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UTHSC College of Nursing Opens Dual Pediatric DNP Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is opening a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree with a dual pediatric concentration to ensure continuity of care for children. The college has opened applications for a dual concentration in Pediatric Acute Care and Pediatric Primary Care in its DNP program, a terminal degree… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing to Host 2020 NightinGala Celebration of Nursing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing will hold its annual celebration of the nursing profession, the NightinGala, on October 22. The event, which will be held virtually this year, will be streamed at btsvirtualevents.com/uthscnightingala. “This is an especially important year for nursing,” said Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-BC, dean of the… Read More


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Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy Collaborate to offer Clinical COVID-19 Symposium

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More than 500 people registered for the UTHSC Coronavirus Online Symposium: Clinical Care, presented via Zoom Sept. 15 by the Colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The program sought to lay out best practices and the most up-to-date research for practitioners caring for patients who have COVID-19. “We… Read More


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UTHSC To Host Third Coronavirus Online Symposium

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host its third Online Coronavirus Symposium September 15 from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. CDT. The “Coronavirus Symposium – Clinical Care” is free and open to health care practitioners and the public via Zoom. The event is sponsored by the UTHSC Colleges of Nursing and Pharmacy. It… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Establishes Committee for Equity and Inclusion

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The UTHSC College of Nursing has established a Committee for Equity and Inclusion to reinforce the college’s ongoing efforts to maintain an equitable and inclusive culture. Initiated by Dean Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc, FAANP, the committee will include members from the college’s faculty, staff, and students. Committee co-chairs are Professor Kate Fouquier, CNM, PhD,… Read More


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American Academy of Nursing 2020 Class of New Fellows Includes UTHSC Associate Dean of Research

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Ansley Grimes Stanfill, PhD, RN, associate dean of research for the UTHSC College of Nursing, has been selected for the American Academy of Nursing’s 2020 Class of Fellows. Dr. Stanfill is also an alumna of UTHSC, earning her PhD in Nursing Science in 2014. The newest Fellows represent 39 states, the District of Columbia, the… Read More


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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