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A UW–Madison School of Nursing professor is using activity trackers on nurses to uncover important data about what causes fatigue in the work environment and what health systems can do to minimize its impact.
After working on it for 20 years, Brink will earn a bachelor’s degree in nursing from UW–Madison. “There was no way I was not going to finish that degree.”
Cooper devoted more than 60 years to nursing education at UW–Madison and within the UW System. Her wartime service shaped her life, personally and professionally.
"My goal with my teaching and research is to improve the health and well-being of individuals with childhood chronic health conditions."
Searching for clues in electronic health records could steer dementia patients to better treatment and follow-up examinations — especially patients from minority groups that tend to be less likely to receive specialized care.
A new toolkit from the School of Nursing prepares professionals, like pharmacists, as well as family members and other front-line staff to face and handle situations involving dementia patients.
In a partnership with the Madison Metropolitan School District, UW–Madison is making strides in showing high school students the opportunities they have for post-secondary education.
Fast start, great mentors, natural aptitude and total passion: ingredients of a legendary career in nursing research
A faculty member for UW–Madison's School of Nursing for more than half a century, Karen Pridham has made her mark with her work on caring for severely ill children, many of them born highly prematurely, and their families.
School of Nursing Dean Linda Scott is helping sound a wake-up call on the subject of nurse fatigue, and encouraging nurses and employers to get educated on the topic.
UW–Madison School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Research and Education will advance programs that improve the health of older adults in rural communities.
She is known nationally and internationally for her seminal contributions to the science and practice of nursing in the care of older adults, especially those living in long-term care or residential settings.
The Healthy Learner Cooperative's goal is to promote collaboration among school nurses, educators, students, families and health care providers, including pediatric clinic nurses.
The campus-based, face-to-face program will enroll a cohort of 32 second-degree students who will begin coursework in May 2018 for the twelve-month, full-time, year-round program.
UW-Madison nursing professor Barbara J. King, senior scientist Polly Ryan, Chair of the School of Nursing Board of Visitors Nancy Kaufman and alumna MarySue Heilemann are among this year’s 173 highly distinguished nurse leaders to earn one of the profession’s highest honors.
Two faculty members at the UW–Madison School of Nursing have received a $1.3 million federal grant to develop a comprehensive system of support services that will help admit, retain and graduate 30 Native American nursing students over the next four years.
Two University of Wisconsin‒Madison School of Nursing faculty members have earned awards from the Midwest Nursing Research Society.
Services will be Sunday in Ohio for a University of Wisconsin–Madison student who was killed along with her father in a plane crash just before the new year. In addition, a scholarship fund has been set up in her name.
UW–Madison School of Nursing researchers set out to get hospital patients on their feet and walking — movement that could drastically change the shape in which they leave the hospital. They found success in a 13-week pilot study with the help of nurses in a unit at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is hosting a one-day Native Nations Nursing Summit on Nov. 4 as part of an ongoing effort to increase the number of nurses from American Indian communities.