College of Nursing News


  • Research explores circumstances that affect HIV medication adherence

    Aug 18, 2017 by College of Nursing Marketing
    Medical and pharmaceutical advances have made it possible for people living with HIV (PLWH) to manage the disease and reduce the risk of infecting others, but many patients don’t adhere to their prescribed medication regimen.
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  • Jankowski awarded NIH R01 funding for bone density study

    Jul 5, 2017 by College of Nursing Marketing
    A new R01 project, “DHEA Augmentation of Musculoskeletal Adaptations to Exercise in Older Women,” led by CU College of Nursing Associate Professor Cathy Jankowski, PhD, FACSM, will attempt to show whether dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) will provide estrogenic and androgenic hormonal responses that will enhance the benefits of exercise on bone and muscle in postmenopausal women.
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  • Faculty Research Cited to Support CA State Bill

    May 16, 2017 by Katherine Sylvestre
    The California Dialysis Patient Safety Act (SB 349) aims to require a ratio of one registered nurse for every eight patients, reducing RN workload in hemodialysis treatment facilities by approximately four patients per nurse.
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  • PhD Candidate Receives $6K NEF Scholarship

    May 16, 2017 by Katherine Sylvestre
    CU College of Nursing PhD candidate Andrea LeClaire, PhD(c), MSHA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been awarded the Eleanor C. Lambertsen Scholarship from Nurses Educational Funds, Inc.
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  • Honors student research a success at WIN conference

    May 4, 2017 by Asia Groves
    Undergraduate Honors student Alex David was among the hundreds of students and professionals to present research at the Western Institute of Nursing’s (WIN) 50th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference in April.
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  • Amanda Nenabar

    Alumna recognized as CNS of the Year

    Apr 20, 2017 by Asia Groves
    ​Dr. Amanda Nenaber, DNP, APRN, CCNS, ACNS-BC, was named the 2017 CNS of the Year by the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS). Nenaber, who earned both her MS and DNP degrees from the CU College of Nursing, is the Transitions of Care Program Director at University of Colorado Hospital (UCH).
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  • Ann Wislowski holds her three scholarship certificates

    PhD student earns three university scholarships

    Apr 19, 2017 by Asia Groves
    PhD student Ann Wislowski was recently awarded three university scholarships to fund her doctoral education, more than any other student in her cohort.
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  • Students share experiences of first study abroad trip to Ecuador

    Apr 19, 2017 by Katherine Sylvestre
    ​Jennifer Dailey-Vail, DNP, RN, WHNP-BC, led eight students on a study abroad trip to Quito, Ecuador last winter. “This is the first time these students, through the College of Nursing, have been able to earn degree program credit outside of the United States in the advanced practice curriculum.”
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  • Aimee Techau

    PHMNP Student Selected as Grantee for AACN/NIDA ​​​​​​​Substance Abuse Disorder Grant

    Mar 21, 2017 by Katherine Sylvestre
    Aimee Techau, a master’s degree student in the CU College of Nursing Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program, has received a $10,000 substance abuse disorder grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the National Institute of Drug Abuse.
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  • Kristiana Avery

    PhD Student Receives Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grant​​

    Mar 20, 2017 by Katherine Sylvestre
    Endowed Pre-Doctoral Fellow in Psychiatric Nursing and PhD student Kristiana Avery, MS, APRN, PMHNP-BC, competed against doctoral students from across the Western region to be awarded $10,000 for the Sigma Theta Tau International/Western Institute of Nursing Research Grant​​. Her winning project will explore the diagnostic abilities of genetic allele variants in CACNA1C, the gene that encodes for calcium channels.​
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  • FNP students serve Aurora community at DAWN Clinic

    Mar 20, 2017 by Asia Groves
    Over the past six months, Krista Estes, DNP, FNP-C, Assistant Professor and Specialty Director of the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program at the CU College of Nursing, has partnered with the CU School of Medicine to provide nurse practitioner students with clinical experience at the DAWN Clinic.
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  • NP pursues DNP to improve outcomes in pediatric ER

    Mar 13, 2017 by Trisha Buck
    ​Nurses pursuing the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) will shape the future of clinical nursing and evidence-based practice.
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  • Center for Midwifery to open clinic

    Jan 20, 2017 by College of Nursing Marketing
    The Center for Midwifery (CFM) is in the process of expanding into Northern Colorado, opening a new location in Longmont in August 2017. Jessica Anderson, MSN, CNM, WHNP-BC, Senior Instructor, Center for Midwifery Director, says this is part of a longstanding goal to replicate the CFM and Anschutz Medical Campus model of "evidence-based care, alternative labor/birth options, family centered care, strong community partnerships, and solid collaboration with nursing and other provider groups" in other locations.​
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