RECOGNITION, EDUCATION
Dec 05, 2014

College of Nursing Assistant Professor Develops Strategy to Better Prepare, Debrief Students

According to the AACN, faculty shortages at nursing schools across the country are limiting student capacity at a time when the need for nurses continues to grow. In order to achieve program success, effective interactive teaching strategies to efficiently move students from knowledge based learners to high level thinkers is vital. Thankfully, there are nurse educators who are making an impact on student and program outcomes; finding innovative solutions to the issue of faculty shortages within an institution.... Read More

Nursing on the Battlefield
EDUCATION
Nov 10, 2014

Nursing on the Battlefield

Listen to two riveting interviews by the Scope, University of Utah Health Sciences Radio about nurses in the battlefield. On October 30, 2014, we welcomed Diane Carlson Evans, a former Army combat nurse and Vietnam veteran, for an event, "The Quiet Heroines: Nurses in Wartime." Diane shared her experience as a nurse in Vietnam and her efforts in establishing the Vietnam Women's Memorial. The Scope Radio conducted two interviews with her following this event.... Read More

RESEARCH
Oct 22, 2014

Symptom Monitoring and Coaching System Helps Patients and Caregivers During Hospice Treatment

In a study conducted by Bob Wong, Kathi Mooney, and Pat Berry an automated, telephone-based symptom monitoring system used computer-based technology to have conversations with family caregivers about the patient's symptoms as well as the caregivers' own well-being. It is the first to monitor family caregiver well-being or coach families on how to improve care to a family member.... Read More

EDUCATION
Jul 02, 2014

Jane Dyer Leads Study to Increase Healthy Babies for Refugees

Assistant professor Jane Dyer, a specialist in nurse-midwifery and health disparities of immigrant and refugee women, and newly-selected Belle S. Spafford Endowed Chair, is lead researcher in a three-year pilot study to increase healthy pregnancies and care among African refugees.... Read More

Alumni Empower Students to Develop Nursing Voice
EDUCATION
Jun 03, 2014

Alumni Empower Students to Develop Nursing Voice

Washington, DC alums Ansilene Ozberkmen and Eileen Engh provide day-long intensive program for nursing students prior to their Hinckley Institute Capital Encounter program. The DC Experience teaches nursing students how their voice matters and how they can affect change.... Read More

New Ways for Adolescents with Cancer to Explore Symptoms
EDUCATION
Jun 02, 2014

New Ways for Adolescents with Cancer to Explore Symptoms

Assistant Professor Lauri Linder, PhD, APRN, COPN, clinical nurse specialist for Cancer Transplant Center at Primary Children's Hospital, and lead investigator helps empower symptom management for kids with cancer through the use of technology.... Read More

Utah's First Care Management Program is Data-Driven, Care-Centric
EDUCATION
Apr 24, 2014

Utah's First Care Management Program

The College of Nursing's Care Management Program is designed to prepare individuals to understand care management from many perspectives - individual, family, community, and society.... Read More

2014 Dare to Care Award
RECOGNITION
Feb 01, 2014

2014 Dare to Care Award

2014 Dare to Care Award recipient: Dianne Fuller, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, who established the Salt Lake Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SL SANE), a non-profit organization of nurses providing care and forensic evidence to victims of sexual violence. ... Read More

RECOGNITION
Jan 01, 2014

Faculty News

Recognizing current publications, presentations, grants, awards and recognitions for the faculty of the College of Nursing.... Read More