Student Registered Nurse Anesthetists (SRNAs) play a significant role in our nation’s health care system, particularly in rural settings where they work alongside Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and often serve as the community’s only option for administering anesthesia during medical procedures. In Iowa, for example, CRNAs are the sole provider of all anesthesia services in 88 of 117 community hospitals in the state.
Associate Professor Sandra Daack-Hirsch has led a storied career in nursing research, predominately focusing on genetic counseling and the care of children and families who have congenital disorders. More specifically, Dr. Daack-Hirsch studies how family health history influences people’s ideas about their personal health risk, as well as how family members communicate health risk for inherited diseases.
By Howard K. Butcher | Journal of Gerontological Nursing
By Tyler Strand | IOWA Magazine | 03/2020
College of Nursing student and Alpha Phi member Rylee Petitgout finds support from the UI community after a devastating accident.
Preparing for bed on June 24, 2018, Janine Petitgout (BSN ′90, MA ′94, DNP ′14) received the call every mother fears.
With an estimated 56 million Americans suffering from mental health or substance abuse disorders, Nurse Practitioners (NPs) possess the skills needed to fill the gaps in the U.S. mental health care system, providing comprehensive care for this growing patient population.