April 10, 2018

2018 Arkansas Nursing Research Conference

Nursing Research Conference

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.

January 26, 2018

Claudia Beverly Lectureship in Nursing Leadership

Diana J. Mason PhD, RN, FAAN

“Using Policy and Media to Promote the Health of Individuals, Families, and Communities” March 8, 2018 4:00-5:00 pm Dr. Diana J. Mason Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute Fred Smith Auditorium 1250 Reception to follow

October 11, 2017

Pao-Feng Tsai, Sarah Rhoads Inducted as Fellows in American Academy of Nursing


Oct. 10, 2017 | Pao-Feng Tsai, PhD, RN, professor in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) College of Nursing and Sarah Rhoads, PhD, APRN, director of education in the UAMS Center for Distance Health, were inducted Oct. 7 as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing.  The American Academy of Nursing has more…

September 28, 2017

PhD Meet & Greet

The College of Nursing PhD program will be hosting two Meet & Greet events.  These events will be a time for potential PhD students come and visit with our professors and current PhD students to learn more about the PhD program. The first one is October 11th and the second one is October 19th.

September 19, 2017

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


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


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


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


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


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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