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The UA College of Nursing teamed up with the UA Health Plans to Benefit Medicare Advantage Plan Members to develop an agreement with the UAHP to perform Comprehensive Health Risk Assessments for their Medicare Advantage Plan members.
In September, two faculty members at the University of Arizona College of Nursing were selected for fellowship in the prestigious American Academy of Nursing (AAN), one of the highest honors in the nursing profession.
In the midst of creating an international quality registry for babies born with low birthweight, University of Arizona College of Nursing Associate Professor Dr. Sheila Gephart discovered that a large amount of patient data was slipping unused through the cracks.
"I wanted to earn my DNP at a prestigious institution. The UA College of Nursing has a reputation for excellence in both education and research. My wife is a triple alumna and a true Wildcat. We knew we wanted to stay in Tucson, so it was a great opportunity to become an official Wildcat."
In mid-July, eight Master of Science for Entry to the profession of Nursing (MEPN) program students completed their first clinical rotations at The Hacienda at the River, the latest senior residential community initiated by the Watermark Retirement group.
"For me, nursing is the center and the pillar of health care provision. Through research and teaching, I will make an impact on the nursing practice and nursing profession. Building a better nursing future is not only for nurses, but also for the populations receiving the nursing care. Heart disease is a number one killer worldwide, but most people do not know that."
A 2013 graduate from the UA College of Nursing PhD program, Patricia Daly, PHD, FNP-BC, ENP-BC, FAANP, has championed integrative nursing techniques throughout her career.