ForwardNursing is the School of Nursing magazine that mails twice a year to alumni, colleagues and community partners. The latest issue includes an intimate first-person account of the first year of nursing. We also showcase Clinical Professor Paula Jarzemsky’s efforts to expand interprofessional learning opportunities for our students. Read about school news, student and faculty achievements, and more in ForwardNursing!
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing recently welcomed Luo Dan, a visiting scholar from the HOPE School of Nursing at Wuhan University in Wuhan, China. Luo, who arrived in December, will spend the next year researching strategies for adolescent asthma management under Dr. Eileen Kintner, Professor and Mary W. and Carl E. Gulbrandsen Chair in Pediatric Nursing.
More than 300 people gathered in Cooper Hall's auditorium on October 18 to hear Dr. Deb Trautman, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, speak about leadership opportunities for nurses in current and future health care environments and the role of education in re-envisioning how nurses are prepared for contemporary care settings. View the video.
Cris Custer is a UW–Madison School of Nursing graduate and nurse practitioner at Mile Bluff Clinic in Juneau County, where she primarily treats patients aged 65 and older. Custer is part of the Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association’s Project 72, which is an initiative to showcase the impact of UW grads, employees or partners in each of Wisconsin’s 72 counties. Full story
UW–Madison School of Nursing announces accelerated undergraduate nursing program to expand admission, expedite entry to practice for second-degree students.
Traci Snedden, post-doctoral fellow at the University of Wisconsin–School of Nursing, is launching a pilot study to learn about the effects of concussions on adolescent athletes. Read more about her innovative research here