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."
College of Nursing Dean Janie Heath sat down with Dr. Ann Cary, dean of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Nursing and Health Studies and upcoming president of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, as part of the Nursing Leadership Series.
Dr. Hegyvary, a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, was inducted into the UK College of Nursing Hall of Fame in 2007. She served as professor and dean emeritus at the University of Washington School of Nursing and specializes in medical sociology and complex organizations, focusing in patient care outcomes and future trends in nursing education and practice.
College of Nursing Dean Janie Heath, PhD, APRN-BC, FAAN, undergraduate student Alysha Kennedy and PhD student Shannon Parsley, RN, CEN, traveled to Washington D.C. for the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Student Policy Summit, March 19-21.
The University of Kentucky Army ROTC program held its 100th anniversary celebration breakfast at Buell Armory on March 22. From 1917 to 2017, UK ROTC has commissioned thousands of Second Lieutenants. Since inception, UK’s Army officers have served honorably in every major conflict of the United States including WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan. Congratulations, UK ROTC!
Melissa Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, was inducted into the UK College of Nursing Hall of Fame in 2011. She has been a pioneer in distance education having led multiple HRSA funded projects to develop quality hybrid distance education programs and simulation experiences in midwifery and several nurse practitioner specialties.