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Job Rotation Program participant receives Administrative Improvement Award
The university's professional leadership development pipeline, the Job Rotation Program, positioned one program member to win a team Administrative Improvement Award for contributions to process improvements in the School of Nursing.
Health care on the home front: UW grads remain in the state to keep Wisconsin well
Doctors, nurses and pharmacists educated and trained in the UW’s health sciences programs are working in every one of the state’s 72 counties.
Badgers are in demand after graduation. How UW is making it happen.
To help prepare them, students receive hands-on training in real-world skills, experience in professional settings and face-to-face meetings with employers.
Scott elected to lead American Academy of Nursing
Linda Scott, dean of the UW–Madison School of Nursing, was chosen by more than 2,700 academy fellows. Scott’s research focuses on the impact of fatigue and sleep deprivation on both nurses and their patients.
More than 1,000 students receive tuition credit for providing vaccinations
The nursing and pharmacy students from across the UW System earned a $500 credit while also receiving valuable work experience.
UW-Madison nursing students volunteer to give out vaccine
"Being able to contribute to warding off this disease is so empowering and rewarding, and it just makes me feel like all this suffering all of us have been experiencing is moving toward a resolution," said nursing student Kayla Van Boxtel.
At University Hospital, damage and shock in aftermath of 1970 Sterling Hall bombing
The blast shattered most of the hospital's east-facing windows, including those in the intensive care unit. “Our assignment was to pick glass off of patients,” remembers a nursing student.
New nursing immersion program offers students meaningful, hands-on experience at respite camp
Nursing students in a new summer respite camp immersion course provided services for people with a broad spectrum of disabilities and practiced new nursing skills.
New director of UW CIPE focuses on health-care collaboration
He says CIPE’s focus on team-based learning and practice will provide UW–Madison health sciences students purposefully-designed interprofessional learning and socialization, both of which will better prepare them for team-based practice.
Rural placements for nursing students help address rural health-care shortage
A partnership between the Monroe Clinic-SSM Health and the UW–Madison School of Nursing exposes nursing students to a rural practice, and many return to it.
Professor Gina Bryan named to American Academy of Nursing’s 2019 class of fellows
Throughout her career Bryan has worked to expand access to mental health care, particularly by arguing for the removal of legal barriers that limit advanced nurses from practicing to the full extent of their education and licensure.
UW Changes Lives: Got a bachelor’s? UW–Madison nursing degree could be just 12 months away
The first class of students in the new accelerated bachelor’s of science in nursing at the School of Nursing will graduate on May 11, after a year of intensive training.
Stressed parents rely on junk food for kids
“The higher their psychological distress, the less healthy food is available in the home and the more unhealthy the feeding practices are for their children,” says Myoungock Jang,
Nursing student upholds family tradition as fourth-generation Badger nurse
Following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother, grandmother and aunt, Emily Hanna is the fourth in her family to take part in UW–Madison’s nursing program. The program has seen some serious changes in that time.
UW Changes Lives: Resources to help older residents of rural Wisconsin
Rural leaders are asking how they can help older residents to thrive in their communities. Now three coalitions are working with the Center for Aging Research and Education at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing to support rural aging-in-place.
Commencement spotlight: ‘Exceptional’ grad to enter Air Force Nurse Corps as one of its youngest members
On May 11, Delora Prange will graduate from UW–Madison with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. A few weeks later, at age 21, she is expected to become one of the youngest members of the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps.
Finding their way at UW–Madison
Many students arrive at UW–Madison unsure of what they will study or what career they'll choose. They they find, among the many possibilities offered on campus, what they want to do. Here are three.
Certificate program helps address state’s mental health care needs
The School of Nursing's Psychiatric Mental Health Care Certificate program helps health care providers throughout Wisconsin get certified to prescribe and diagnose in mental health cases.