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Congratulations Spring 2024 CU Nursing Graduates!

You've made it! Graduation is a significant achievement. It's something all our graduates (and alumni) should be proud of, and we hope you look back fondly on your time at CU Nursing.


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CU Nursing Fort Lewis College Collaborative to Break Ground on $2.9 Million State-of-the-Art Nursing Training Facility

DURANGO— Learning to provide high-quality healthcare — whether in a sterile hospital setting, in a home without running water or via telehealth — takes lots of practice. 


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CU Nursing's Online Master’s Program Ranked Top 15 in the Country by U.S. News & World Report

AURORA, Colo. (February 7, 2024) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus has been ranked among the 2024 Best Online Master’s in Nursing Programs in Colorado and the country by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News ranks schools according to a variety of objective factors, such as research activity, faculty resources, student excellence, and qualitative ratings from experts.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date February 07, 2024
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University of Colorado College of Nursing NCLEX Pass Rates Above 94%

AURORA, Colo. (January 23, 2024) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing at Anschutz Medical Campus reported a 94.88% pass rate for the 2023 National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for its Bachelor in Nursing test takers.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 24, 2024
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States Committed to Improving Childhood Obesity Rates

AURORA, Colo. (January 3, 2024) – Childhood obesity is a public health crisis in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 1 in 5 children and adolescents are considered obese, and about 25% of children aged 2-5 are considered obese. There are higher rates of obesity in children from low-income families and children from Black, Native American, and Hispanic populations.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 03, 2024
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Faculty    Alumni    Students

CU College of Nursing’s Top 10 Stories of 2023

2023 is coming to a close, and the University of Colorado College of Nursing is looking back at our most popular stories of the year.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date December 18, 2023
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Students    Graduation

Congratulations Fall 2023 CU Nursing Graduates!

Graduation is a major achievement, and it’s something all our graduates (and alumni) should be proud of. You’ve spent countless hours in class, studying, working on assignments, and attending clinicals. You’ve had to balance school, life, and work during your time at the University of Colorado College of Nursing.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date December 04, 2023
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CU Nursing Participating in Colorado Free Application Day$

WHAT:  Colorado Free Application Day$ waives application fees at participating Colorado colleges and universities.  CU Nursing will waive the supplemental application fee for all students who qualify. NursingCAS fee waiver codes will be provided to the first 100 eligible students who complete the waiver request form.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date October 02, 2023
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CU Nursing Receives $2 Million Grant to Expand Healthcare in Rural Areas

AURORA, Colo. (September 27, 2023) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing received a $2 million grant to increase the number of midwives in rural areas of Colorado over the next four years.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date September 27, 2023
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Press Releases    Students

Study Shows Agency Collaboration can Help Reduce Veteran Suicide

AURORA, Colo. (July 27, 2023) – Every day, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) says 17 veterans take their own lives. More than half of them, 60%, never reached out to VA healthcare services before they committed suicide.


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New Study: Fitness Digital Health Technology can Help Some Older Family Caregivers get More Exercise, Relieve Stress

AURORA, Colo. (July 19, 2023) – As the American population grows older and life-extending technologies improve, the number of people taking care of their family members has increased. Nearly 17% of the adult population or 53 million people today provide unpaid care to a relative or other loved one with a chronic disease, according to Caregiving in the U.S. 2020 report.


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Research    Press Releases    Faculty

Nurses Can Play Critical Role Preventing Medical Device-Related Injuries

AURORA, Colo. (June 20, 2023) – Hospital-acquired pressure injuries hurt approximately 2.5 million hospital patients every year, leading to 60,000 deaths and cost an estimated $27 billion, according to a column co-authored by a professor and a student at the University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus.


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University of Colorado College of Nursing Faculty Awarded Fulbright Scholarship

AURORA, Colo. (June 5, 2023) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Christina Sun, PhD, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award in LGBT health research in Botswana and Taiwan for the 2023-2024 academic year from the U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.


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Collaboration with Montana State University and Colleges of Nursing Across Four States

AURORA, Colo. (May 31, 2023) – The Montana Office of Rural Health/AHEC, the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence (CNE), and Colleges of Nursing at the University of Colorado, Montana State University, North Dakota State University, South Dakota State University, Utah, and Wyoming have partnered to create a clinical nursing faculty & preceptor academy (CFPA) for the Rocky Mountain region. This program provides training and tools to strengthen and support clinical nursing faculty and preceptors working in rural and frontier parts of the mountain west.


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Students    Graduation

Congratulations Spring 2023 CU Nursing Graduates!

Unexpected and unforgettable are two words that describe our graduates, their accomplishments, and activities of the past few years.


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U.S. News & World Report Ranks CU Nursing as the Top Master’s and DNP in Colorado

AURORA, Colo. (April 25, 2023) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus has been ranked among the 2023 Best Master’s in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice Programs in Colorado and the nation by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News ranks schools according to a variety of objective factors, such as research activity, faculty resources, student excellence and qualitative ratings from experts.


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Education    Faculty

Celebrating 125 Years of CU Nursing

The University of Colorado College of Nursing at Anschutz Medical Campus is celebrating a major milestone this year, and we invite you to celebrate with us! Throughout much of 2023, we will observe our “quasquicentennial” – also known as our 125th anniversary.


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Alumni

2023 CU Nursing Alumni Association Awards

With great pleasure, we announce the 2023 recipients of the CU College of Nursing Alumni Association Awards.


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Faculty

On the Shoulders of Pediatric Nursing Giants

Cassie Fishbein leads the program that’s regarded as the birthplace of nurse practitioners. Founded by Loretta “Lee” Ford and Henry Silver in 1965, the University of Colorado’s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care program was the first of its kind.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 31, 2023
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U.S. News & World Report Ranks CU Nursing #10

AURORA, Colo. (January 24, 2023) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus has been ranked among the 2023 Best Online Master’s in Nursing and Leadership Programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 24, 2023
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Faculty    Alumni    Students

CU College of Nursing’s Top 5 Stories of 2022

We might remember 2022 as a year when we started to rebuild from the most serious public health crisis of our time.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date December 19, 2022
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Students

Congratulations Fall/Winter 2022 CU Nursing Graduates!

Unexpected and unforgettable are two words that describe our graduates, their accomplishments, and activities of the past few years. We know it’s been challenging, and you and your classmates have stepped up during these extraordinary times.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date December 13, 2022
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University of Colorado College of Nursing’s Center for Midwifery is Designated as an American Academy of Nursing Edge Runner

AURORA, Colo. (August 30, 2022) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing at Anschutz Medical Campus is pleased to announce that its Center for Midwifery has been designated as an Edge Runner by the American Academy of Nursing.


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University of Colorado College of Nursing Awarded IDEAS Grant to Build Study Abroad Capacity

AURORA, Colo. (July 28, 2022) -- The University of Colorado College of Nursing at Anschutz Medical Campus has been selected to receive funding support from the U.S. Department of State’s Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program.


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Students

Congratulations Spring 2022 CU Nursing Graduates!

Unexpected and unforgettable are two words that describe the past two years. 2021 and 2022 will be remembered as unique. We know it’s been challenging, and you and your classmates have stepped up during these extraordinary times.


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Alumni   

Karen Zink, MSN, APRN

Many women in southwest Colorado have Karen Zink, CNP, MS, to thank for providing medical care that wouldn’t have been available without her.


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Kate Coleman-Minahan Joins Betty Irene Moore Fellowship Program at UC Davis Nursing School

AURORA, Colo. (May 16, 2022) – Kate Coleman-Minahan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, assistant professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing is one of 12 nurse scientists accepted to the third cohort of the Betty Irene Moore Fellowship for Nurse Leaders and Innovators.


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Faculty    Diversity    Hot Topic

Hot Topics in Nursing: Diversity in Healthcare

When you go to the hospital today, your nurse will most likely be female and white despite a growing multiracial population in the United States. The most recent National Nursing Workforce survey shows nearly 90% of registered nurses (RN) are female and 81% are Caucasian. The largest minority in the RN workforce is Asian at 7.2%.


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Alumni

2022 CU Nursing Alumni Association Awards

It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2022 recipients of the CU College of Nursing Alumni Association Awards.


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Press Releases    Clinics

Sheridan Health Services Assisting Patients to use Telehealth

AURORA, Colo. (February 11, 2022) The Sheridan Health Services (SHS), a neighborhood community health center operated by the University of Colorado College of Nursing, has launched a program with the Arapahoe Library District to assist patients in using telehealth services.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date February 11, 2022
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The University of Colorado College of Nursing at Anschutz Medical Campus partners with Fort Lewis College to offer undergraduate nursing program in Durango

AURORA, Colo. (February 8, 2022)Fort Lewis College (FLC) and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have announced a new partnership to create a four-year undergraduate degree in nursing, bringing the state’s flagship medical institute of higher
education to the rural and Indigenous-serving campus of Southwest Colorado.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date February 07, 2022
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Press Releases    Alumni

CU College of Nursing Alumna Colleen Casper Honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

AURORA, Colo. (February 1, 2022) – Colleen Casper, RN, MS, DNP, is the 2022 recipient of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Award for Excellence for advocacy in the state of Colorado.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date February 03, 2022
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Despite a Growing Multiracial Population, Your Nurse Probably Does not Look Like You

AURORA, Colo. (January 31, 2022) While considerable funding has been spent to increase diversity in nursing programs, the number of non-white students in the United States only increased 6.6%, and ethnically diverse nursing faculty members increased just 5% in the last decade, according to a new article published in ScienceDirect.com, a multi-institution effort including researchers from the University of Colorado College of Nursing.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 31, 2022
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U.S. News and World Report Ranks CU Nursing as Top 15% for Best Online Master’s, and Top 15 for Leadership Programs in the U.S.

Aurora, Colo. (January 25, 2022) – A major publisher has ranked the University of Colorado College of Nursing online Master’s in nursing and leadership programs as among the best in the nation.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 25, 2022
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Faculty   

University of Colorado College of Nursing State of the College Address 2022

CU Nursing leadership presented a videotaped State of the College Address during today’s All College monthly meeting -- providing an update as to where we currently are and plans for the future.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 24, 2022
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Midwives are Burned Out - for Surprising Reasons

AURORA, Colo. (December 17, 2021) – A new study indicates 40% of midwives in the United States are burned out or stressed and exhausted, putting them at risk for making medical errors and missing necessary patient care.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date December 20, 2021
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Students

Congratulations Fall 2021 CU Nursing Graduates!

Unexpected and unforgettable are two words that describe this past year. 2021 will be remembered as unique. We know it’s been challenging, and you and your classmates have stepped up during these extraordinary times.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date December 15, 2021
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Press Releases    Alumni

CU College of Nursing Alumna Marnie McKercher Named School Nurse Administrator of the Year

AURORA, Colo.(November 10, 2021) – Marnie McKercher, DNP, recently received recognition as the 2021 School Nurse Administrator of the Year, presented by the Colorado Association of School Nurses.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date November 15, 2021
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First Time U.S. News & World Report Ranks Bachelor of Science in Nursing Programs

AURORA, Colo.(November 4, 2021)The University of Colorado College of Nursing is ranked the #31Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs,according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges rankings. This is the first time in the history of the rankings that the publication has rated undergraduate nursing programs.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date November 08, 2021
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Study Shows Nitrous Oxide Decreases Pain for Women in Labor at Any Altitude

AURORA, Colo. (October 6, 2021) – A notable study compared nitrous oxide use for pain relief during labor at institutions located at sea level versus high altitude. To date, no other publication has evaluated the impact of altitude when administering nitrous oxide for pain relief during labor. The study published in Anesthesia & Analgesia, with obstetric anesthesiologist, Cristina Wood, MD as lead author, found the gas is safe to use for pain and relaxation for women in labor whether they live in Florida or Colorado.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date October 13, 2021
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Special Interest    Child & Adolescent    Obesity

NRC Weighs in on Obesity Prevention in Early Childhood Education

Overweight and obesity often begin in early childhood and can have lasting negative effects on health and quality of life. One in eight low-income preschoolers in the U.S. is obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Children are five times more likely to be obese as adults if they’re overweight between the ages of three and five years. More than 10.5 million licensed child care slots across the nation are filled primarily by young children,1 including many of the most vulnerable and at- risk children who receive federally subsidized child care.2


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date October 12, 2021
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University of Colorado Wins National Award for Study on Social Standing Among Assisted Living Residents

Aurora, CO (September 10, 2021) — A published study by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has been selected by Mather Institute as a Silver Award recipient of the 2021 Innovative Research on Aging Awards.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date September 10, 2021
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Women’s Health Issues Addresses Research and Policy Opportunities for Military Women’s Health

Aurora, CO (September 2, 2021) — A new supplement to the peer-reviewed journal Women’s Health Issues provides overviews of existing research on topics important to military women's health—ranging from sleep to sexual and reproductive health concerns—and identifies places where additional research and policy changes can improve health for this important population.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date September 03, 2021
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Three Doctoral Nursing Students Selected as Jonas Veteran Scholars

AURORA, CO, 6/14/2021– The University of Colorado College of Nursing is proud to announce it has been awarded a new grant of $45,000 from Jonas Philanthropies, a leading national philanthropic funder of graduate nursing education. Matched by $45,000 of its own monies, the grant will fund the scholarship of three University of Colorado College of Nursing doctoral nursing students in 2021.


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"I Quit!"

AURORA, Colo. (June 14, 2021) – Even before patients overwhelmed emergency rooms with the novel coronavirus, nurses reported high levels of stress and depression, leading them to make more medical errors. In fact, a JAMA study reveals one-third of nurses who quit their jobs in 2018 cited burnout and a lack of good management and leadership as their reasons for leaving.


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Congratulations Spring 2021 CU Nursing Graduates!

Extraordinary and memorable are two words that come to mind to describe this past year. 2020 – 2021 will be remembered as unique. We know it’s been challenging, and you and your classmates have stepped up during these extraordinary times. Your resilience will serve you well in the years to come.


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New University of Colorado College of Nursing study may help some people breathe easier, live longer

Aurora, Colo. (May 13, 2021) -- While news headlines report a lack of oxygen worldwide is affecting our ability to help critically ill COVID-19 patients, historically respiratory disease is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States (CDC).


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Press Releases    COVID-19    Faculty

COVID-19 Pandemic Impacted Graduate Nursing Students at Work, Home, and School

AURORA, Colo. (May 12, 2021) – Researchers at the University of Colorado College of Nursing found that many of its graduate students suffered from increased stress after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.


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CU College of Nursing professor named ‘2021 Nurse Educator of the Year’

AURORA, Colo. (April 19, 2021) – When COVID-19 swept across the world and wreaked havoc, students everywhere faced missing classes and graduation. But not in one program at the University of Colorado College of Nursing. Kim Paxton, DNP, APRN, developed a high-fidelity virtual simulation so nursing students could continue to learn reasoning skills, earn clinical hours, and attend their commencement ceremony.


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Nursing Graduate Students Report High Levels of Stress, Anxiety, Depression

AURORA, Colo. (March 30, 2021 – Researchers at the University of Colorado College of Nursing have found that nearly one-quarter of graduate nursing students have reported elevated levels of stress, anxiety and depression, compounded in the past year by the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Only 50% of CO clinicians are willing and able to counsel women on abortion

AURORA, Colo. (March 2, 2021) – Pregnant patients in Colorado may be told about parenting and adoption, but not abortion. This is according to a new study led by Kate Coleman-Minahan of the University of Colorado College of Nursing published in the Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health.


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Cambia Health Foundation Announces 12 New Sojourns® Scholars

Committed to advancing the field of palliative care, CU College of Nursing assistant professor Heather Coats joins 61 other scholars working to ensure people with serious illness and their caregivers live well.

See full press release: Sojourn 2020 Scholars PR 2021


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 28, 2021
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U.S. News and World Report Ranks CU in Top 20 for Best Online Nursing, Leadership Programs

Aurora, Colo. (January 26, 2021) – A major publisher has ranked the University of Colorado College of Nursing online Master’s in nursing and leadership programs as among the top 20 best in the nation.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 26, 2021
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Study Finds Real Life Makes Following Doctor’s Orders Difficult to Manage Chronic Disease

AURORA, Colo. (Jan. 19, 2021) - Many patients with chronic disease may intend to follow their doctor’s orders to diet, take their medicine and exercise, but a new study finds that everyday life often gets in the way. When that happens, the study found patients can become stressed and overwhelmed and might lie about dosing or even create their own remedies.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 19, 2021
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Students

Congratulations Spring & Fall 2020 CU Nursing Graduates!

Twenty-twenty will be remembered for many years to come as a unique time. We know it’s been challenging, but you have much to be proud of, and CU College of Nursing wants to celebrate with you. 


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date December 10, 2020
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Study Suggests Emergency Departments Require Tailoring Clinical Decision Support Systems to Reduce Antibiotic Over Prescribing

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 9, 2020) – Researchers at the University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus found that a unique set of factors of the emergency department (ED) makes standard Clinical Decision Support (CDS) systems not as effective in helping to reduce antibiotic overprescribing in that environment.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date September 09, 2020
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CU College of Nursing Dean Provencio-Vasquez Appointed to NIH National Advisory Council on Nursing Research

AURORA, Colo. (July 29, 2020) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing Dean Elias Provencio-Vasquez was recently appointed to a four-year term to the National Advisory Council on Nursing Research, a federal advisory council to the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Provencio-Vasquez is one of 15 members on the Council to advise, assist, and consult with the Secretary of Health and Human Services.


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COVID-19    Alumni

CU College of Nursing alum earns grant to explore COVID-19’s impact on nurses at Children’s Colorado

AURORA, Colo. June 18, 2020) Children's Hospital - In the past few months, the COVID-19 pandemic sent shockwaves throughout the nation's healthcare facilities. Like many other hospital systems, Children's Hospital Colorado was left grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime crisis. Because COVID-19 initially impacted adult populations and organizations caring for adults, pediatric hospitals have been left out of the broader conversation. Lindsey Tarasenko, PhD, RN, Magnet Program Director & Nurse Scientist, wants to change that.


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Research    Press Releases    Faculty

Largest Study of its Kind of Women in Labor Finds Nitrous Oxide Safe

AURORA, Colo. (May 29, 2020) – Researchers at the University of Colorado College of Nursing and the School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology at the Anschutz Medical Campus found that the use of nitrous oxide (N2O) as a pain relief option for individuals in labor is safe for newborn children and laboring individual, and converting to a different form of pain relief such as an epidural or opioid is influenced by a woman’s prior birth history and other factors.


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Research    COVID-19    Faculty

Study Finds Provider Capacity to Expand Abortion – Implications for Access During COVID-19

AURORA, Colo. (April 22, 2020) – Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that interest in abortion care among advance practice clinicians (APCs) in Colorado is substantial, though barriers must be addressed in order to increase access with APCs (nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, physician’s assistants).


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Community    COVID-19    Faculty    Clinics

CU College of Nursing News Round Up

Our College of Nursing Faculty has been helping local news departments with information regarding the Covid-19 virus. From graduation requirements to cloth masks to federal funding of our nurse-led clinics -- here’s a wrap up of recent news coverage.


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Students

Great News for our CU Nursing Students and Alums

With the help of University of Colorado leadership, CU Nursing faculty, lobbyists, and State Representatives and Senators, Governor Jared Polis signed Executive Order D 2020 038 on April 15, 2020 to temporarily suspend State Board of Nursing statutes in order to expand the health care workforce. The Order temporarily suspends some State Board of Nursing rules for nursing programs. This allows our students to complete their programs in a timely fashion to help fight the Covid-19 outbreak, and also addresses the current nursing workforce needs in the state of Colorado.


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Campus Life    Students

Celebrating You - Class of 2020

4/10/20 - CU Anschutz Student Parking Refund


Dear CU Anschutz Students,

As the Chancellor’s communication outlined yesterday, the Parking Department will be refunding all students on the Anschutz Medical Campus for any parking permit fees that were paid in advance from March 16, 2020 forward. This process will begin immediately, but will take time to complete as we must review each student account individually to determine the refund amount that is due. All refunds will be mailed to students in the form of a check to the current address on file. In order to ensure the most timely and accurate return of funds, we ask you to review your parking account online and provide the most current mailing address. We know that this pandemic has caused a great deal of change in your world and we are committed to returning funds as quickly as we can.  Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding. It is our goal to have all refunds issued by the end of April. If you have an questions regarding this communique and your specific situation, please contact the parking office at (303)724-2555 or by email to CUParking@cuanschutz.edu.


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Community    COVID-19

Number of People Entering Local Addiction Recovery Program Doubles Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

An addiction recovery pilot program sees an increase of patients during Covid-19 outbreak. The Mountain Medical Road to Recovery clinic is funded through Senate Bill 19-001, which is a pilot program to deliver medication-assisted treatment to victims of the opioid epidemic. In the program, CU Nursing faculty train local nurse practitioners and physician assistants to deliver treatment at three clinical sites in Pueblo and Routt counties. The treatment is an effective approach to treating opioid addiction, combining medication with long-term behavioral therapy.


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Students

The New Normal for our CU Students

We asked our current student workers at CU Nursing how they are handling the new normal. See how a few of our students are making their new normal work for them.


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Research    Press Releases    Faculty

Research shows teens seeking judicial bypass for abortion demonstrate thoughtful decision making

AUSTIN, Texas—(January 16, 2020) New research shows that pregnant teens who seek a judicial bypass for parental consent for abortion demonstrate reason and thoughtful decision-making and involve others, all while managing abortion stigma. This study, based on in-depth interviews of 20 teens who had sought judicial bypass in Texas between 2015 and 2016, was recently published in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. The lead authors, from the University of Colorado, conducted the research as part of Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP).


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Research    Press Releases    Faculty

Changes to Title X mean contraception access for teens could worsen nationwide according to faculty member Kate Coleman-Minahan

AURORA, Colo. (Februrary 19, 2020) – Many teens lost access to confidential family planning services in Texas due to family planning budget cuts and loss of Title X funds, says a new study led by the University of Colorado College of Nursing just published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Lack of clarity around parental consent laws, confusion among staff, and funding uncertainty made it more difficult for organizations to provide confidential, low-cost, and quality services to teens. This research suggests that contraception access for teens throughout the nation could worsen as new changes to Title X are implemented.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date February 19, 2020
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Press Releases    Community    Clinics

CU Center for Midwifery Longmont Announces Partnership with Mothers’ Milk Bank

LONGMONT, Colo. (Feb. 10, 2020) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing’s Center for Midwifery – Longmont (CFM-Longmont) practice is partnering with Mother’s Milk Bank (MMB) as one of the milk bank’s newest human milk donation locations in the Denver metro area, and the first in the city of Longmont. To celebrate, CFM-Longmont will be hosting a kick-off reception at 10 a.m. on Feb. 14 at 2030 Mountain View Avenue, Suite 400, which is open to the public. “This new site allows families in the Longmont and surrounding communities to donate human milk at a convenient location,” said Jessica Anderson, director of midwifery services with CU Nursing.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date February 10, 2020
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Research    Faculty

Study finds some Texas abortion-seeking teenagers facing judicial roadblocks

Many abortion-seeking minors braving judicial bypass of parental consent face concrete roadblocks: The judges say no. Read more about the findings of an 18-year study co-written by CU Nursing’s Kate Coleman-Minahan and just published in the American Journal of Public Health.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 16, 2020
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Faculty

Dr. Heather Coats Appointed Director of Research for HPNA

The Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association announce the appointment of Dr. Heather Coats as Director of Research for HPNA through a collaboration with the University of Colorado.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 09, 2020
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Research

Study shows that the severity of sleep apnea in pregnant women is related to higher glycemic patterns

Sleep problems during pregnancy affect mother’s glucose patterns and may be predictor of increased risk for childhood obesity.


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Education

U.S. News Ranks CU Nursing Online Program as #4 in the Nation

U.S. News announced the 2019 Best Online Programs in the country and the University of Colorado College of Nursing online master’s in nursing ranked as one of the top in the nation at #4.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 17, 2019
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Research    Faculty

Researchers Raise Bar for Successful Management of Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Recent research by CU Nursing faculty Noreen Nicol, PhD, and National Jewish Health colleagues raises the bar for successful management of atopic dermatitis, which affects 18% of children. From conventional wet-wrap therapy to targeted therapies and new drugs, there have been major breakthroughs in improving the symptoms and quality of life of patients. Researchers emphasize utilizing conventional steps before initiating biologics.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 15, 2019
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College of Nursing News Archives

To view all other stories related to our students, faculty, staff and alumni within the College of Nursing please visit our archives.


Author College of Nursing Marketing | Publish Date January 01, 2019
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