Newly inducted CU Nursing student Iris Heidenfelder follows her grandmother's example and enrolls at CU. At 5, Heidenfelder had such a passion for healthcare she got her first set of scrubs and practiced on stuffed animals.
Since taking over the task 24 years ago, CU Nursing Professor Marilyn Krajicek, PhD, and team have gained a reputation for their work as the “gold standard” of standards aimed at protecting the nation’s children.
Groundbreaking. A “must-read.” Written to change the way the DNP thinks. Those are descriptions of a new book created by CU Nursing faculty. Students, clinicians and instructors: Look for “Leadership and Systems Improvement for the DNP,” which releases on Aug. 1.
July 3 marks four years since a Flight for Life helicopter fell to the ground during a failed takeoff and burst into flames in Frisco, killing the pilot. One of the severely burned flight nurses recently guest lectured during a CU Nursing class because of a special connection with our campus.
For the past two years, CU College of Nursing faculty and staff members have been working with students, alumni and other health care experts, creating a curriculum that prepares its Family Nurse Practitioner graduates for today’s complex medical needs.