursing Hall of Fame identifies distinguished graduates and their extraordinary contributions to the nursing profession. The College is proud to celebrate its five newest Hall of Fame inductees at the 21c Museum Hotel on Friday, November 10 at 7 p.m.
Pictured above is Dr. Lee Anne Walmsley, ROTC senior nursing students Casey Garstang and Josh Hagen, and Dean Janie Heath.
The College of Nursing is excited to welcome back its new and returning students for the 2017-2018 academic year!
The American Academy of Nursing announced Carolyn Williams, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean emeritus of the UK College of Nursing and former president of the Academy, is one of five nurse leaders to receive its highly acclaimed designation of Living Legend.
As the demand for baccalaureate- and doctorally-prepared nurses steadily rises across health care systems, the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Pipeline Program is working to positively affect the distribution and increase the number of health care providers in the Commonwealth.
The American Academy of Nursing has selected two University of Kentucky College of Nursing faculty members, Dorothy Brockopp, PhD, RN, professor, and Sheila Melander, PhD, APRN, ACNP-BC, FCCM, FAANP, to be inducted into its 2017 class of Academy fellows.