Tag: College of Nursing


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Nursing Professor Edits First Test-Prep Text for Neonatal Nurse Practitioners

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The first test preparation text ever published for the national certification exam for neonatal nurse practitioners has entered the textbook market, thanks to the efforts of a nursing professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Assistant Professor Amy Koehn, PhD, MSN, NNP-BC, who coordinates the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP) program for the UTHSC… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing to Lead Year of the Nurse Campaign Locally

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As the first College of Nursing established in Tennessee, the UTHSC College of Nursing is leading the way in recognizing the impact of the nursing profession in the Mid-South during 2020, which has been designated as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife by the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO estimates that the world… Read More


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Ansley Stanfill Shaping Research in the College of Nursing

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Ansley Stanfill first set foot on the UTHSC campus 10 years ago when she pursued and completed her PhD in nursing science through the College of Graduate Health Sciences. After finishing her postgraduate training in genomics, she joined the faculty of the College of Nursing in 2016 as an assistant professor, with a joint appointment… Read More


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Donna Hathaway Has Shaped the College of Nursing and the Profession

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Donna Hathaway has some simple advice for nursing students and professionals: You are judged by the company you keep. She certainly knows what she’s talking about. Dean of the College of Nursing from 2000 to 2011, she holds BSN, MS, and PhD degrees. A nurse, educator, scientist, and University Distinguished Professor, she has had an… Read More


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Dedmon Recruited to UTHSC College of Nursing to Establish Faculty Practice Program

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Diana Dedmon, DNP, FNP-BC, goes where she is needed. As a nurse practitioner, she has seen patients in settings ranging from health clinics to their own homes. Now she is bringing her commitment to health care access to her new role as assistant professor, director of Clinical Affairs, and Michael Carter Endowed Professor for the… Read More


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Nursing Research: Sepsis Survivors Express Need for Follow-Up Support

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Research led by a faculty member from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing shows that survivors of sepsis feel a need for advocacy and support after discharge from the hospital. And these results have inspired further research into this vulnerable population. “Care during this period is fragmented, without systematic support for… Read More


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UTHSC’s College of Nursing DNP Program Produces Largest Number of Nurse Practitioners in Tennessee

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Kristin Fitchpatric remembers exactly when she decided to become a nurse. She was 21, and her mother was in the intensive care unit of a local hospital. The prognosis wasn’t good. “The interactions with the nurses in the hospital went far beyond patient care. They prayed with me, hugged me and loved on me,” she… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Faculty Member Wins Statewide Award

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The Tennessee Nurses Association (TNA) will honor a faculty member from the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center with the 2019 Louise Browning Political Nurse Award this week. Nancy Appling, MSN, CNOR, CRNFA, ACNP-BC, who is the lead faculty for the Registered Nurse First Assistant Program (RNFA) in the College… Read More