UK nurse and alumna Carson Swartz, BSN, RN, will run the Boston Marathon to raise money for amputees in need of prosthetic limbs.
Undergraduate College of Nursing students created a mural of post-it notes in the student lounge, displaying their personal reasons for choosing nursing as their career.
Five College of Nursing Students were honored at the Graduate Students of Color Professional Development Colloquium: Nourishing Roots and Growing Branches hosted by the Center for Graduate and Professional Diversity Initiatives (CGD) on Friday, March 31 in the Woodward Hall of the Gatton College of Business and Economics Building.
The College of Nursing is pleased to announce its new partnership with St. Claire HealthCare in Morehead, Kentucky, in which four senior BSN students will have the opportunity to complete NUR 413 (Synthesis of Clinical Knowledge for Nursing Practice) and gain experience in women's health or surgical services.
Debra Moser, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, professor, Linda C. Gill Endowed Chair of Nursing and assistant dean of the PhD Program & Scholarly Affairs, was awarded the 2018 Sarah Bennett Holmes Award, one of UK's most prestigious awards for women, on March 28 at the 25th annual awards luncheon.
UK College of Nursing BSN student Alli Overfield and DNP student Eva Stone joined Dr. Janie Heath, dean and Warwick Professor of Nursing, at the annual American Association of Colleges of Nursing Health Policy Summit on Capitol Hill, March 25-27.
College of Nursing students and faculty participated in the 32nd annual Southern Nursing Research Society Conference, "Expanding Nursing Science in Population and Global Health" in Atlanta, Georgia, March 21-24.
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.