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‘It was meant to be:’ Through nursing, Thaw Htoo sees a way to support Rochester refugees

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2023 — Htoo arrived at the Children's School as a refugee at age 11. By coincidence, he returned as a soon-to-be nurse for his final-semester...

UR Nursing Researchers Recognized at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2023 — UR Nursing cardiovascular nurse scientists earned the Research Article of the Year Award and an early career travel grant.

Celebrating NP Week 2023: Amy Miller

Saturday, Nov 18, 2023 — Having worked as a registered nurse in primary care and at Golisano Children's Hospital, Amy Miller is now expanding her role and impact...

Celebrating NP Week 2023: Jose Perpignan Jr.

Friday, Nov 17, 2023 — An ICU nurse and co-founder of the Greater New York City Black Nurses Association, FNP student Jose Perpignan hopes to advance health equity and...

Celebrating NP Week 2023: Ann Quinn

Thursday, Nov 16, 2023 — Ann Quinn has empowered future NPS as a preceptor, but her educational journey isn't done either. Working in palliative care inspired her to...

Celebrating NP Week 2023: Julie Gottfried

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2023 — Carrying the torch of UR Nursing's leadership in the nurse practitioner movement, Gottfried played a pivotal role in establishing New...

Celebrating NP Week 2023: Kai Mbeke

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2023 — As a psychiatric NP and recent Patrick P. Lee Foundation Scholar from Buffalo, Kai Mbeke is part of the solution to mental health workforce shortages.

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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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