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Wilkinson Awarded Top Honors At American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Conference

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Third-year Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student Sara Wilkinson took home top honors at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) annual conference in Seattle. Wilkinson was the winner in three categories: the Student of Excellence Award, the Dean and Fred Hayden Memorial National Scholarship, and the AANA poster competition. The AANA has a membership… Read More


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UTHSC’s New Registered Nurse First Assistant Program Only One in Tennessee

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A new Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is the first in Tennessee, and one of only a few nationally. The new program will prepare nurses with the skills needed to provide evidence-based care to surgical patients before, during, and after… Read More


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Coleman Named Chair and Professor of Nursing’s Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention at UTHSC

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s (UTHSC) College of Nursing has announced the appointment of Christopher Lance Coleman, PhD, MS, MPH, FAAN, as the chair and professor of the Department of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. It was the College of Nursing’s rich history of implementing innovative and progressive educational initiatives that attracted Dr.… Read More


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BSN Graduates at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Licensure Exam For Third Year

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  For the third year in a row, 100 percent of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program graduates at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) on the first attempt. Last year, the national pass rate was 84.5 percent, while the pass rate in the… Read More


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Student Spotlight: Nursing Student Jane Tidwell Finds Perfect Harmony Between Academia and Family

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Before the age of eighteen, College of Nursing student Yevheniya “Jane” Tidwell had lived in three countries. Her father’s career as a doctor and scientist of Military, Disaster and Extreme Medicine took her family throughout Kazakhstan, Russia, and Ukraine. Although it was a challenge for her to continually adapt to new places and learn three… Read More


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College of Nursing Spotlight: Paving the Way for Nursing Education

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Tracing its history to 1887, making it the oldest college of nursing school in the state of Tennessee, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing has been paving the way for nursing education and it continues. Simulation training is on the top of its list. Across the country, nursing education has been… Read More


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College of Nursing Alumna Dr. Sarah Rhoads Receives Academy Edge Runner Designation from The American Academy of Nursing

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing alumna Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, WHNP-BC, (’06), has been named as an Academy Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing. The designation recognizes health care professionals who “think outside the box” to address health care challenges. It also showcases nurse-designed care models that impact cost,… Read More


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Scott Howard, MD, Named Professor and Associate Dean for Research in College of Nursing

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has named Scott Howard, MD, professor and associate dean for Research for the College of Nursing. In this role, he will work with faculty members in the college to improve and increase nursing research initiatives. He will report to Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, APRN-Bc, FAANP, dean, professor,… Read More