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UTHSC College of Nursing Working to Establish Rural Health Care Workforce

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing has received approximately $3 million in grant funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to improve health care with an emphasis on maternal and obstetrical services for underserved and rural populations in the Delta region. The Advanced Nursing Education Workforce for Healthy Delta… Read More


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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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College of Nursing to Host Annual Alumni Weekend May 3-4

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Nursing will host its annual Alumni Weekend May 3-4. The weekend begins with the Nursing Alumni Awards luncheon on May 3 at 11:30 a.m. at the Memphis Botanic Garden, Sara’s Place, 750 Cherry Road. The cost is $40 per person. Awards will be given to… Read More


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College of Nursing at UTHSC Signs Partnership Agreement with LeMoyne-Owen College and Rhodes College

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has embarked on a unique partnership that will help address the shortage of nursing graduates in the Mid-South. The UTHSC College of Nursing Partnership Enrollment Programs (PEPs) will allow enrolled students at LeMoyne-Owen College and Rhodes College who meet PEP requirements the opportunity… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Ranked No. 23 in the Country by U.S. News & World Report

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The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was recently ranked 23rd in the country for its Doctor of Nursing Practice program (DNP) in the 2019 Best Graduate Schools listing by U.S. News & World Report. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program received the recognition among 552 nursing schools with master’s… 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 Receives Grant for Two Scholars to Enroll in PhD Programs

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing was among 32 nursing schools in the country to be selected for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars Program. Dean Wendy Likes, PhD, DNSc, FAANP, and Carolyn Graff, PhD, RN, FAAIDD, professor and PhD program director in the College of Nursing, submitted… Read More


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Three New UTHSC Nursing Grads Commended for Fast Response to Medical Emergency in Chicago Airport

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Three recent graduates of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing faced an unexpected test shortly after graduation, and were commended for fast action in performing CPR and assisting with a defibrillator on a man who collapsed in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Amy Kaiser, Kelsey Matheney and Kortney Stinson completed their Doctor… Read More