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Iowa Named as Action Coalition to Ensure High-Quality, Patient-Centered Health Care

Iowa has been selected as an Action Coalition by the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, coordinated through the Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA), an initiative of AARP, the AARP Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), to ensure that all Americans have access to high-quality, patient-centered health care, with nurses contributing to the full extent of their capabilities.

Anesthesia Students Published in AANA Journal

Eric Barrett and Jason Trotter, both February 2011 graduates of UI’s Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA) program, were recently published by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA).  

Barrett’s article, titled “Management of a Traumatic Tracheal Tear: A Case Report,” appeared in the December 2011 edition of AANA Journal.

The following is an excerpt from Barrett’s article:

CON Professor Named AANP Fellow

Sherry McKay, MSN, ARNP, GNP-BC, assistant professor at the UI College of Nursing was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

McKay, who mentors undergraduate nursing students and nurse practitioner (NPs) to help them develop into the nursing leaders of tomorrow, was inducted at the Academy’s 26th National Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.