Innovative Opportunities for Nursing Students
The programs and centers available through the College of Nursing are diverse, giving students a choice of exceptional experiences in the health care field. These include an interactive simulation center, active research studies, gerontology-specific learning and training from birth care specialists and grief counselors among others. Each program and center works towards innovative solutions and practices in a rapidly changing industry with a shortage of skilled nurses and nursing leaders.
The Center of Excellence in Women’s Health is a multidisciplinary group focused on enhancing the wholeness of health and wellness for women.
The Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program administers educational offerings leading to the undergraduate and graduate certificates in gerontology and a Master's degree in gerontology.
The University of Utah Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence prepares leaders in the field of geriatric nursing with education programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The College of Nursing is the home of one of the nation’s premier facilities for simulation based learning in health care.
The College of Nursing MUSE Project creates opportunities for students to have signature learning experiences in the areas of community engaged learning, global health, research, teaching, and health policy.
The Student and Community Engagement (SACE) Program at University of Utah College of Nursing fosters the development of life-long learning and community engagement. In addition, SACE programs encourage students to fully embrace their future roles as health professionals empowered to improve the health of individuals and communities through scholarship, inquiry, community engagement.
The Veteran Affairs (VA) Nursing Academic Partnerships is a nation-wide program that partners the VA's world-class health care system with the country's finest nursing schools to provide compassionate, highly educated nurses to look after the health care needs of the nation's veterans. The University of Utah College of Nursing was designated as one of the first VA Nursing Academic Partnerships (VANAP) in the country. VANAP allows all undergraduate nursing students to participate in clinical rotations at the VA Medical Center.