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Friday, January 13, 2017

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.


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing (CON) is now accepting nominations for the third class of inductees into the CON Hall of Fame.


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing is home to the only Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) Program in the Commonwealth and is recognized by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board—the largest independent pediatric nursing certification organization in the country.


Thursday, December 22, 2016

Joanne Brown, DNP, APRN, adjunct instructor in the UK College of Nursing and women’s health nurse practitioner at University Health Service, explains the misconceptions behind and benefits of long-acting reversible contraceptives, or LARCs. 


Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The first students enrolled in the Norton Healthcare-UK College of Nursing doctor of nursing practice (DNP) program completed their degrees this semester, graduating on Dec. 16.


Friday, December 16, 2016

The College of Nursing held its semiannual Pinning Ceremony on Friday, December 16. Eighty undergraduate nursing students earned their bachelor of science degrees in nursing (BSN). 


Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Some people crave the taste of salt, a major culprit of cardiovascular disease in this country. Jennifer Smith, a doctoral student at the UK College of Nursing, and Gia Mudd, an associate professor in the College of Nursing, discuss how salt lovers can control their cravings and live a healthier life in Sunday's Herald Leader.


Friday, December 9, 2016

Today, national nursing leaders are standing front and center in the research lab, in the boardroom, at the bedside and alongside colleagues and collaborators in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and other health sciences to improve patient outcomes across the board. Many of those national leaders are standing front and center in classrooms at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, inspiring a new generation of nursing professionals to follow their lead.


Monday, December 5, 2016

College of Nursing seniors organized Student Mentors Advocating for Student Health (SMASH) on the premise that peer-to-peer support and faculty involvement can help dissolve the stigma of mental health disorders and encourage nursing students to seek help for mental health issues.


Friday, December 2, 2016

College of Nursing Professor and Linda C. Gill Endowed Chair of Nursing Debra Moser, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, was recently honored with the Kathleen A. Dracup Distinguished Lecture in Exemplary Career Mentoring Award at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions Annual Conference held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., Nov. 12-16, 2016.