SCHOOL OF NURSING

LEADING THE TRANSFORMATION OF HEALTHCARE IN DELAWARE

Congratulations to Dr. Regina Sims Wright who received the Spring 2019 E. Arthur Trabant Award for Women’s Equity for her commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in the University of Delaware community.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT 

NAN Stars 2018

On September 24, the UD Nursing Alumni Network joined together to honor SON alumni and their contributions to the nursing profession. Each of these winners embody the transformative power of nursing; at the bedside, in the lab, and within roles of leadership. The annual event offers an opportunity...

Mary K. Carl Lecture Series

On October 10, the UD School of Nursing welcomed Dr. Laura Gitlin as the keynote speaker for the Mary K. Carl Lecture Series. Dr. Gitlin, Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University, addressed the topic: Transforming Care and Services for People with...

NLN Center of Excellence in Nursing Education

UD School of Nursing was recently honored as an NLN Center of Excellence (COE) in Nursing Education. A COE designation honors schools of nursing and healthcare organizations that have achieved a level of excellence in a specific area. UD School of Nursing was 1 of 16 schools to receive this honor....

Effectiveness of medication administered for LE fracture pain during hospitalization

In the University of Delaware School of Nursing Research Series, join Dr. Mari A. Griffioen on Apr. 30 for a discussion that will examine effectiveness of medications administered for acute pain during hospitalization. This visual presentation will address Dr. Griffioen’s findings in identifying...

School of Nursing No. 45 in research funding

In the most recent rankings based on the National Institutes of Health 2016 funding, the School of Nursing jumped to No. 45 in research funding. The designation is the school’s first-ever ranking — quite an important step toward research excellence. “To go from unranked to 45th is a big jump, only...

Nursing Ph.D. Acceleration

Horning is first student in UD program designed to identify ‘rising stars’ The University of Delaware School of Nursing launched a bachelor of science in nursing to doctorate in nursing science (BSN to Ph.D.) track in fall 2016. Thanks to additional funding from the Virginia Lee Franklin Memorial...

Why a Ph.D. in nursing may be the perfect goal for you

The Institute of Medicine’s Report, “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health” states nurses should be encouraged to pursue doctoral degrees early in their careers to maximize the potential value of their additional education. I finished my PhD in nursing when I was 30 years old....

At 90+ years old, every day for Ed is Christmas

Older than 90 (“We don’t want to get into that,” he says with a laugh), Ed Richards says every day for him is Christmas. Life is a gift and so is the companionship he receives from Lori's Hands college student volunteers each week. After a career in the military, multiple higher ed degrees and a...

UD Professor Honored

Teen health advocate Herrman honored by Children and Families First The University of Delaware’s Judy Herrman is steadfastly dedicated to teen health — in Delaware and across the country. With a background is in pediatric nursing, including work with Nemours Hospital for Children and the Delaware...

Nursing Science Scholars

Jonas Center funding puts Haigh, Rotchford on path to doctorates A pair of University of Delaware nursing science graduate students, Katie Haigh and Ludmila Rotchford, are on their way to doctoral degrees thanks to funding from the Jonas Center. In order to improve health care through nursing, the...

UD NURSING BLOG

A Year in Review

As we say goodbye to December and welcome January, now is the time to look back and reflect upon all that we accomplished last year. This past year saw UD Nursing recognized by its peers for standout contributions by alumni and students, remarkable achievements by our...

New Nursing Blog

Welcome to the UD School of Nursing blog! With the support of the College of Health Sciences, we have launched a bi-monthly blog to showcase UD Nursing. We’ll be talking about the state of nursing in Delaware, highlighting faculty, students, and alumni stories, and...

The Baccalaureate degree program in nursing/Master’s degree program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at the University of Delaware are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education(http://www.ccneaccreditation.org)