It is bitter sweet to announce that after more than 18 years at the University of Kentucky’s College of Nursing, Dr. Patricia Burkhart – Associate Dean of Undergraduate Faculty Affairs and pediatric nurse for 45 years, will be retiring June 30th, 2017. Since her arrival to UK in 1999, Dr. Burkhart has championed a new era of undergraduate nursing education in the Commonwealth.
Nearly one week before the College of Nursing pinning ceremony, senior nursing student Molly Morris’s husband, Corporal Lee Morris, will be deployed overseas with his Marine Reserve Unit. Designated as Molly’s pinner, Corporal Morris was able to pin his wife before his deployment surrounded by fellow students, faculty, and staff, as well as family and friends at a private Pinning Ceremony held by the College.
The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy marked 10 years recognizing smoke-free advocates and policy influencers across the state at its annual conference April 18.
An interdisciplinary team of health care providers presented early signs of success treating pregnant women with opioid use disorders through the PATHways program during the National Rx Abuse and Heroin Summit on April 18.
Ellen J. Hahn, director of BREATHE and Marcia A. Dake professor of nursing at the UK College of Nursing, discusses the impacts of tobacco use and how to prevent them on Kentucky Educational Television (KET) with Dr. Tuckson.
For two consecutive semesters, students from the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 classes in the College of Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program graduated with a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) administered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).
The UK College of Nursing Perinatal Research Center Team is raising money for March for Babies® to help the March of Dimes fund lifesaving research and programs that help more moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies.
Clinical research nursing was recently designated as a nursing specialty practice by the American Nurses Association. At UK, research nurses are central to innovative research across an array of health conditions.
UK College of Nursing researcher Gia Mudd-Martin is examining an intervention using family member dyads to influence sustainable health behaviors in Hispanic communities.
The UK College of Nursing hosted its annual Student Scholarship Showcase alongside the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences's 12th Annual Spring Conference. More than 800 researchers, clinicians, students and partners convened to discuss the theme of "Clinical Trial Networks and Team Science: Moving Discoveries to Interventions."