I especially enjoy how nursing students and RN's in Wyoming and from all around the country come together from both rural and urban locales, sharing their experiences from various work settings! It adds a richness to learning that can't be found in a textbook.
Get to Know Your Faculty Series: All about Sarah Kooienga. "Professionally, my passion area is primary care. I have been a Family Nurse Practitioner for over 25 years. I count it one of the greatest blessings of my life that I had relationships with so many patients and families."
Get to Know Your Faculty Series: All about Nancy McGee. "The need for increased psychiatric care in the state of Wyoming is apparent. I am excited to be at the forefront of developing a program that will prepare students to fill these care needs."
Alert response to clinic patients leads UW professor to rewarding research: Professor Carron's interest in her research topic ["Psychosocial Distress, Coping, and Health-Related Quality of Life in Adult Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)") seems unusual in that it stems from her clinical work as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Dermatology. "But Dermatology is an entry point in the health care of women with PCOS," says Carron. Read more by clicking the title.
Dean of the UW School of Nursing, Mary Burman, received the Wyoming Nurses Association Lifetime Achievement Award September 2014 at the Wyoming Nursing Summit and Convention. Read more by clicking on title.
Two new faculty (Rebecca Carron, PhD, RN, NP-C; and Sarah Anne Kooienga, PhD, FNP, ARNP) and two new staff members (Kayla Boshell, office associate for BRAND; and Joanne Prahl, assistant coordinator for the Clinical Simulation Center) are on board so far for 2014.