January 9, 2019

2019 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference

2019 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference Date & Location Friday, April 12, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Jackson T. Stephens 12th Floor, Little Rock, AR Objectives Identify strategies to build successful collaborative teams in research and practice. Discuss the benefits of collaborative teams in research and practice. Examine research to inform health across the lifespan. Registration…

August 23, 2018

Save the Date – Final Defense – Brittany Beasley

Save the Date - Final Defense - Brittany Beasley

July 24, 2018

Save the date for the 12th Annual APRN State Conference

Save the date for the 12th Annual APRN State Conference


July 5, 2018

UAMS Gets Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Program Approval

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received approval from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education for a Nurse Anesthesia specialty in the College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program.

June 1, 2018

UAMS Propelled CON Alumna Freda Bush to Distinguished Career

June 1, 2018 | Freda McKissic Bush knew from an early age what she would do with her life. She wanted to help new mothers and children. She wanted to be a nurse.   Bush grew up in a large family in Pine Bluff. She was the fifth of nine in the McKissic family. The…

May 30, 2018

College of Nursing Celebrates 2018 Graduates at Pinning Ceremony

May 30, 2018 | Commencement weekend festivities started a day early for the UAMS College of Nursing as it honored its 282 graduates at its annual pinning, hooding and recognition ceremony May 18.   Friends and family packed the First Pentecostal Church sanctuary in North Little Rock as graduates from the baccalaureate, master’s, DNP and…

May 24, 2018

UAMS College of Nursing Graduates 282

May 24, 2018 | Degrees were awarded to 282 graduates of the UAMS College of Nursing on May 19 during UAMS’ commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock.   Overall, 969 UAMS graduates received degrees and certificates from its five colleges and graduate school.   Degrees conferred in the College of Nursing included…

April 26, 2018

Graphic Medicine: How Comics Can Improve Our Health with MK Czerwiec

MK Czerwiec, RN, MA is a nurse who uses comics to contemplate the complexities of illness and care-giving. She is the Artist-in-Residence at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and a Senior Fellow of the George Washington School of Nursing Center for Health Policy & Media Engagement. MK has been making comics under the pseudonym Comic…

April 4, 2018

CON’s McSweeney Looks for Indelible Impact with Cardiovascular Professorship

  April 4, 2018 | There is a reason Jean C. McSweeney has become synonymous with women’s cardiovascular research. She is devoted to the work and its significance to women.   She has forged memories and connections with many participants from her several studies. Their experiences stick with her and propel her to do more…

March 14, 2018

Chancellor’s Circle Grant Awards Ceremony

College of Nursing was the recipient of two awards from the Chancellor’s Circle. One award will support the new nurse anesthesia specialty in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and the second award provides scholarships for students attending UAMS College of Nursing.  

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