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UofL School of Nursing graduate program ranks in the top 100 nationally

The UofL School of Nursing graduate program ranks 64th among nursing graduate programs, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report ranking.

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University of Louisville Pediatrics chairman makes a gift to the School of Nursing

Louisville, Ky. - March 11, 2011 - In honor of his mother, Carrie M. Rabalais, the chairman of UofL Pediatrics, Gerard Rabalais, M.D. MHA, has made a gift to the School of Nursing. The funds will be used for student scholarships.

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UofL nursing student research spotlight

Find out how our undergraduate students are jumping into the world

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Hines-Martin to be inducted into UK Hall of Fame

Vicki P. Hines-Martin, PhD, CNS, RN, FAAN, has been selected as a 2011 inductee into the University of Kentucky College of Nursing Hall of Fame.

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University of Louisville students to showcase their research in Frankfort

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Feb. 9 - More than a dozen University of Louisville undergraduate students, including three nursing students, will present their research projects to state lawmakers this week through Posters-at-the-Capitol.

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Controlling symptoms can lead to improved quality of life for end of life patients

Healthcare workers can most directly affect quality of life (QOL) of patients with advanced stage lung cancer by helping manage symptoms such as pain, lack of energy, shortness of breath, coughing, difficulty sleeping and dry mouth, according to a study recently published in the journal Oncology Nursing Forum.

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Dr. Carla Hermann discusses quality of life near the end of life

Based on findings from her latest research "Determinants of Quality of Life in Patients Near the End of Life: A Longitudinal Perspective" published in the January 2011 issue of the Oncology Nursing Forum.

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School of Nursing Community Leadership Practicum Students win 2010 Community Engagement Award for Student Engagement

Eleven students from the School of Nursing Community Leadership Practicum course received the award for their spring 2010 efforts to provide health education and services to about 300 backside workers at Churchill Downs.

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UofL faculty graduate from the 2010 HERS Denver Institute

Three University of Louisville faculty have graduated from the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute at the University of Denver.

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Doctoral student wins national minority nursing scholarship

UofL School of Nursing doctoral student Lisa Carter-Harris says minorities are under-represented in nursing, a statistic she hopes to change by teaching future students of color. A national scholarship will help her reach that goal.

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Geraldine "Polly" Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN urges nurses to embrace change

Dr. Bednash, the executive director of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing spoke to a crowd of community nurses, healthcare leaders and School of Nursing faculty, staff and alumni May 3. The school's Signature Event event was a celebration of the advancement of nursing for National Nurses Week.

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American Association of Colleges of Nursing Executive Director to speak May 3rd

The School of Nursing is hosting a signature event on Monday, May 3, 2010 to honor our colleagues for Nurses' Week. Dr. Polly Bednash, American Association of Colleges of Nursing Executive Director from Washington, DC will speak on "The road for the next generation of nursing."

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Dean Marcia J. Hern awards in Teaching and Research presented

The inaugural Hern Teaching and Research awards were announced at the Friday, Feb. 26th Faculty Organization meeting. Dr. Cynthia Logsdon received the Research Award, and Dr. Marianne Hutti was presented the Teaching Award. Additional awards will be presented at the May 3rd School of Nursing Signature event.

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School of Nursing Celebrates 35 Years

UofL began to educate nurses in 1974-75 when it offered a two-year associate degree program. By the decade's end, nursing was its own school and it offered a Bachelor of Science degree for registered nurses as well as a master's degree program to, among other things, prepare nurse practitioners to help deliver primary and specialty care.

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Helping Haiti

Students and faculty sort medical supplies for Haiti at Supplies Over Seas.

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Dean Hern accepted to HERS Institute

School of Nursing Dean Marcia Hern has been accepted to the 2010 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute at the University of Denver.

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