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Join the UR School of Nursing in Celebrating National Nurses Week

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing is hosting and supporting a series of events throughout the week to recognize and celebrate National...

Student Spotlight: Through Pediatric Nursing, Cassie Weis Seeks to Set an Example for Her Own Children

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2024 — Being a mother inspired Weis to pursue a career in pediatric nursing. Now, she's a regional expert who's improving care for...

UR Nursing to Host Inaugural Experiential Learning Summit

Monday, Apr 22, 2024 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing proudly announces its first-ever Experiential Learning Summit, scheduled for June 6-7, 2024, at...

Dean's Diamond Circle Dinner Honors Leaders in Nursing Education, Supporters of the School

Monday, Apr 15, 2024 — The Dean’s Diamond Circle awards dinner celebrates the significant contributions of School of Nursing alumni, former faculty and supporters....

UR Nursing Researchers Present, Earn Prizes at ENRS

Monday, Apr 15, 2024 — Faculty, staff, and doctoral students from the UR Nursing presented their latest research and earned regional recognition at the annual Eastern...

Bettering Black Maternal Health Outcomes: UR Nursing Alumna Dr. Kamila Barnes Discusses Nurses’ Role

Friday, Apr 12, 2024 — It’s important for nurses to understand that they have the power to make changes that improve outcomes, said Barnes, a longtime maternal...

UR Nursing Lands at No. 21 in National Ranking of Master’s Programs

Monday, Apr 08, 2024 — The University of Rochester School of Nursing has been ranked No. 21 among U.S. nursing schools for its master’s programs, according to the...

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Dementia Patients Are Often Treated With Anti-Psychotics. That Can Be Dangerous.

Sept. 11, 2023 — Jinjiao Wang, PhD, RN, spoke to Time about a recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society which found that antipsychotics are potentially overprescribed for older adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

University of Rochester holds first nursing simulation summit

September 18, 2023 — Kimberly Buholtz, EdD, MS, RN, spoke to News10NBC about the School of Nursing’s first Simulation Summit in the new expansion, co-hosted with the Simulation Educators of Western NY (SEWNY).
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University of Rochester program trains more nurses, addresses nursing shortage

July 13, 2023 — Dean Lisa Kitko and incoming student Jillian Kelly spoke to BestColleges about the new UR Nursing Scholars Program, and its role in addressing the national nursing shortage and removing barriers to a nursing education.

Nursing schools incorporate VR modules to better simulate clinical settings

July 10, 2023 — Professors Kaitlyn Burke and Tara Serwetnyk discuss their pilot of Wolters Kluwer Health’s vrClinicals for Nursing, a virtual reality learning program that prepares nursing students for real-life challenges.
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