University of Iowa College of Nursing Adjunct Clinical Professor Carol Watson, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN, has been named one of the American Organization of Nurse Executives’ (AONE) inaugural fellows. This fellow designation recognizes a nurse leader's sustained contributions to the specialty of nursing leadership, commitment to service, and influence in shaping health care.
Patients in rural communities who are living with advanced cancer (stage 3B or 4, incurable), may not have regular access to renowned treatment centers such as the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, or evidence-based symptom management support.
The UI College of Nursing works to increase diversity in the school, both in the classrooms and in the real world, through the seven pillars of diversity developed by the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.
By Annie Fitzpatrick | The Daily Iowan | 2/26/2019
A team comprised of UI College of Nursing faculty members Jacinda Bunch, PhD, RN, Cormac O’Sullivan, PhD, CRNA, ARNP, and April Prunty, MSN, RN, recently won funding to assess current and future educational opportunities for emergency medical services (EMS), rural hospitals, and critical access hospitals in the state of Iowa.
On one of the busiest patient floors at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Nurse Manager Dan Lose, a 2016 doctor of nursing practice (DNP) graduate of the UI College of Nursing, oversees a staff of 140, an annual budget of $10 million, and a daily churn of patients that puts his medical and management skills to the test.
University of Iowa College of Nursing alumna Mary Ann Nihart (BSN ′77 and MA in ′81) APRN, PMHCNS-BC, PM, was recently presented with the 2018 Department of Veterans Affairs’ John D. Chase Award for Executive Excellence in Health Care.
Associate Professor Teresa (Tess) Judge-Ellis, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, has been named recipient of the 2019 American Association of Nurse Practitioners® Iowa State Award for Nurse Practitioner Excellence. This prestigious award is given annually to a dedicated nurse practitioner (NP) and NP advocate in each state.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services of Albuquerque, NM, just received American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accreditation for its Transition to Practice and Perioperative programs.
The ANCC accreditation program recognizes the importance of high-quality Continuing Nursing Education (CNE), interprofessional continuing education, residency and fellowship programs, and skills-based competency programs.
Brookanne and Morganne Pfaffle weren’t necessarily planning to attend the same university. Yet they both chose Iowa in large part due to the College of Nursing’s national reputation, and feel well prepared for their next step—pursuing doctorates in nursing practice in anesthesia at the UI.
By Richard Lewis | UI Office of Strategic Communication | 12/4/2018
The University of Iowa College of Nursing and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) have entered into a new agreement allowing EICC nursing graduates to seamlessly transfer to the University of Iowa and complete their Bachelors of Nursing Science (BSN) degree in a year and a half.