The pandemic has multiplied the challenges for long-term care. The research of Tonya Roberts, PhD, RN, Asst. Professor, School of Nursing, sheds light on those challenges and strategies that long-term care staff have employed to combat social isolation.
Phuoc Hong Nhan started his undergraduate career as a math major but found himself at the School of Nursing. “I always knew I wanted to help people. When I did my internship as an EMT, I got to be at the bedside…. It just felt right to me.”
Dr. Megan Zuelsdorff was awarded a grant to support the study Stressors, allostatic load, and ADRD disparity: Addressing COVID-19 impact.
UW–Madison School of Nursing students are giving the COVID-19 vaccine to teachers and other qualifying populations around the southern part of the state, to help with the massive task of vaccinating against the new virus that caused a global pandemic.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank, UW System interim President Tommy Thompson and Board of Regents President Andrew S. Petersen toured the vaccine clinic at the Nicholas Recreation Center on Tuesday, March 23, where School of Nursing faculty and students helped administer vaccines.
Listen to a WORT podcast with Barbara Bowers, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and associate dean for research in the School of Nursing. The discussion covers nursing homes, the services they provide, and the reasons for their vulnerability when COVID first hit.
A member of the first cohort of the accelerated bachelor of science in nursing (ABSN) program, internationally educated Aniqueka Scott Moulton is a registered nurse for UW Health, working in the acute medical/progressive care unit where the team specializes in respiratory illness, including patients with COVID-19.
The Wisconsin Partnership Program has awarded a COVID-19 Response Grant to the UW–Madison School of Nursing to help support vaccination efforts in Wisconsin.
Dr. Susan Zahner, DrPH, RN, FAAN, and Dr. Barb Pinekenstein, DNP, RN-BC, FAAN, were awarded a grant from the Wisconsin Partnership Program to support School of Nursing efforts in COVID-19 vaccination and education.
A conversation with Shawn Waldron ’12, who currently works at the McMurdo Station medical center in Antarctica as its COVID-19 medical risk manager.