As National Nurses Month gets underway, Lynn Kelso, an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing and an acute care nurse practitioner in UK HealthCare’s medical intensive care unit (MICU), reflects on the challenges she and her colleagues faced over the past year.
In an effort to raise awareness about nurses' mental health and help curb the rate of nurse suicide, Governor Andy Beshear has declared May as Nurse Suicide Prevention Month in Kentucky.
Researchers from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing in collaboration with other state and University partners are surveying Kentucky frontline workers in order to improve infection control practices in health care settings as part of Project Firstline.
A recent study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers, including nurse scientist Dr. Jean Edward from the UK College of Nursing, looked into the association of financial burden with health insurance literacy in colorectal cancer patients.
With only a few weeks left in the spring 2020 semester, the spread of COVID-19 looked like it had the potential to dash the dreams of thousands of soon-to-be nursing graduates.
As a land-grant institution, the University of Kentucky’s role is to improve the lives of people throughout the Commonwealth through service, education and health care. Through a collaboration with local agritourism company Black Soil, a group of students from the UK College of Nursing have taken up the mantle to deliver health education to Lexington’s communities of color.
The University of Kentucky College of Nursing's Delta Psi Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing will be holding a virtual induction ceremony for the Class of 2021 on May 2, from 4 - 6 p.m. via Zoom.
The conviction of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd breathes hope into the future of accountability and progress toward social justice in America.
Nurses are well-known for their steadfast, humble commitment to the service and care of others. Through the University's annual "One Day for UK" event on Wednesday, April 21, you now have the chance to say thank you and give back to these everyday heroes.