Badger Nurses make an impact
The opioid epidemic continues to claim lives, disrupt families and challenge communities, but nurses are hardly standing idly by. In many settings, they are creating solutions, implementing new programs, and driving change for nurses, patients, health systems and communities.
A winter immersion program for the School of Nursing’s Accelerated Bachelor of Nursing (ABSN) program shows students how nurses help build healthy communities in rural places. The school is committed to every student participating in a clinical focused on population health.
Each year, the Nurses Alumni Organization Awards salute alumni who have made significant contributions to the nursing profession. Award recipients exemplify the school’s legacy of excellence in nursing leadership.
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Wisconsin counties with Badger Nurses
The UW–Madison Difference
Supporting the Professional Development of Nurses
Nursing Professional Development offers learning opportunities that address issues relevant to your nursing practice and take advantage of the latest education research and technology.
Improving the Experience of Aging
With a multi-pronged approach that includes cutting-edge research on long-term care systems and hospital practices, we aim to transform the possibilities for healthy and fulfilling living for older individuals.
USING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE CARE OUTSIDE THE CLINIC
From an online tool to support school nurses to apps that assist individuals caring for older adults, our innovative products connect the expertise of the university with the community.
We are committed to building a culture of health in Wisconsin and beyond. We look forward to continued partnerships in the community to maximize health outcomes and eliminate health disparities. It is our goal that Wisconsin residents are able to live healthier lives now and for generations to come.Linda D. Scott, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN, Dean and Professor, UW–Madison School of Nursing
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Dean Linda D. Scott, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FNAP, FAAN, has been honored with election into the National Academies of Practice and also with the Pioneering Spirit Award from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
A grant from the esteemed Helene Fuld Health Trust will make a significant impact on scholarship opportunities for students pursuing a degree within the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing honored five graduates with nursing pins presented by the Nurses Alumni Organization (NAO) on May 6.
Among the Global Health Institute's Spring 2020 Planetary Health Scholars is Jessica LeClair, who examines strategies nursing uses to promote environmental justice in this short video.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing’s DNP program earned the U.S. News & World Report's top Wisconsin spot in its 2021 rankings of Best Nursing Schools: Doctor of Nursing Practice.
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Campus events (including Division of Extension sponsored events outside of Dane County) are canceled through at least June 30. Even if an event is not labeled as canceled, it is either canceled, postponed or modified to online only. Stay up to date at the COVID-19 campus website.
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- July 20Meet the DNP Program Director - Online4:30 PM, Online, connection information will be sent in advance
- July 21
- July 23COVID & Equity: What We've Learned; Where We Go From HereWebinar 1: Improving Health Outcomes in Wisconsin9:00 AM, Online