A dairy farmer in northwestern Wisconsin sized up his mangled thumb, wrapped in duct tape, and issued his prognosis: It would heal eventually and, besides, it was milking time.
The man was one of many rural residents that University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing students met during an annual three-week Rural Community Health Immersion Clinical program.
What do a social work professor, graduate student in music, VA physician, state health agency staff, music therapist and associate dean of nursing have in common?
They all led small group discussions following a special screening of the documentary “Alive Inside” in Cooper Hall.
On the streets of Watertown, University of Wisconsin-Madison nursing student Kathryn Gerber is learning about dementia and how a community can help remove the stigma that follows people with memory loss.
Lori Anderson, the daughter of an Oconomowoc school nurse, saw the daily challenges of school nurses even as a kid: not enough time, too few resources and isolation from peers.
As a clinical professor at UW-Madison’s School of Nursing, Anderson helped tackle those problems by creating a web-based tool that school nurses in 30 Wisconsin counties and across West Virginia are using to treat and better understand kids’ chronic illnesses.
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), will induct Professor Emerita Dr. Karen Frick Pridham, PhD, RN, FAAN, into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame on July 25, 2015.