A joint effort between The Lowry Foundation, the College of Nursing Student Council and the CU Student Nurses Association resulted in a new record of care packages sent overseas - 165 boxes packed and shipped. Through donations from faculty, staff, students and others enough money was raised to pay for the shipping, which cost over $2,000.
Marie Hastings-Tolsma, PhD, CNM, is far from Iowa, where she grew up on a farm. She is far from Colorado, where she conducts research and teaches nurse midwifery. She is in a traditional healer’s shop in Johannesburg, South Africa, where, on a Fulbright Scholarship, she is studying the use of indigenous herbs during pregnancy and birth.
The University of Colorado College of Nursing’s online program in graduate nursing was named an honor roll program in the first-ever edition of Top Online Education Program rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
The University of Colorado College of Nursing has been awarded a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support the college’s faculty practice at Sheridan Health Services (SHS), Inc.
Marie Hastings-Tolsma, PhD, CNM, FACNM, RN, associate professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture and conduct research at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa during the 2012-2013 academic year.
The University of Colorado College of Nursing welcomes a new dean this summer. Provost Rod Nairn is pleased to announce that Sarah Thompson, PhD, RN, FAAN will replace retiring Dean Pat Moritz, RN, PhD, FAAN.
Janet Ellingson and Donna Kenney, College of Nursing Training Certificate Program graduates, and Amy Nelms, a soon-to-be graduate, participated June 19 in a White House Town Hall event regarding health information technology -- building the electronic networks to support efficient and effective health care.
Sheridan Health Services offers a holistic, integrated model of health care (or in the vernacular of the field, a Patient Centered Medical Home) most American health care consumers would have to piece together independently or with the help of their family doctor.
Beginning in June 2012, undergraduate education at the College of Nursing will have a new edge—a curricular framework built on knowledge, skills and attitudes (KSAs) associated with six essential competencies for health care professionals: patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, quality, safety, evidence-based practice and nursing informatics.
In 2008, US News and World Report listed health care informatics as an ahead-of-the-curve career. As the medical field continues its transition to electronic records, every health care professional is impacted. Nursing, with its close interaction with patients, relies heavily on the technological advances of the informatics resources.