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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 College of Nursing’s 2019 NightinGala Honors Mid-South Nurses

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Nearly 250 nurses and supporters from across Memphis, Shelby County, and beyond attended the third-annual NightinGala Saturday hosted by the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The gala, held in conjunction with National Nurses Week (May 6-12), saluted the accomplishments of nurses and the impact the profession has on the… Read More


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UTHSC Adopts Tuition Reductions for Out-of-State Students for Certain Programs

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has adopted tuition reductions for out-of-state students in some of its programs for the coming academic year. Out-of-state students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will see reduced tuition rates for the coming academic year in the Colleges of Pharmacy and Graduate Health Sciences, as well… Read More


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UTHSC’s College of Nursing Retains Spot in Top 25 DNP Programs in U.S.

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science held its position in the Top 25 “Best Nursing Schools with Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs” in the country, according to the new 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The UTHSC College of Nursing tied at No. 24 with… Read More


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2019 NightinGala Salutes Nursing in Mid-South; New Awards Honor Nurse Heroes

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center hosts its third-annual NightinGala May 4 to salute the accomplishments of nurses and the impact the profession has on the community. The 2019 gala features a keynote address by Ann Cashion, PhD, RN, FAAN, acting director and scientific director of the National Institute… Read More


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Student Member of UT Board of Trustees No Stranger to New Challenges

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New adventures are old hat for the recently appointed student representative to the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees. Kenneth Ian Packer, 29, is a Doctor of Nursing Practice student in the Certified Nurse Anesthetist program in the College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He has already done a four-year… Read More


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BSN Student Honored by Veteran Group for Academic Achievement, Determination

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Many people at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will recognize Megan Janssen from her time in Information Technology Services, where she worked with the educational technology team and as a project coordinator with the Project Management Office. They might not know that she is a student in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing… Read More


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Deputy Surgeon General Guest Speaker at NightinGala Hosted by UTHSC College of Nursing

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, PhD, RN, FAAN, U.S. Deputy Surgeon General, as the featured speaker at the second-annual NightinGala on Friday, May 4. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in The Great Hall and Conference Center in Germantown, and… Read More