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DNP Project Published in NP Journal

UI College of Nursing DNP graduate Kathleen Fear, CRNA, was recently published in JNP – The Journal for Nurse Practitioners for her project titled “Fluoroscopy Education Requirements Present Practice Barrier: A Collaborative Solution.”

Fears’s project involves developing a method to meet the Iowa Board of Nursing’s educational requirements for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) supervising fluoroscopy.

The following excerpt is from the project’s abstract:

DNP Alumnus Featured in Johnson & Johnson Campaign

UI College of Nursing alumnus Jimmy Reyes, DNP, AGNP, RN, associate director of practice and education at the Iowa Board of Nursing, was recently featured in a Johnson & Johnson publication that profiled four nurses who have taken their heartfelt care to the “next level” thanks in part to the company’s Campaign for Nursing’s Future.


4 Ways Johnson & Johnson Has Given Love to the Nurses Who Give Love Every Day

Eland’s Life Celebrated by Friends, Colleagues – Honored by Pain Society

Mentor, teacher, advocate, philanthropist … these words and so many other strong, admirable characterizations have been repeatedly used to describe Dr. Joann (Jo) Eland. A beloved faculty member at the University of Iowa (UI) College of Nursing for 41 years, Dr. Eland made a positive impact on the lives of countless students, faculty and staff. She was known for her compassion, generosity, humor, and for an uncanny ability to bring perspective to many of life’s daily dilemmas. Dr.

Iowa Now: A Nod to Quad

Second-oldest University of Iowa residence hall coming down

By Sara Epstein Moninger | Iowa Now | 5/17/2016  

Quad Dorm in 1928After nearly a century of housing University of Iowa students, Quadrangle Residence Hall just saw its last resident pack up and move out.

Hometown Hawkeye: Sharon Taylor

It’s a family affair. With a mother and two aunts experiencing successful careers in nursing, this segment of the health care industry has seemingly always been a part of Sharon Taylor’s heritage. Although she initially wasn’t sure which clinical or research specialty to pursue, particularly in her youth, Taylor firmly believes she was always destined to be a part of the profession.

Help Where It’s Needed

By the University of Iowa Foundation

There is a shortage of mental-health practitioners in the United States that is particularly dire in the rural and medically underserved areas of the country. University of Iowa graduate Judith Collins (′65 BSN, ′67 MA) is working, on many fronts, to help address this growing problem.

Hometown Hawkeye: Cody Gremore

Lieutenant Cody Gremore advises future nursing students that it's never too early to start planning for your career.

“Try to figure out what you can do while you’re an undergraduate student to give yourself the best chance of success after you graduate,” he says. “Accomplishing a few objectives, big or small, while you’re a student can pay off largely later on in life.”