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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

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.

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