On Friday afternoon, July 27, nearly 300 administrators, community leaders, faculty, staff and students streamed onto the rooftop garden of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center to celebrate the career and leadership of Patricia Moritz, PhD, RN, FAAN, as dean of the College of Nursing.
Officials at Community College of Denver (CCD) and the University of Colorado College of Nursing at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus announce a collaborative program for students, the Integrated Pathway to Baccalaureate Nursing Education Program (Integrated Nursing Pathway or INP).
The new classes of students enrolled in the College of Nursing undergraduate programs, as well as the cohorts in the School of Medicine (SOM) Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs started classes Monday on the Anschutz Medical Campus.
The College of Nursing bade farewell while celebrating two outstanding women whose careers focused on caring for children: Roxie Foster, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Lynn Gilbert, PhD, RN, PNP-C, FAAN. Together these nurse researchers' careers at the college spanned 40 years.
On the fifth floor of Education 2 North, past College of Nursing offices and all the way down the hall to a bright and open seating area, is a small group of offices that is home to a one-of-a-kind resource in the country: The National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education (NRC).
University of Colorado Hospital Center for Midwifery has been offering water births for the past 15 to 20 years, but when the Center for Midwifery opened in 2004 as a boutique midwifery practice promoting water births, more women began to see the appeal of easing their labor and delivery in the warm, calming waters of a pool.
“My goal is to implement an inpatient hospitalist clinical rotation for nurse practitioner students at Children’s Hospital Colorado’s main campus as well as several network of care satellite locations.”
The University of Colorado became proactive in responding to the nursing shortage and the closure of the geriatric nurse practitioner master’s degree option by revising the adult (ANP), family (FNP) and women’s health nurse practitioner (WHNP) specialty options to include more geriatric content.
The IHQSE is a partnership between the College of Nursing, School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado. The institute’s mission is to improve clinical outcomes and the patient experience across the campus’ multi-site care delivery system.