Identifying and managing postpartum depression can be difficult — particularly in rural areas where women, and their doctors, are isolated. College of Nursing Associate Professor Gwen Latendresse has designed an intervention for pregnant and postpartum women based on early screening and group therapy. ... Read More
Clinical Services Through Faculty Practices
The BirthCare HealthCare Midwifery and Women’s Health Faculty Practice provides obstetric, gynecologic, primary care and mental health services for women across the lifespan. Our faculty practice group helps meet the needs of women throughout Utah while providing clinical practice opportunities for faculty and students.
Prospective DNP students, visit http://nursing.utah.edu/programs/dnp/nurse-midwives/ for more information on becoming a CNM (certified nurse midwife) or WHNP (women's health nurse practitioner).
Welcome to Caring Connections. We are the bereavement care program sponsored by the University of Utah College of Nursing. Our service mission includes care of grieving persons, education of health care students in the care of the bereaved and research in loss and grief.
The University Of Utah College Of Nursing in partnership with the Utah Department of Health Division Juvenile Justice strives to provide optimal care for the physical and mental well being of incarcerated youth while educating future health care providers. To provide optimal care, we employ evidence-based practice in a holistic manner. We educate students through example, hands on experience and inquiry as well as engage in quality assessment. We engage in quality assessment to improve the health of our youth and to advance knowledge. We work to accomplish these goals through the core values of the College of Nursing utilizing respect, advocacy and benevolence while employing resources in a safe and cost effective manner.
The clinical behavioral health services offered by the College of Nursing provide counseling for individuals, families and groups. The psychotherapy is evidence-based and is conducted in a sensitive and confidential manner.
Three years ago, the Utah Legislature changed state law to remove the prescribing barriers for new psychiatric/mental health nurse practitioners. Now, the College of Nursing is trying to meet the pent-up demand.... Read More
The May 2017 Seeds of Remembrance event, "Seeds of Remembrance: Honoring Those Who Have Gone Before," will feature Deseret News columnist Sherry Young.... Read More
Dr. Leissa Roberts has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). Dr. Roberts was selected for this distinctive honor due to her outstanding professional achievement and her contribution to the midwifery community throughout her career.... Read More
Do I Need a Midwife? Interview with Debra Penney, certified nurse midwife.... Read More
Through her scholarly project for her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Danielle Howa-Pendergrass, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC helps to change Utah Medicaid system and policy.... Read More
Award-winning journalist Peggy Fletcher Stack offered grievers tips for managing the holiday season at the Caring Connections - Grief and the Holidays event held Monday, November 18 at the College of Nursing.... Read More
The Coping Algorithm is just one of the many contributions to the field of maternal child health that have earned Dr. Roberts the 2013 Individual Contribution to Maternal Child Health Award from the National Perinatal Association.... Read More