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Before she died, Theresa and Raphael’s mother created a video message to comfort her children, remind them of her everlasting love, and assure them that everything is as it should be. Though her story is not real, it is the type of message a person dying of HIV/AIDS may want to leave behind. It is one of four digital stories created as a UT College of Nursing pilot research project. The goal is to create a tool that can help persons with HIV/AIDS communicate their end-of-life and advanced care planning wishes.
WATE-TV’s Lori Tucker interviewed Sadie Hutson, associate professor of nursing, about her research into digital storytelling of those with HIV/AIDS. The goal of her project is to create a tool that can help persons with HIV/AIDS communicate their end-of-life and advance care planning wishes. View the story here.
The College of Nursing Nurse Anesthesia Concentration has been granted continued accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of nurse anesthesia educational programs until 2024. The thirty-one-month program culminates in students receiving a Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in nurse anesthesia. It is one of a very few programs granted accreditation with no
UT students and professors from various disciplines are working together to make an Appalachian community a safer and healthier place to live—and serve as a model to help other communities like it.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured UT students and professors from various disciplines working together to make an Appalachian community a safer and healthier place to live. The work will also serve as a model to help other communities like it. Clay County, Kentucky, ranks near the bottom for the state’s major health indicators, including obesity,
The Peace Corps announced the launch of a new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program in partnership with UT. The program will provide graduate school scholarships to returned Peace Corps volunteers who complete a degree-related internship in an underserved American community while they pursue their studies.
The College of Nursing will honor the history of the first forty years of nursing graduates and celebrate its current standing in its mission to transform health care at its annual NightinGala.
Graduate students in nursing, pharmacy, nutrition, and exercise physiology are coming together to tackle a new health challenge facing the nation—a critical need for advanced practice psychiatric mental health nurses.
UT graduate students in nursing, pharmacy, nutrition and exercise physiology are coming together to tackle a new health challenge facing the nation—a critical need for advanced practice psychiatric mental health nurses. The News Sentinel featured a story on the program, called Recovery-Based Interprofessional Distance Education (RIDE), where students are working as interprofessional teams to help