Eight students will graduate from the College of Nursing at UT Knoxville having received a richer, more intensive clinical experience this semester, thanks to a unique partnership with Parkwest Hospital in Knoxville.
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In this WATE-TV story about the shortage of primary care doctors, College of Nursing Dean Joan Creasia talks about how nursing practitioners — if called upon to help make up for the shortage — can provide an exceptional quality of care.
UT Knoxville’s nuclear engineering graduate program is now a top 10 program, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2011 graduate rankings. The program was ranked ninth in the country, rising three spots from last year. UT’s law, education and logistics programs also were ranked among the best in the nation.
Carole Myers, assistant professor in the College of Nursing, sits down with WVLT-TV to discuss some of the politics behind health care reform and how it will affect you.
The College of Nursing at UT Knoxville has teamed up with UT Student Health Services and the University of Tennessee Medical Center to bring the UT community “HealthBeat 2010,” a free health fair for UT students, faculty, staff, retirees and their families, on March 31.
The UT College of Nursing is one of three colleges approved by the UT Board of Trustees to charge differential tuition. In this WATE news story, Dean Joan Creasia explains why increasing costs is necessary to maintain enrollment and the technologies needed to run a successful program.
Three colleges at UT Knoxville would charge extra tuition per credit hour, under a plan being proposed by Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek.
For years students in the College of Nursing at UT Knoxville have traveled far and wide to take their nursing skills to those in need. This spring, students from the college will help some of Peru’s poorest populations. While the group will offer their assistance for free, their travel to and stay in Peru are not free. Eyeing costs per person of nearly $3,000, the nursing students and faculty are turning to the UT and Knoxville communities for help.
Joan Creasia, dean of the College of Nursing at UT Knoxville, will retire at the end of the academic year. Creasia began serving as the college’s third dean on Oct. 1, 1995. Of all current deans on the UT Knoxville campus, she is the longest-serving.
The College of Nursing at UT Knoxville, one of the largest nursing programs in the state, is asking the public to help ensure its ability to graduate as many nurses as it can to help alleviate the state’s nursing shortage. The college is hosting a special fundraising event, called the NightinGala, to support its programs and meet the growing need for nurses. The inaugural event will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Hunter Valley Farm in Knoxville.