Olivia, a CU Nursing student, battled cancer at age 16 - which inspired her to become a nurse. During class at the CU College of Nursing, her professor recognized her, the instructor had been her nurse in the Children's Oncology unit.
Nicholas Antonio is a Columbine survivor and patient of the University of Colorado College of Nursing Sheridan Health Services Clinic where he is in recovery almost one year using medication and mental health assisted treatments.
Sheridan Health Services is one of four clinics owned and operated by CU Nursing. Beginning in 1995, Sheridan Health Services has provided primary health care to a wide population residing in southwest Denver for over 20 years.
Congratulations to Catherine Brannan, a student in the CU College of Nursing, for being named one of the 2018 Honorable Mention winners in the Arnold P. Gold Foundation’s 2018 Hope Babette Tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest.
In 2016, CU Nursing launched the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) Nurse Residency Program to train newly graduated nurses working in the NFP, a maternal-child public health nurse home visiting organization.
Working remotely in rural settings, health care providers must rely on their knowledge and skills when working with patients, especially in trauma situations. However, making medical decisions during stressful situations has created new training in psychological first aid.
Lori Trego, PhD, CNM, FAAN, has been selected as the 2018–2019 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). During her time as a NAM Distinguished Nurse Scholar, Dr. Trego plans to expand her leadership experience in enhancing the wellness of women who serve, and have served, in the nation’s military.
Sheridan Health Services was named a 'health care innovator' by Gov. Hickenlooper, and was recently accepted into the Colorado State Innovation Model (SIM), a federally funded governor's office initiative that helps primary care providers focus on treating the whole-patient. The clinic, owned and operated by CU Nursing, has proven a commitment to improving patient health by offering integrated care, focusing on both physical and behavioral health. As a participant of SIM, Sheridan Health Services will help deliver care through July 2019 to thousands of patients during annual patient visits.
This research study explores the quality of father-daughter relationships among Mexican-origin immigrant families and examines how relationships between fathers and daughters influence early sexual initiation.
Students of the College of Nursing are given the opportunity to travel to Malawi as part of their masters and doctorate programs, learning how to connect with individual community members to understand the extent of health disparities within the community.
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is the largest nonprofit drug and alcohol treatment organization in the United States providing treatment, education, and advocacy for individuals, families, and communities affected by addiction.
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.
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.