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Study Measures Impact of Expanded Autonomy for Advanced Practice Nurses During Pandemic

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Nurse leaders from three prominent nursing schools in Tennessee are conducting a national study to measure the impact of a decision by state leaders to waive physician oversight of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-BC, FANNP, dean and professor of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center… Read More


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Symposium Shows Importance of Nursing Response in COVID-19 Pandemic

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Nurse leadership is vital to a robust response to a major health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, according to faculty, students and an alumna from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing who presented during a virtual symposium June 25 titled “Leading Amidst Crisis: Nursing through a Pandemic.” Alisa Haushalter, DNP, RN,… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Virtual Symposium To Offer Stories of Service on the Front Lines of COVID-19

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing will host a free, live, virtual symposium, “Leading Amidst Crisis: Nursing through a Pandemic,” on June 25, from noon to 2:30 p.m. During this virtual event via Zoom, faculty and students from the College of Nursing will share stories of hope and perseverance from their… Read More


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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Graduates 793 New Health Professionals Virtually

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will graduate 793 new health care professionals during virtual commencement celebrations between May and August. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, no in-person ceremonies are being held, however, each college is acknowledging its graduates virtually in its own manner. In addition, UTHSC is recognizing each graduating class on social… Read More


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Christie Cavallo Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

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When Christie Cavallo, MSN, RN, was growing up in Mississippi, her life revolved around caring for her mother, who had systemic lupus, and her youngest brother, who had a congenital defect. “We practically lived in hospitals and clinics,” she said. “I felt helpless as a child and in taking care of my mom and helping… Read More


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UTHSC Students Screen Public at Call Center for COVID-19 Testing

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A team of UTHSC medical and nursing students have been working diligently behind the scenes in the fight against COVID-19. Made up mostly of third-year medical students and nursing students, the COVID-19 Call Center, works in tandem with the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at the Mid-South Fairgrounds to triage the public for testing. Since opening… Read More


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Appling Recalls Nursing Career as Lifetime of Opportunity

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Nancy Appling, MSN, CNOR, CRNFA, ACNP-BC, was sure she wanted to study literature or journalism until she attended her cousin’s graduation from nursing school. “The ceremony moved me. It spoke to me, and I realized that I wanted to do something noble with my life, something that was more than just about me,” she said.… Read More


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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