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We live by our mission – Transforming Healthcare, Transforming Lives: Creating the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow and the Research that Improves Health. This is a world-class program shaping the nursing profession as demonstrated by our rankings, our faculty and staff who are committed to student success. [READ MORE]

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A USF College of Nursing researcher specializing in promoting competence in caring for older adults with heart failure was recently recognized with a career achievement award in geriatric nursing from the American Heart Association (AHA). Associate Professor Dr. Harleah Buck, PhD, RN, FPCN, FAAN, received the Mathy Mezey Excellence in Aging Award, an honor that [read more]

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Beginning in May 2019, students entering the nurse anesthesia program at the USF College of Nursing will be graduating with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, as nursing schools shift from awarding a master’s to a doctoral degree to meet a nationwide mandate. The Council on Accreditation of … [read more]
Returning Peace Corps volunteers looking to continue and build on the skills learned after a global experience have the opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing at USF through a special fellowship program. The Coverdell Fellows program begins in January 2019 at the College of Nursing. Th … [read more]
USF Nurse Anesthetist Karla Maldonado and nurse anesthesia student Meghan Mattson recently returned from a medical mission trip to Guatemala where they assisted in life-changing surgeries to underprivileged patients. The two were part of a 25-person team with Mercy Mission that conducted 108 surgeri … [read more]
Three USF Bull Nurses have returned from two separate medical disaster relief missions in hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico – each witnessing the perseverance of survivors and vowing to return to the U.S. territory to do more. Assistant Professor Jessica Gordon, PhD, ARNP, a native of Puerto Rico, sp … [read more]
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