The healthcare industry, like all industries, has an ecological footprint. That footprint affects the environment, which, in turn, affects health for individuals, families and communities. Increasingly, providers are evaluating the way their health systems function so that their practices do not undermine the care they deliver.
The School of Nursing’s first annual LGBTQ+ Health Summit aimed to educate current and future providers to provide better care for LGBTQ+ patient populations as well as to inform community members about this population’s unique healthcare needs.
Just two years after launching a new project designed to increase the number of Native American nurses in the workforce, the School of Nursing has graduated two students, Brianna Boston-Kemple and Alexandra DeSautel, from the Success Through Recruitment/Retention, Engagement, and Mentorship (STREAM) program.
School of Nursing Associate Professor Earlise Ward, new public service faculty director of the UW–Madison Morgridge Center, hopes to see a strengthening of university relationships with underserved communities and more campus infrastructure to support community-based researchers.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing honored five graduates with nursing pin awards during the Nurses Alumni Organization (NAO) Graduation Celebration and Pinning Ceremony on April 30.
The first class of students in the accelerated bachelor’s of science in nursing at the School of Nursing graduated in May 2019, after a year of intensive training. The one-year ABSN program responds to Wisconsin’s shortage of nurses, while offering adults a second chance at a satisfying, well-paying job.
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.
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.
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After juggling nursing school and ROTC training for four years, UW–Madison senior Delora Prange will become one of the youngest members of the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps this summer. “The School of Nursing has been so amazing in helping me accomplish my goals,” she says.