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Nursing works with other health disciplines to improve SC's health

Nursing works with other health disciplines to improve SC's health

The Carolina Family Practice, operated by nursing faculty, has a new home to better serve its patients.

Staying healthy is hard for patients with chronic conditions. A new center at USC is trying to help.

Staying healthy is hard for patients with chronic conditions. A new center at USC is trying to help.

While working as a home health nurse as she pursued her master's and doctoral degrees, Cindy Corbett saw first-hand how patients with chronic conditions struggled to manage their health.

Better Together

Better Together

Combining resources and working together makes more sense than trying to go it alone. That's the driving belief behind the Interprofessional Education Collaborative push among the health sciences disciplines at the University of South Carolina.

Future of Nursing Scholars grant awarded to college

Future of Nursing Scholars grant awarded to college

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation supports the PhD program.

Ph.D Program Director receives top honor for transcultural nursing

Ph.D Program Director receives top honor for transcultural nursing

Dr. DeAnne K. Hilfinger Messias is the 2017 recipient of the Leininger Transcultural Nursing Award.

What 'big data' can do for health care

What 'big data' can do for health care

Dr. Ronda Hughes and her team are working to improve decision-making and gain new knowledge that will enhance health care.

Lobby renovations modernize the College of Nursing

Lobby renovations modernize the College of Nursing

If you visit the College of Nursing, you'll notice some big changes in the public spaces on the first and second floors; renovations to the lobbies and elevators were finished in October.

Making dreams come true

Making dreams come true

A nursing degree from USC helped make Patricia Edens Eddy's dreams come true. Now, she wants to help make that experience available for others.

Breathe easier

Breathe easier

A diagnosis of lung cancer used to be a near-certain death sentence, but as early detection of the disease continues to improve and treatment becomes more effective, survivors are growing in number.

College honors alumni award recipients at alumni oyster roast

College honors alumni award recipients at alumni oyster roast

Christopher Blake Frazier, RN, BSN, received the Outstanding Young Nurse Alumnus award; Dr. Martha S. Tingen, PhD, RN, FAAN, received the Outstanding Nurse Alumna award.

The right fields

The right fields

For nursing students, Leah Miller, Jordan Fenninger and Amanda Pridgeon, marching band provides more than practice for early-morning hospital shifts.

Stick with the program

Stick with the program

Dr. Tisha Felder is testing strategies to help breast cancer survivors improve adherence to hormonal therapy that could save their lives.

A rural outreach

A rural outreach

The College of Nursing makes a big impact on S.C.'s rural health care, with initiatives in place to address rural health disparities, improve mental health access and respect cultural differences in health care decision making.

New Crew

New Crew

The College of Nursing has appointed key senior faculty members, including new associate deans for academics and faculty affairs, an assistant dean of graduate programs, as well as a new director of the Clinical Simulation Laboratory.

Nursing from the heart

Nursing from the heart

South Carolina Nurses Foundation (SCNF) scholarship winners, De'Aaricka Wilkes and Danielle Glass, are inspired by patient connections.

A Second Chance to Care

A nurse practitioner role at the VA hospital gave alumna Kimberly Eaker a second chance at caring for patients from her past.

College of Nursing hosting second annual Alumni Weekend

College of Nursing hosting second annual Alumni Weekend

Come back to campus Oct. 27-28, 2017, for two days full of events planned for alumni and friends of the college as well as those in the health care community.

Rising to the challenge

Rising to the challenge

In recognition of World Heart Day, the staff of the university's Capstone Scholars Program has completed training and is now certified in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

Practice makes prepared

Practice makes prepared

It's the real world of nursing where caregivers act as cognitive detectives while juggling competing demands. USC nursing students boost competency through clinical simulation training.

Being the change

Being the change

While many of his nursing school classmates spent their summer clad in scrubs providing patient care, Bradley Quarles donned a suit and tie, answered phones and met constituents.

Creating a way

Creating a way

Nursing student Shannon Eichorst has been crafting ceramics since her freshman year of high school. Now, as a junior, she is reaping the benefits of her creations as a way to send local students to Young Life summer camp.

College welcomes five new Partnership Board members

College welcomes five new Partnership Board members

Brenna DeLaine, Patricia Eddy, Rozalynn Goodwin, Terry Peace and Marshall Prince have joined the board for the 2017-2019 term.

College of Nursing Announces new Research Professor

College of Nursing Announces new Research Professor

Dr. Cindy Corbett joins the college as the SmartState Endowed Chair for Nursing.

Dean's Circle Spotlight: Jeanne Cavanaugh, Pattie Heady

Dean's Circle Spotlight: Jeanne Cavanaugh, Pattie Heady

Support for nursing students drives Jeanne Cavanaugh and Pattie Heady to give back to the College of Nursing. They are two of the first group of members of the college's Dean's Circle.

Improving access to rural SC with HRSA award

Improving access to rural SC with HRSA award

Dr. Stephanie Burgess has been awarded a HRSA grant with support of the SC Promise Zone to increase the number of primary care FNPs in South Carolina's rural areas.

 

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