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April 10, 2018

2018 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference

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Please click here to access the 2018 Nursing Research Course Materials Booklet for the upcoming 2018 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference. The conference will be held Friday, April 13, 2018 at the Jackson T. Stephens Spine and Neurosciences Institute.


December 18, 2017

Arkansas Nursing Research Conference, April 13, 2018

Nursing Research Conference

Save the Date for the annual Arkansas Nursing Research Conference, April 13, 2018.  Visit uams.cloud-cme.com for more information.  


October 18, 2017

Junior BSN Students Get White Coats

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  Oct. 16, 2017 | Before embarking on their final two years toward completing their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, members of the UAMS College of Nursing’s class of 2019 stopped to mark their passage into the clinical phase of their education by donning their white coats.   With eager smiles and coats draped…


September 21, 2017

CON Eclipses 95 Percent NCLEX Pass Rate

Sept. 20, 2017 | The UAMS College of Nursing boasts a 95.63 percent pass rate for first-time takers of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) in 2017.  The NCLEX is an adaptive, computerized test taken by BSN graduates required for licensure. The test length can range from 75 to 265 questions.  UAMS’ 2017 pass rate…


September 19, 2017

Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, Elected to APNA Board of Directors

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Sept. 18, 2017 | Sara Jones, PhD, APRN, is the first faculty member from the UAMS College of Nursing to be elected to the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) Board of Directors.  Jones, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing, will begin a two-year term in October after being sworn in at the…


September 18, 2017

Barone, Dedicated Team Help Patients Stop Smoking

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Barone, Dedicated Team Help Patients Stop Smoking Sept. 13, 2017 | It was just a chance encounter on a Friday evening, but that fateful meeting has had quite an impact on tobacco cessation research and work in Arkansas.  Seven years ago, Claudia Barone, DNP, EdD, APRN, a professor in the UAMS College of Nursing and a…


September 12, 2017

Dean Cowan, Teresa Whited Named AACN Program Fellows

    Dean Cowan, Teresa Whited Named AACN Program Fellows Sept. 7, 2017 Patricia Cowan, PhD, RN, dean of the UAMS College of Nursing, and Teresa Whited, DNP, APRN, clinical assistant professor and director of Master of Nursing Science programs in the College of Nursing, were named as fellows to respective programs in the American…


August 30, 2017

Two CON Seniors Learn Geriatric Nursing Possibilities Through Externship

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Aug. 30, 2017 | Two UAMS College of Nursing seniors spent a eight weeks of their summer exploring career opportunities in gerontological nursing as part of the college’s Geriatric Nurse Externship program in the Hartford Center for Gerontological Nursing Excellence. The BSN program students — Cande Perez and Caitlin Bowe — spent two months learning…


CON, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System APRN Conference

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Aug. 31, 2017 | Advanced practice nurses from across the state were at UAMS in August receiving an update on standards of practice. The 11th annual APRN State Conference, a free, day-long event, was held in the Fred W. Smith Auditorium on the 12th floor of the UAMS Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute….


August 29, 2017

CON Receives National Grant for White Coat Ceremony

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Aug. 29, 2017 | The UAMS College of Nursing is one of 50 nursing schools and the only one in Arkansas to receive a $1,000 national grant for its white coat ceremony from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). This year’s ceremony, in which white coats are…



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