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CU College of Nursing Top Stories of 2022 - Anschutz Medical Campus

CU College of Nursing’s Top 5 Stories of 2022

Post-pandemic issues among the most-read content, but nurse profiles also drew interest

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

Our readership analytics seemed to affirm that sentiment. Indeed, the most-read story from CU Nursing’s newsroom highlighted how nurses processed their grief during the pandemic through art. The second most-read story provided insights for how nurses can deal with “burnout.”

Also included in our most-read list is a feature about Raiza Deyto, the college’s first COMBAT scholar, and a remembrance of the late Ann Noordenbos Smith – one of the very first Pediatric Nurse Practitioners in the country, and a longtime faculty member at the college. An article about cutting the bureaucratic red tape in the RN licensure process generated much interest as well – signaling that many readers may have an appetite for practical career-oriented advice.

We hope that you enjoy this roundup of our top stories of 2022:

#1 – Nurses Share Pandemic Stories Through Art

An art exhibition on display at the CU College of Nursing showcased what 30 pediatric nurses experienced during the 15 worst months of COVID-19.

#2 – Nursing Burnout is Real. What Can Be Done?

Two years into the pandemic, CU Nursing Associate Professor of Clinical Teaching Priscilla Nodine, PhD, CNM, FACNM, talked about burnout, and how to avoid it.

#3 – All In the Line of Duty: Raiza Deyto Named First CU Nursing COMBAT Scholar

A nurse working on her master’s degree at CU Nursing’s Veteran and Military Health Care Program, Capt. Raiza Deyto RN, BSN, was named the first nursing COMBAT Research Scholar in the CU Anschutz Center for COMBAT Research. Her work will focus on suicide prevention for veterans.

#4 – Remembering Ann Smith: A Pioneering Nurse Practitioner

With strong ties to CU Nursing, Ann Noordenbos Smith, BS ’64, MS ’65, PhD ’88, will be remembered as a pioneer in the nursing field and an insightful mentor. Learn what colleagues Loretta “Lee” Ford and Madeline “Maddie” Nichols say about her contributions.

#5 – Grad Shares Tips for Getting Licensed Post Graduation

While bureaucratic red tape can make getting a nursing license a frustrating ordeal, recent CU Nursing graduate Christopher Battelli, BSN ’21, shared his advice for expediting the process.

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