This June, Bucky Badger and the Ice Age Trail Alliance mascot, Monty the Mammoth, visited the Hematology, Oncology, Bone Marrow Transplant unit at University Hospital (B6/6) in celebration of completing the MOVIN Ice Age Trail Challenge and the great work patients and staff have done to reach the goals and improve the amount of time and distances patients walk on the unit.
The Nursing Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) was awarded a Wisconsin Idea Collaboration Grant (PI: Tonya Roberts, PhD, RN) to support the study Wisconsin Idea Collaboration Grant Proposal: Adapting an Eldercare Train-the-Trainer Curriculum for Diverse Populations and Community Settings.
Barb King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN, and Linsey Steege, PhD, were awarded an Administrative Supplement for Grants in Health Services to support the study Preventing Hospital-Acquired Disability: An Intervention to Improve Older Adult Patient Ambulation – Supplement.
Donor support enables retention of the excellent faculty at the School of Nursing through endowed chairs and named professorships.
Dr. Barb King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN and Dr. Diane Farsetta, PhD were awarded a grant to support the project titled UW School of Nursing and UW Health – 4M Initiative.
Dr. Barb King, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, FAAN and Dr. Diane Farsetta, PhD, Co- Project Leads, were awarded a two-year contract for the project Engaging Older Adults as Advisors to Improve Health Research and Address Disparities.
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.
School of Nursing faculty members Barbara King and Barbara Bowers have earned awards from the Midwest Nursing Research Society.
By Chris Barncard, UW–Madison News Laughter may get a lot of credit, but Barbara King makes walking sound like the best medicine. “We know it maintains our health and well-being,” says King, a University of …