News from Badger nurses, first responders during the pandemic.
An Investment in Mental Health Research
Barbara Abrams ’69 generously established the Barbara Leadholm Abrams Community Mental Health Research Fund at the School of Nursing. The Abrams Research Fund will in large part support the work of Professor Earlise Ward, PhD.
Traci Snedden Awarded NCAA Grant
Assistant Professor Traci Snedden, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE, has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant.
This issue of ForwardNursing is a celebration of nursing and the legacy of Florence Nightingale. It features Badger nurses who change lives through research, education, practice, advocacy, volunteerism, policy making, and more.
Two New Doctor of Nursing Practice Specialties Introduced
The School of Nursing has added two new online specialty tracks to the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. In addition to five existing specialties, these advanced nursing practice DNP tracks in either Population Health or Systems Leadership and Innovation create options for nurses to advance their careers.
Dean Scott Recognized for Achievements and Contributions to Health Care
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.
UW–Madison School of Nursing Selected to Receive Major Grant to Support Accelerated Degree Program
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.
Q & A | BSN Senior Hanna Braaten
For Hanna Nichole Braaten, a senior in the School of Nursing’s bachelor of science in nursing program, mental health self-care comes in the form of creating art. The aspiring pediatric nurse practitioner uses various art forms for self-expression, stress management, and education. Her latest project, The Intricacies of Nursing, tells the story of her nursing school journey through stitch art.
Rural Health in Focus
This issue of ForwardNursing focuses on rural health care and highlights how the School of Nursing has responded to the complex health needs that characterize many parts of Wisconsin.
Other Side of the Door
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.