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College of Nursing Sees 10-Point Improvement on Working at Iowa Results

By Cristóbal McKinney | Iowa Now | 3/14/2017 

The college’s action plan focused on improving understanding, communication

Many colleges and departments at the University of Iowa are making a concerted effort to improve their work environments based on results from the Working at Iowa survey, a biennial questionnaire to all staff and faculty.

DNP Project Published in NP Journal

UI College of Nursing DNP graduate Kathleen Fear, CRNA, was recently published in JNP – The Journal for Nurse Practitioners for her project titled “Fluoroscopy Education Requirements Present Practice Barrier: A Collaborative Solution.”

Fears’s project involves developing a method to meet the Iowa Board of Nursing’s educational requirements for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNPs) supervising fluoroscopy.

Hometown Hawkeye: Michaela Beaver

When Michaela Beaver graduated from the University of Iowa with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree in 2014, she thought she was headed for a career in an emergency department; however, after about two years in a Sheldon, Iowa, ER, she noticed an alarming trend: access to mental health care was substantially lacking in Northwest Iowa.

Bring Your Transcript Day

For those interested in a nursing career and learning about the University of Iowa's RN to BSN program, Senior Housing Companies and the UI College of Nursing present Bring Your Transcript Day!

Meet with the college's RN-BSN Program Coordinator to have your transcripts evaluated and receive information about the program.