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University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Educating for emergencies: USF nursing professor hosts active shooter and mass casualty training program for the community

Active shooter and mass casualty events occur too frequently, prompting an urgent dialogue about prevention and response strategies. Following a rise in church shootings in 2021, Dr. Janet Roman, a professor at the University of South Florida College of Nursing, initiated efforts to educate and equip the community for these crises.

June 11, 2024Current News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Transitioning Leadership: The Biobehavioral Lab welcomes Ryan Pace

Dr. Ryan Pace steps into the role of Assistant Director of the Biobehavioral Lab at the USF Health College of Nursing.

May 31, 2024Current News, Research

University of South Florida College of Nursing: Port Clinic Ribbon Cutting

USF Health College of Nursing unveils Port of Tampa Seafarers Center Clinic

The USF Health College of Nursing and Port Tampa Bay have partnered to create a first-of-its-kind on-site nurse-managed clinic to provide health care for the thousands of seafarers whose global maritime routes bring them to the port each year.

May 29, 2024Current News, Global Nursing, Partnerships

Ashley Curtis, PhD, conducts study in CASH Lab.

Golden minds in the golden years: Dr. Ashley Curtis' research on aging and cognitive wellness

As humans age, their minds and bodies undergo many changes. While many of these changes are a universal experience, such as graying hair and weakening bones, other changes, like those that affect the brain, raise many questions and concerns for researchers. Among them is Ashley Curtis, PhD, a trailblazing researcher in the USF College of Nursing, investigating how cognitive function relates to sleep in aging adults.

May 22, 2024Current News, Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Nursing expansion progresses: demolition complete, new construction phase set to begin

The USF Health College of Nursing expansion project is advancing with demolition complete and construction of a new state-of-the-art facility beginning.

May 20, 2024Current News

Mo-Bull Nurse Medical Clinic arrives at Brooksville Health Fair

Mo-Bull Health Medical Clinic aids in cancer prevention by offering free screenings at SWFCCC health event

The USF Health College of Nursing's Mo-Bull Nurse Medical Clinic recently participated in a Health Expo coordinated by the Southwest Florida Cancer Control Collaborative. In collaboration with the Pasco FBCCEDP and the Cancer Tamer Foundation, the event provided the community of Brooksville with vital health information and screenings.

May 16, 2024Current News, Partnerships

Student nurse treats patient

USF Health College of Nursing Launches New Hospice and Palliative Care Graduate Certificate Program for Nurses

In response to the increasing need for skilled professionals in end-of-life care, USF Health College of Nursing has launched a graduate certificate program in Hospice and Palliative Care. This program will equip registered nurses with the education, training, and clinical hours required to take the Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN®) exam.

March 25, 2024Current News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Health College of Nursing strengthens the nursing workforce through partnerships, securing an additional $1.4 million with leading Tampa hospitals

The newest three LINE proposals pair the College of Nursing with BayCare, Advent Health, and Tampa General Hospital totaling $1.4 million.

January 25, 2024Current News, Partnerships

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Celebrating 18 years of Excellence – Happy CRNA Week Article

In 2006, the University of South Florida College of Nursing launched its Nurse Anesthesiology program with just 12 students. Over the last 18 years, the program has expanded fivefold from its initial size and now ranks among the 10 largest programs in the country by cohort size.

January 24, 2024Awards & Accolades, Current News

2023 Recap

2023 Year-End Recap

The "Glitch of Nursing Future" paid Dean Menon a visit to see all the exciting things we accomplished during our Jubilee year! From transformative programs to epic celebrations, 2023 was nothing short of spectacular!

December 20, 2023Current News

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USF BSN Program Added As Approved Training Program Benefiting Low Income And Dislocated Adults

The USF College of Nursing's BSN Program has earned approval as a training program for Career Source Tampa Bay. Their Adult & Dislocated Worker Program, funded by the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA), can cover program costs, books, materials, and more.

December 8, 2023Current News, Student Success

Megan Heskett learns she won the 2023 Daisy Award

Megan Heskett Receives Prestigious Nursing Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nursing Faculty

A distinguished leader among 37 faculty nominees, Megan Heskett emerged for her exceptional dedication and extensive impact on USF College of Nursing students.

December 4, 2023Awards & Accolades, Current News

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USF Health College of Nursing News highlights the great work of our trailblazing faculty, staff, and students! The College of Nursing is an integral part of USF Health and the University of South Florida. USF Health College of Nursing -- Where Nursing Trailblazers Belong!