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UTHSC College of Nursing Faculty Member Key in Getting Nursing Legislation Passed

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed legislation Tuesday aligning the state’s requirements with national standards for recognizing the role of nurses who practice as first assistants in the operating room. It was a special moment for UTHSC College of Nursing faculty member Nancy Appling, MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, CNOR, CRNFA, who led the push for the legislation.… 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