Videos

Convocation – May 2017

On May 12, 2017, we recognized 144 Wildcat Nurses for completing their rigorous programs, including 54 for Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 46 for Master of Science in Nursing Clinical Systems Leadership, 40 for Doctor of Nursing Practice and four for Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing.

Scholarship Donor Appreciation Tea 2017

This annual event hosted by the University of Arizona College of Nursing and the UA Health Sciences Office of Development thanks donors for their contributions to the scholarship program. The event also includes students and faculty, and was held at the Arizona Inn on Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

2017 White Coat Ceremony

On March 6, students in our online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program participated in our third annual White Coat Ceremony, marking their transition from pre-clinical coursework to advanced clinical practice

Convocation – December 2016

On Dec. 15, 2016, we recognized 160 Wildcat Nurses for completing their rigorous programs, including 55 for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), 61 for Master of Science in Nursing Clinical Systems Leadership (RN to MSN), 38 for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and six for Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD).

Inside the OR: Simulation for Nurse Anesthetist Students

Check out our new surgical suite which simulates a real-world operating room for nurse anesthetist students in our Doctor of Nursing Practice program. The cutting-edge simulation technology was made possible through a grant by the Marshall Foundation.

Convocation – August 2016

On Aug. 11, 2016, we recognized 178 Wildcat Nurses for completing their rigorous programs, including 89 for Master of Science for Entry to the Profession of Nursing (MEPN), 72 for Master of Science in Nursing Clinical Systems Leadership (RN to MSN), 14 for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and three for Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD).

Convocation - May 2016

On May 12, 2016, we recognized 129 Wildcat Nurses for completing their rigorous programs, including 53 for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), 54 for Master of Science in Nursing Clinical Systems Leadership (RN to MSN), 21 for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and one for Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD).

2016 Scholarship Donor Appreciation Tea

This annual event hosted by the University of Arizona College of Nursing and the UA Health Sciences Office of Development thanks donors for their contributions to the scholarship program. The event also includes students and faculty, and was held at the Arizona Inn on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

2016 White Coat Ceremony

On March 7, more than 60 students in our online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program participated in our second annual White Coat Ceremony, marking their transition from pre-clinical coursework to advanced clinical practice.

Welcome to Wildcat Nursing from Dean Shaver

Dean Joan Shaver provides an insiders look at the College of Nursing for incoming students.

How to be Successful in Nursing School

Recent nursing graduates Amy, Ishmail and Kristy share their tips on how to be successful in nursing school. Topics include test preparation, stress management, lifestyle choices, resources available to students, and of course, their favorite experiences.

Hands On Compassionate Nursing

What is it like to study nursing at the UA College of Nursing, ranked among the top 4 percent of graduate nursing programs in the United States? According to senior Erin Wiley, it's about learning through the program's true hands-on experience.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (Online)

Rene Love, DNP/PhD, PMHNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, shares how a DNP degree will open many doors for you as an advanced practice nurse. 

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Kathleen Piotrowski, DNP, CRNA, clinical assistant professor and our nurse anesthetist specialty director and coordinator, describes what it's like to be a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Gloanna Peek, PhD, RN, CPNP, clinical associate professor and the PNP specialty coordinator, describes what it's like to be a pediatric nurse practitioner, including the types of patients she sees, common conditions she encounters and the rewards and challenges of this role.

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Kate G. Sheppard, PhD, RN, FNP, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, clinical associate professor and the PMHNP specialty coordinator, describes what it's like to be a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, including the types of patients she sees, common conditions she encounters and the rewards and challenges of this role.

Family Nurse Practitioner

Allen V. Prettyman, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, clinical associate professor and FNP specialty coordinator, describes what it's like to be a family nurse practitioner, including the types of patients he sees, common conditions he encounters and the rewards and challenges of this role. 

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Laura McRee, DNP, ACNP-BC, RNFA, clinical assistant professor and the AGACNP specialty coordinator, describes what it's like to be an adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner, including the types of patients she sees, common conditions she encounters and the rewards and challenges of this role.

Meet Eric Smith, BSN Student

Eric Smith is a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) student at the University of Arizona College of Nursing and a UA Foundation scholarship recipient. He is also an eagle scout and a former firefighter.

Meet Kaylyn Grammater, BSN Student

During the 2014 University of Arizona College of Nursing Donor Appreciation Tea, Kaylyn Grammater, a student in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, shares how caring for her mother, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, inspired her to become a nurse.

Meet Ishmail Sillah, MEPN Student

During the 2014 University of Arizona College of Nursing Donor Appreciation Tea, Ishmail Sillah, a student in the Master's Entry into the Profession of Nursing (MEPN) program, shares how his experience growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone and having limited health care access inspired him to become a nurse.

Meet Tiffany Hoke, DNP Student

During the 2014 University of Arizona College of Nursing Donor Appreciation Tea, Tiffany Hoke, a student in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, shares how her mother's success in helping others, as well as her mother's struggles with progressive mental illness, influenced her choice to become a neuroscience nurse.

First Case of March Madness Reported in Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. - The University of Arizona College of Nursing has reported the first confirmed case of March Madness in 2014. Each year, this highly contagious, seasonal condition affects tens of thousands of people in the Tucson area. Please share this breaking news!