News

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

For over a decade, nurse researchers with UK College of Nursing’s BREATHE (Bridging Research Efforts and Advocacy Toward Healthy Environments) team have been changing the landscape for treating tobacco-dependent populations. This includes stepping up to create accredited training programs to teach providers how to effectively treat tobacco dependence.


Thursday, November 11, 2021

In honor of Veterans Day, the UK College of Nursing recognizes a student who’s not only served in the Air Force, but who’s goal after graduation is to aid fighters and veterans. Originally from Las Vegas, NV, Kyle Herzberg served for eight years in the Air Force as a Russian cryptological language analyst and is currently in the college’s Accelerated BSN program.


Tuesday, November 9, 2021

The University of Kentucky College of Nursing's Office Nursing Research has released it's annual report, touting the College's $36.2 million in active funding for FY21


Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Ben Hughes, BSN, RN, is one of a handful of UK HealthCare professionals who manages a full-time job and family responsibilities while also pursuing his DNP Executive Leadership degree at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing.


Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Maggie Nosek, senior BSN student and U.S. Army ROTC cadet, knew she wanted to become a nurse after experiencing a collapsed lung and the subsequent partial removal of her lung prior to college.


Monday, October 25, 2021

October is National Health Literacy Month— a time to help educate both healthcare providers and patients about what health literacy is and how improving health literacy skills can improve the overall health of a community. 


Monday, October 18, 2021

Moderna’s KidCOVE trial is currently underway to test the dosage and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 6 months through 11 years old. The University of Kentucky is one of the 90 sites in the U.S. participating in the study, with 200 children from across the Commonwealth enrolled.


Thursday, October 7, 2021

We, as Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and healthcare providers, would like to increase access to healthcare for all residents of the commonwealth. There are over 9,000 Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN’s), who are nurse practitioners and nurse midwives licensed in the state of Kentucky.


Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Following in her mother's footsteps, Kaylee Fitzgerald knows that a career in nursing is rewarding because she grew up seeing how nurses impact healthcare. Kaylee is a sophomore nursing student in the Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program. She is also a student ambassador. 


Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Sheila Melander, PhD, ACNP-BC, FCCM, FAANP, FAAN, Associate Dean MSN, DNP, and Faculty Practice at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, has been elected by her peers to a new leadership position in the American Academy of Nursing.