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UI, UMKC, UNMC form Peds Nurse Practitioner Collaborative

New Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program Collaborative features the University of Iowa, University of Missouri - Kansas City, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center

Segre Wins Curriculum Development Award

Lisa Segre, PhD and associate professor at UI’s College of Nursing, was recently bestowed with a Global Curriculum Development Award for her proposal to substantially revise the course material for “Human Development and Behavior.” The award is funded through International Programs and the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization.

Daack-Hirsch Named Big Ten ALP Fellow

Associate Professor Sandra Daack-Hirsch, PhD, RN, was recently selected as a 2017-18 Fellow of the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) Academic Leadership Program.

Rakel’s Alternative Pain Treatment Highlighted by UI’s Office of Research & Economic Development

American Pain Society/Pfizer Independent Grants Partnership funds UI research on opioid addiction

By Rebekah Tilley | Research and Economic Development | 7/11/2017

Two University of Iowa researchers are proposing a new avenue for treating pain that may have a significant impact on the U.S. opioid epidemic.

Stineman Addresses Nursing Shortage in Gazette Article

Reliance on 'traveling' nurses soars at University of Iowa

By Vanessa Miller | The Gazette | 6/26/2017

New Dean Named for UI’s College of Nursing

Julie Zerwic to begin at the UI in August

By Lynn Anderson Davy | Iowa Now | 6/12/2017

Julie Zerwic, executive associate dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been named dean of the University of Iowa College of Nursing, a role she will assume Aug. 14, 2017.

College of Nursing Names Interim Deans

Prof. Emeritus Kitty Buckwalter Named Interim Dean

Prunty Tapped to Lead Simulation, Interprofessional Education

Faculty member April Prunty, MSN, RN, was recently appointed Director of Simulation and Interprofessional Education at the University of Iowa College of Nursing.

Prunty has been involved with health care simulation for nearly 10 years and has always enjoyed it as a learning modality for health science students. 

PhD Candidate Takes Second in Tippie Competition

College of Nursing PhD student Sena Chae, MSN, RN, and her colleague, Kang San Lee, a graduate student from the department of geographical and sustainability science, were recently awarded second place in the 2017 Frontier Co-op Tippie Impact Competition. The two received a $1,000 cash prize for their project, which involved developing a sustainable business model for PVC-free medical bags.

Senior Volunteers Help Nursing Students Hone Clinical Skills

Nurse examining an old womanThe College of Nursing’s Nursing Clinical Education Center (NCEC) provides 20,000 square feet of cutting-edge clinical simulation lab space where students experience sophisticated and co

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