|Family Nominates Hammond for CO Hall of Fame|
Zipporah Parks Hammond (1924-2011), BS '46, has been nominated for induction to the Colorado Hall of Fame three times.
|College Names Former Cadet Nurse Honorary Alumna|
Among the hundreds who crossed a major life milestone at spring commencement on May 27, 2016, was Elaine Provancha, a former nursing student who was granted an honorary alumna award from the College of Nursing Alumni Association.
|ACPNP Program Graduates First PGC Cohort|
The acute care pediatric nurse practitioner (ACPNP) program, which offers both a postgraduate certificate (PGC) and a master of science degree, celebrated the graduation of its first cohort earlier this year.
|C-P.A.W.W. 2016 Update|
It’s been a bustling summer for Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors (C-P.A.W.W.).
|College of Nursing Alumna Earns DAISY Award|
The CON would like to congratulate Johanna Maier, RN, of the University of Colorado Hospital’s Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) for her special recognition by the DAISY Foundation. Maier received the foundation’s Daisy Award on April 18 during a celebration in the MICU.
|Alumna Named Magnet Nurse of the Year|
Kelsi Griffin, RN, a CON alumna and UCH pulmonary unit nurse, was recently granted the 2016 Magnet Nurse of the Year Award for Exemplary Professional Practice by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She was nominated by Brittany Cyriacks, RN, the pulmonary unit’s nurse educator.
|Student Ambassador attends EBP Conference|
Hannah Osieczanek, the CON’s Student Ambassador for the traditional BS program, attended the 28th Annual Rocky Mountain Interprofessional Research & Evidence-Based Practice Symposium that took place April 14-15, 2016.
|PhD Student Named Poster Finalist at WIN Conference|
CON PhD candidate Brie Thumm, MSN, MBA, RN, CNM, was named a student poster finalist at the Western Institute of Nursing’s (WIN) 49th Annual Communicating Nursing Research Conference. The conference was held April 6-9 at the Disneyland® Hotel in Anaheim, Calif.
|College of Nursing and Other CU Graduate Programs Among Best In The Nation|
Dozens of graduate programs across the University of Colorado, including the College of Nursing, land highly respected rankings in this year's lists from U.S. News and World Report, spotlighting excellence in higher education across the country.
|College Opens New Primary Care Clinic|
CU Healthcare Partners at Belleview Point held the clinic’s grand opening on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 21. Attendees were welcomed with a ceremonial ribbon cutting and tours of the facilities.
|New Campus Clinic Open to Students|
The new Campus Health Center is now offering integrated care for AMC students.
|CU College of Nursing opens Aurora clinic; new practice run entirely by nurse practitioners|
“Patients seem to like it because it gives them a little more personal touch. They're also a bit more motivated because they are paying a monthly fee,” said Kristen Petrelli, a family nurse practitioner.
“We're going back to the roots of primary care. We're going to be doing things like stitches. Hopefully, we'll have an X-ray machine and set broken bones and do all those things that primary care providers used to do,” said Wolf.