The College of Nursing is an integral part of University of Utah Health and the University of Utah. We are committed to working together to serve the people of Utah and beyond by continually improving the quality of life for individuals and communities. We strive for excellence in education, research, and clinical care, and each mission is vital to our overall success. Diversity and inclusiveness, independent inquiry, and collegiality form the fabric of everyday life for faculty and students.

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It's All About Relationships
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Nov 09, 2018

It's All About Relationships

In many ways, nursing is all about the relationships—making connections with patients and their families; healthcare team members; and even between all the data collected in an electronic health record (EHR). At the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Susan Matney and Young Alumni Award Recipient Danielle Pendergrass noted the importance of these links in their careers, and ultimately, in providing the best care to patients. ... Read More

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Nov 08, 2018

Caring Connections Presents: "Grief and the Holidays...Bearing One Another's Burdens"

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You might say 9/11 forged Carrie Pike’s determination to provide soft and cuddly keepsakes for those who are grieving. Pike had been sewing commemorative teddy bears — “Carrie Bears,” pieced together out of the scraps of clothing and buttons and zippers left behind after people die — for a few years before the World Trade Center towers fell. But the sheer magnitude of the loss struck Pike to her core. So she decided to craft a bear for each of the first responders lost that day — 412 in all. In three months. ... Read More

Two Faculty Inducted AAN Fellows
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Nov 06, 2018

Two Faculty Inducted AAN Fellows

Professor Mardie Clayton, PhD, RN, and Associate Professor Susanna Cohen, DNP, CNM, were recognized along with 193 other nurses across the country at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 3. ... Read More

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2018 Young Alumni Award Winner Driven to Provide Care for Rural Women
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Oct 24, 2018

2018 Young Alumni Award Winner Driven to Provide Care for Rural Women

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In 2012, College of Nursing Young Alumni Award Winner Danielle Pendergrass returned to her hometown--Price, Utah--to open a clinic for women. Eastern Utah Women’s Health currently provides services to 6,000 women in the health provider designated shortage area of rural Carbon, Emery and Grand counties. Through Title X grants, other government subsidies and a sliding fee scale, Pendergrass offers care for those with health insurance and without. ... Read More

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