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.
Opinion | By Sarah Endicott DNP ’13 While there is no single solution to the problem of increasing access to high quality healthcare, there are answers. One is to allow advanced practice registered nurses to practice to the full extent of their education, training and experience.
The American Academy of Nursing named Gina Bryan, DNP, RN, a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing and a leading state and national policy expert on opioids and addiction, to its 2019 fellows class.
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.
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.
Clinical Professor Barb Pinekenstein ’73 has spent her career mentoring nurses and encouraging them to share their expertise at the highest level.
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.
Emily Schumacher graduated in 2010 and entered practice in an oncology, neurology, and neurosurgery unit at American Family Children’s Hospital. Three years later, she enrolled part-time in the Doctor of Nursing Practice program, which she will complete this spring. “I found what I was supposed to do. It was nursing,” she says. “It was a combination of all the things I love.”
The Center for Technology-Enhanced Learning gives students a highly realistic but risk-free foray into nursing practice.
Despite the challenges Anna Melville faces at Sennett Middle School—workload, complex conditions, limited resources—Melville sees more opportunities than limitations, and she is quick to point out that that is why she’s here.