LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” took a look at one often forgotten group in the ongoing opioid epidemic: women trying to overcome substance abuse while caring for newborns and young children.
There is no better time to celebrate the four million registered nurses in the U.S. than the week of Florence Nightingale’s birthday – the Mother of Modern Nursing.
The College of Nursing held its annual Pinning and Hooding Ceremonies on Friday, May 3, 2019.
This weekend, Drs. Angie Grubbs, Stephanie Fugate and Christy Hubbard as well as Carol Simpson were recognized as "Teachers Who Made A Difference" hosted by the College of Education at the Woodford Reserve Club.
After fleeing war-torn Kosovo, Serxhane Ajeti settled with her family in Kentucky. With her degree in nursing, Serxhane wants to help people they way so many people helped her.
As part of their public health clinical, some nursing students serve as head coaches of the team at several local elementary schools. Girls on the Run Central Kentucky empowers and builds resilience among girls, promoting exercise, nutrition, mental health, social support, communication and coping skills, critical life skills and problem solving.
The 100 farmers sitting in the rec hall couldn’t stop talking. One confessed a fear he’d been keeping private: His father had Alzheimer’s, and after decades of rising with the sun, walking out to the fields, and climbing aboard his tractor, he couldn’t be persuaded to stop. Even though he didn’t have keys, he could still get hurt. The son fretted.
In the largest grant ever awarded to the University of Kentucky, researchers from UK's Center on Drug and Alcohol Research (CDAR) and across campus — in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Justice and Public Safety Cabinet (JPSC) — will lead a project as part of the HEALing Communities study.
The UK College of Nursing scholarship showcase was held alongside the 14th annual spring conference of the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) on April 15 at the Lexington Convention Center. While the CCTS supports research across the spectrum of diseases, this year's conference focused on "The Science of Health Policy and Systems Change."
On Saturday, April 13, the Delta Psi chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society inducted 42 University of Kentucky BSN students, 22 DNP students and five PhD students.