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Sharing Nursing Education Innovations Internationally

Feb. 25, 2021

Leigh Goldstein, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, and director of the School’s Learning Enhancement and Academic Progress Center, remembers the day she received a phone call out of the blue from two professors from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Gjøvik, Norway, who were attending a health care simulation conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Critical Care Nurse Shortage During COVID-19 Pandemic: A Call for Nurse Anesthesia Students to Bedside

Feb. 10, 2021

By Tonychris Nnaka

Tonychris Nnaka, MPH, RN is an Associate Manager of Critical Care Unit at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas Texas and a nursing PhD student from the School of Nursing at the University of Texas at Austin. 

A Brief History of The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing

Feb. 8, 2021

In 2020, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing celebrated its 60-year presence on the UT Austin campus. This article gives an overview of some of the key people, places, and events that helped us instill excellence in education, research, and service during our first 60 years.

Sparking Important Conversations to Improve Mental Health and Well-being through CTAAFSC

Feb. 5, 2021

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

Facing the COVID-19 Crisis, Nurses Cheered by Arrival of Vaccination

Jan. 15, 2021

On Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2020, Erika Tabke, a faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, made history by administering the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to a patient in Central Texas.

Investing in Health by Building Personal Fitness

Dec. 22, 2020

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

Despite Convenience, Electric Scooters Have Serious Associated Cost Burdens

Dec. 17, 2020

Sure, they’re a quick and convenient solution to getting around congested cities, but e-scooters — dockless electrically powered scooters — often come with a host of problems, some of which can carry a hefty price tag. In one three-month study in Austin, the total cost burden was over $600,000. Based on these numbers, the annual charges for e-scooter injuries could come to around $4 million.

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

Dec. 15, 2020

On Saturday, December 5th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (CST), the School of Nursing hosted a virtual ceremony in honor of the graduating Class of 2020. The School of Nursing community is excited to honor your achievements and celebrate this moment with your friends and family. Watch the virtual convocation ceremony.

Thriving Through the Holidays During this COVID Pandemic

Dec. 2, 2020

African American Mental Health and Wellness (AMEN) team is collaborating with KAZI FM 88.7 in producing a radio series to highlight the importance of addressing mental health and physical wellness in the African American community. The monthly series will feature AMEN team members from the School of Nursing, leaders from Mt. Zion Baptist and Rehoboth Baptist churches, and community organizations who provide mental health resources and support in Travis county.

The UT Austin School of Nursing's 2020 Virtual Alumni and Friends Reunion Recording

Nov. 11, 2020

Just in case you missed the UT Austin School of Nursing's 2020 Virtual Alumni and Friends Reunion on Saturday, November 7, 2020! Watch the video below and catch up with us on the UT Austin School of Nursing’s Youtube channel.