From providing tests and contact tracing, to administering patient care and leading interdisciplinary teams, nurses and midwives have been essential to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic response. Profiles of five School of Nursing alumni Illustrate their unique roles, challenges, and how Badger nurses change lives.
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.
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.
Side-by-side comparison of the PhD and DNP.
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.
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.”