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Dean Chosen for Future of Nursing 2030 Committee

April 5, 2019 at 12:08 PM / by UC College of Nursing

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The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing’s motto is “UC See Nurses. We See Leaders.” The college’s Dean Greer Glazer, PhD, has once again embodied that motto by being chosen to serve on the Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Committee – made up of fifteen health care professionals from universities, health care systems and public health departments from all across the United States.

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Adult Gero Primary Care or Family Nurse Practitioner: Which One Is Right for You?

February 28, 2019 at 5:16 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in Doctor of Nursing Practice, Master of Science in Nursing

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Working as a nurse practitioner is both demanding and rewarding. All across the country, nurse practitioners are serving as a lifeline for patients, many who would otherwise struggle to access care, offering a high-quality, cost-effective solution to increasing access to healthcare for millions of Americans. In 2016, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics projected a 31% growth rate for the nurse practitioner profession compared with the average of 11% for all professions. In 2019, nurse practitioner was ranked a top ten best job in America by U.S. News and World Report.

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Finding Solace in School

January 9, 2019 at 3:16 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in magazine

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Louis Gamba Ti Banguima is currently rounding out his first year in the College of Nursing’s PhD program. But when he immigrated to the United States 13 years ago, he didn’t have a job, a car or even a place to live.

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Speaking Out against Nurse Violence

January 9, 2019 at 11:14 AM / by UC College of Nursing posted in magazine

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It didn’t take long for Corinne Fratianne to grasp the meaning of the decades-old idiom, “Nurses eat their young.”

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Alumnus, Shooting Survivor Bond in SICU

January 8, 2019 at 5:03 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in magazine

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Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, began as a typical day of work for Robbie Thomas, a day-shift nurse in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) at University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC). He clocked in just before 7 a.m., met his charge nurse and coworkers in the meeting area they call the “fish bowl” and learned about the two patients he would care for that day.

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From Paper to Practice

January 7, 2019 at 10:11 AM / by UC College of Nursing

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Jody Miniard received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Cincinnati in May 2017. Eighteen months later on Nov. 6, 2018, an express clinic opened at Mayfield Brain & Spine’s Rookwood Exchange location in Cincinnati, where Miniard works as a nurse practitioner. The correlation? Her DNP project, which confirmed the need for such a clinic by proving nurse practitioners can triage patients as accurately as surgeons can.

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Yielding Global Impact

January 7, 2019 at 10:11 AM / by UC College of Nursing

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At a Cincinnati coffee shop in September, alumnus Derek Garde ordered an espresso made from beans he and friends roasted at a workshop in Monroe, Ohio.

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Limiting Postpartum Opioid Prescriptions

January 2, 2019 at 4:24 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in magazine, research

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Successful pain management is one of the biggest factors in recovering from surgery, especially in the case of a cesarean delivery. Aware of this fact and its possible consequences, Beth Ann Clayton, DNP, MS, CRNA, associate professor and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) in Nurse Anesthesia at the college, used her own DNP project to create practice guidelines for managing acute post-surgical pain in women who have cesarean deliveries.

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iLead Provides Peer Support for Students

November 16, 2018 at 2:42 PM / by UC College of Nursing posted in Insider

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“College is a scary time,” says Olivia Williams, a third-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing student. “It’s a very transitional time and I think a lot of people get homesick and are very uncertain of themselves when they come here, so to have a community you can fall back on and people you know you can fall back on, I think it’s really important.”

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Students among First to Visit Innovation Hub

October 22, 2018 at 10:20 AM / by UC College of Nursing posted in In the News

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Students at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing were among the first at UC to get their hands on cutting edge technology at UC’s 1819 Innovation Hub. Several groups of nursing students spent time during the first part of the fall semester learning about 3D printers, laser cutters and other technology in what are called makerspaces.

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