|Grief Leads to Nursing Career|
Originally a pre-med student and aspiring neonatologist, Karina Mays-Briscoe took a detour after the birth of her first child, Jayden, in 2008.
|Sex-specific effects of DHEA on bone mineral density and body composition: A pooled analysis of four clinical trials|
Women 55 and older have an increased risk of bone and muscle loss but therapy with the hormone Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) may help prevent bone loss and increase muscle mass in older women, according to a new study led by Catherine M. Jankowski, PhD, FACSM, an exercise physiologist and associate professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus.
|Wilderness & Ski Patrol Nursing|
University of Colorado College of Nursing Senior Instructor Laura McGladrey, FNP, PMHNP, RN, FAWM has been hosting the Wilderness Medicine courses for the past several years. Laura currently serves on the Monarch Ski areas Ski Patrol. She has also encouraged other nurses to join the patrol as a way to care for patients that may need more intensive care on the mountain.
|Center for Nurse-Midwifery – Longmont Celebrates their 100th birth!|
Congratulations Erika Gutierrez and Daniel Gonzalez on your beautiful baby girl, Leah. Leah was the 100th birth at the Center for Nurse-Midwifery - Longmont. Sharon Shin, Erika’s certified nurse-midwife (CNM), was honored to comfort and support Erika through this miraculous 30-hour labor!
|Professor Nancy Lowe,CNM,PhD,FACNM,FAAN, is the 2018 recipient of the American College of Nurse Midwives’ Hattie Hemschemeyer Award|
Named after the first President of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), this award honors an exceptional midwife for continuous outstanding contributions or distinguished service to midwifery and/or maternal and child health (MCH), or contributions of historical significance to the development and advancement of midwifery, ACNM, or MCH. The Hattie Hemschemeyer Award is ACNM’s most prestigious honor.
|Paying her Success Forward|
CU College of Nursing alumna paves way for future nursing leaders through scholarships.
|PhD student becomes first interdisciplinary student in Caring Science program|
When Rachel Johnson began her career as a social worker, she wanted to help others just as a social worker helped her as a young adult. Johnson enrolled in the PhD in Caring Science program at the University of Colorado College of Nursing because of her research interest in social work’s benefit on people’s health.
|Sheridan Health Services Passes Federal Government Compliance Review with an Outstanding Rating|
Sheridan Health Services, a University of Colorado College of Nursing nurse-led community health center in the Denver metro area, recently passed the Health Resources & Service Administration (HRSA) Compliance Review with a 100 percent rating.
|How the CU College of Nursing Simulation labs prepared me to be a nurse|
The University of Colorado College of Nursing offers a Simulation Lab (SIM) that exposes students to a death and dying simulation.
|Understanding Substance Use Disorder in the clinical setting|
Dr. Fara Bowler explains the dangers of substance use and how to prevent it
|Student comes full circle, from patient to student|
When Josi Berry delivered her second child at the University Nurse-Midwives (UNM) the experience was so inspiring that she decided to become a nurse midwife.
|New Nursing dean sees boundless potential|
Growing up in a large family, especially as the middle child, tends to enhance a person’s powers of observation. So it was for Elias Provencio-Vasquez, new dean of the CU College of Nursing.
|Celebrating the first birth at our new midwifery clinic|
Amy Quinn was the first natural birth at CU College of Nursing’s new Longmont clinic. Ana Williams was the delivering nurse-midwife.
|The Passing of a Legend|
Faculty emeritus Vicki Erickson, PhD, leaves a rich legacy
|Why delivery with the University Nurse-Midwives clinic changed Stephanie Finnie's life|
Stephanie Finnie's first child birth was in a hospital under a rigid plan. The customized, caring plan Stephanie received for her second child at the University Nurse-Midwives clinic changed her life.