Tonda Hughes, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for global health at the University of Illinois College of Nursing, was inducted into the UK College of Nursing Hall of Fame in 2011. She is well known for her groundbreaking work in the 1980s related to chemically dependent nurses and is a nationally and internationally recognized expert in the area of alcohol use among sexual minority women.
Lynn Kelso, MSN, APRN, FCCM, FAANP, assistant professor, teaches the academically rigorous Pathophysiology/Pharmacology course to BSN students and is a clinical instructor for their first major clinical experience in the hospital. They couldn’t be in better hands.
In a time of divisiveness and uncertainty, Jessica Basham, a DNP student, wrote a heartwarming letter to her neighbor–a Palestinian immigrant–to make him feel welcome. “I just started writing,” said Basham. Basham said she put pen to paper and out came some of the most powerful words she’d ever written.
Discover why "see blue." means so much to University of Kentucky College of Nursing alum Lacey Buckler.
January is Radon Action Month. Have you ever had your home's radon gas levels tested? Dr. Ellen Hahn stopped by WMMT to speak with host Kelli Haywood about the dangers of radon gas in your home and what you can do to limit your risk.
Meet Cynda Rushton, who graduated with her BSN from the UK College of Nursing in 1978 and was inducted into the CON Hall of Fame in 2007. Dr. Rushton now serves as a professor of clinical ethics in the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and the School of Nursing, with a joint appointment in the School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics.
As a medic in the United States Army, Michael Chambers already accomplished a great deal before arriving at the University of Kentucky. But he says completing the MedVet-BSN option at the UK College of Nursing will mean the world to him.
College of Nursing Associate Professor Evelyn Parrish, PhD, APRN-BC, was recently selected by the International Society for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses (ISPN) for the Melva Jo Hendrix Lectureship Award and will present “Professional Socialization of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Students in an Online Program: Can this be Achieved?” at the ISPN annual conference March 7-11, 2017 in Baltimore, Md.
You can now show your College of Nursing pride everywhere you go! The College is excited to offer short sleeve and long sleeve t-shirts, a 3/4-zip sweatshirt, Pandora-like beads and more.
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing (CON) is now accepting nominations for the third class of inductees into the CON Hall of Fame.