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  • CON Service Projects Spread Holiday Cheer Across State

    • 01.11.2017
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    Jan. 9, 2016 | College of Nursing faculty, staff and students have been hard at work in December bringing joy and good tidings to many in Arkansas. On Dec. 17, the college hosted its 16th annual Camp Quality Christmas party for families with children with cancer. More than 100 family members received a Christmas dinner […]

  • CON Professor Helps Early Career Researchers Through AHA Committee

    • 01.3.2017
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    Dec. 29, 2016 | Christina Pettey, PhD, APRN, assistant professor in the UAMS College of Nursing, hopes the ideas and tips gleaned by young nursing researchers from presentations and lectures at the American Heart Association’s annual meeting will help make an immediate impact. As chair of the AHA’s early career committee, a part of the […]

  • CON Program Shows High School Students Opportunities in Nursing

    • 12.20.2016
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    Dec. 20, 2016 | White Hall high school students recently had the opportunity to learn some of the ins and outs of a career in nursing, thanks to a program of the UAMS College of Nursing and the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs. Fifty students from White Hall High School in Pine Bluff were on […]

  • Dissertation Defense Coming Up! Save The Date!

    • 12.19.2016
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  • Claudia Beverly Recognized for Geriatric Work Across Arkansas

    • 12.1.2016
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    Claudia Beverly, PhD, RN, director of the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at UAMS and professor in the College of Nursing, was recently recognized by the American Academy of Nursing for her work in geriatric care.  Beverly was named an Edge Runner, part of Academy’s Raise the Voice website campaign that aims to celebrate […]

  • CON SNA Chapter Earns Top Awards at State Convention

    • 11.30.2016
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    The UAMS College of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association earned a clean sweep in the top categories at this year’s Arkansas Nursing Students’ Association State Convention, winning most outstanding chapter, advisor of the year and student of the year.  The annual convention was held Oct. 5-7 in Little Rock.  The College of Nursing’s SNA chapter continued […]

  • CON Event Highlights Dean’s Circle Importance

    • 11.29.2016
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    UAMS College of Nursing Dean Patricia Cowan, PhD, RN, championed the efforts and accomplishments made possible by the Dean’s Circle at a recent event recognizing the group of donors.  “These funds are crucial to laying the foundation for major advancements in the College of Nursing and investing in our students, both present and future,” said […]

  • College of Nursing Dean Patricia Cowan, PhD, RN, Debra Jeffs, PhD, RN Inducted as American Academy of Nursing Fellows

    • 11.21.2016
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      Patricia A. Cowan, PhD, RN, dean of the College of Nursing at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), and faculty member Debra Jeffs, PhD, RN were inducted Oct. 22 as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing.  The American Academy of Nursing has more than 2,300 Fellows, including nursing leaders in policy, […]

  • CON Grant to Study Benefits of Mobile Health Equipment

    • 10.31.2016
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    Two faculty in the College of Nursing — Leanne Lefler, PhD, APRN, and Bill Buron, PhD, APRN — are serving as principal investigators on a pilot program to study the impact of home-based, mobile health equipment on older adults with chronic heart failure.  The research team received $5,000 in funding from the American Association of Colleges […]

  • BSN Class of 2018 White Coat Ceremony

    • 10.19.2016
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    Oct. 17, 2016 | More than 300 family members and friends, along with UAMS College of Nursing faculty, staff, alumni and supporters, watched Oct. 7 as junior Bachelor of Science in Nursing students received their white coats.  The ceremony marked the passage into the clinical phase of the students’ nursing education. The class of 2018 […]