Professor Amany Farag, PhD, RN, recently learned that her proposed research project, which is titled “Keeping Patients Safe: Examining Predictors of Nurses’ Fatigue and the Moderating Effect of Inter-Shift Recovery on Patient Safety Outcomes,” has been selected for funding by a regulatory excellence grant from the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.
Iowa Now: Distraction in action
UI researchers develop app to distract children during painful medical procedures
By Sara Diedrich | Iowa Now | 8/9/2016
Sometimes painful medical procedures are necessary for children, but that doesn't make them any less traumatizing for the patients or their parents.
Rachel Hendron, a student in the University of Iowa College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, was recently named to the American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s (APNA) 2016 class of student scholars.
Deb Patterson Burdsall, PhD, RN-BC, CIC, FAPIC, was recently bestowed with the 2016 Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize for her dissertation titled “Exploring Inappropriate Glove Use in Long-Term Care.”
The University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA) recently announced the 2016 recipients of its Distinguished Alumni Awards—the Association’s highest honor. One graduate from the College of Nursing—Mary Anderson—was among this select few.
The Chief Diversity Office in partnership with WRAC, the Office of the Vice President for Student Life, the College of Education, and the UI Trans Alliance recently announced the following resources:
Professor Cormac O’Sullivan, PhD, CRNA, ARNP, has been appointed to the board of directors for the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).
Dr. O’Sullivan’s appointment to the NBCRNA—which oversees board exams and recertification of more than 50,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)—will begin in September 2016.
Matthew Robertson, a current participant of UI’s College of Nursing Online Nurse Residency Program at UnityPoint St. Luke's Sioux City, recently won the 2016 Innovations in Patient Care Award for his poster presentation, which was titled “Reducing Anxiety and Distress with Pediatric Blood Samples.”
UI College of Nursing is Iowa's leader in making advanced degrees more accessible to registered nurses through online program
By Sara Diedrich | Iowa Now | 5/31/2016
Amy Haskins always wanted to complete a bachelor’s degree in nursing, but life always seemed to get in the way of her dream.
Second-oldest University of Iowa residence hall coming down
By Sara Epstein Moninger | Iowa Now | 5/17/2016