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Recognition, Achievements & Awards: Alumna receives grant to improve interventions for cancer survivors

Posted: July 10, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing believes it is important to honor and celebrate our faculty, alumni and students and their achievements in and contributions to scholarship, research and service. This catalog of honor is one way we say “Thank you” for the diligence and integrity they display through their work each and every day.

Undergraduate Student Research Projects 2018 | Graduate Student Research Projects 2018

Posted: May 16, 2018

Research is at the core of both the School of Nursing and The University of Texas at Austin mission statements, and as such is fundamental to our purpose. The research performed by School of Nursing students prepares our graduates to be the future of nursing research. We are proud to highlight a selection of student research here.

School of Nursing associate professor named one of 10 inspiring professors of 2018

Posted: May 10, 2018

Dr. Patricia Carter, associate professor of nursing at The University of Texas at Austin, was named one of 10 inspiring professors on campus by The Alcalde magazine.

Lessons from the Beltway: Former government official discusses access to quality health care with School of Nursing students

Posted: April 20, 2018

Imagine hearing firsthand from one of the preeminent health policymakers in the country about how health care policy is made and about various strategies nurses can use to help improve health care access.

Long Term Care Center receives $50,000 grant from Aetna Foundation

Posted: April 11, 2018

The Center for Excellence in Aging Services and Long Term Care has received a $50,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation to create training courses for health care providers that improve the quality of care provided to Texas residents living in nursing homes.

All Through the Night: Reducing Nighttime Agitation in People with Alzheimer's Disease

Posted: March 20, 2018

Kathy Richards, PhD, RN, FAAN and research professor at the UT Austin School of Nursing, knows personally the heartache of watching a loved one succumb to dementia and its many distressing symptoms.

Shifting Perspectives: Former nursing student shares her experiences

Posted: March 1, 2018

As a young woman, Raquel Reynolds didn’t think college was in her future. She had begun a pre-med course after graduating from high school, but had to take a break after a series of personal tragedies.

Advancing a Better Life for Older Adults: Treat each one as an individual with goals and resilient potential

Posted: Feb. 22, 2018

Sarah Szanton, PhD, RN, ANP, FAAN, and a professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland, was this year’s Blanton Lectureship presenter and shared fascinating information on helping improve quality of life for older adults.

On the Path to Clinical Leadership: Doctor of Nursing Practice program now accepting applications

Posted: Feb. 9, 2018

The first cohort of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program graduated August 2017, taking with them not only their diplomas, but new clinical and leadership skills that prepares them to make an impact on the health care landscape.

Information Vacuum: Narrowing the Gap between Health Literacy and Technology

Posted: Feb. 1, 2018

In order to improve patient outcomes and enhance the experience of care amid unprecedented health care challenges, future health care professionals must learn how to work seamlessly with the people they care for as well as the people who care with them at the bedside, in the clinic, and in the community.

Interprofessional Education: Learning to Value the Differences

Posted: Jan. 9, 2018

In order to improve patient outcomes and enhance the experience of care amid unprecedented health care challenges, future health care professionals must learn how to work seamlessly with the people they care for as well as the people who care with them at the bedside, in the clinic, and in the community.