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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

O’Sullivan Selected for AACN Leadership Program

Associate Professor Cormac O’Sullivan, PhD, CRNA, ARNP, was recently accepted into the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP). According to the association, the program was created to enhance the executive leadership skills of individuals in mid- to upper-level faculty positions who have experience in academic administration roles and who aspire to lead the nursing academic unit.

Two Health Systems Scholarships Awarded

The University of Iowa College of Nursing recently awarded Health Systems DNP Scholarships to Jessica Glaze, MSN, RN-BC, and Emily Murphy, BSN. Both were selected to receive $6,500 for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Dirks, Wilson, Nicholson Discuss Nursing Shortage in DI Article

UIHC, Nursing School Face Nurse Shortage

By Emi Bendler | The Daily Iowan | 3/31/2017

The nursing shortage has not only affected the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, the UI College of Nursing has also felt its effects in faculty.

Full Circle: Former UIHC Pediatric Patient, Current UI College of Nursing Student Determined to Pay it Forward

From surgery to student: former patient returns to UI, pursuing medical career

By Connor Morgan CBS2/FOX28 3/26/2017

The sheer number of patients admitted and treated at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics provides a basic overview of the facility's significance.

Hometown Hawkeye: Terri Ferrell

For Terri Ferrell, a Hawkeye family history in health sciences runs deep. Both she and her sister are graduates from the University of Iowa’s College of Nursing; her brother attended the Carver College of Medicine; and, her grandfather, father and uncle all graduated from UI’s College of Dentistry.

Mobile UI Dental Unit Serves Nursing Homes While Nurse Practitioner Provides Health Care Services

By Lynn Anderson Davy | Iowa Now | 3/24/2017

The UI College of Dentistry has long been considered a leader in geriatric dental care. Since the 1970s, the school has required all students to enroll in an introductory course in the subject, and roughly two-thirds take the geriatric/special needs elective that puts them in Hartshorn’s clinic three days per week for five consecutive weeks.

UI’s RN to BSN Program Ranked 4th Best in the Country

The 50 best RN to BSN online programs were recently announced and the University of Iowa’s program ranked No. 4 in the nation, according to TheBestSchools.org, a leading resource for campus and online education information.

Future Nurse Leader Tapped to Attend Patient Safety Academy

Current MSN:CNL student Amy Mundisev, RN, BSN, CEN, SANE-A, has been selected to participate in the Academy for Emerging Leaders in Patient Safety: The Telluride Experience—which will be held this July in Napa, Calif.

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