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What families can teach us

A School of Nursing program connects advanced practice nursing students with families that have children with complex health conditions so students gain deeper insight into families’ everyday lives.
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DNP informatics specialty ranked second in the country

US News and World Report ranked the school's Doctor of Nursing Practice program nursing informatics specialty second in the country. The nurse-midwifery specialty ranked fourth and the health innovation and leadership specialty ranked 12th.
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An elegant solution to a high risk problem in the OR

By wearing two pairs of gloves and removing the outer one after intubation, the spread of microorganisms is reduced. DNP Graduate Tiffany Thornton brings her scholarly quality improvement project to the practice environment.
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(March 2) PhD students Kara Koschmann, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC, and Meghan Hultman, MSN, RN, were named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing Scholars and will receive $125,000 each to use over the course of three years to complete their PhD degrees. The School of Nursing is one of 31 nursing schools nationwide to receive funding to increase the number of nurses with PhD degrees.
(Nov. 2) An exemplary partnership between the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and Fairview Health Services/University of Minnesota Health system was recognized in Washington DC this week by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for its national leadership and innovation.
Associate Professor Carolyn Porta was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Additional inductees are Kuei-Min Chen, Helga Jonsdottir, Barbara Tomczyk, Martha Hughesdon Turner and Richard Westphal.
For older adults, an accidental fall can be a pivotal event causing permanent changes in their mobility, independence and well-being. Because the costs and consequences of falls among older adults are potentially life-altering, new research on effective fall prevention strategies is gaining attention and support nationwide.

Transforming nursing education through state-of-the-art facilities

Our 11,000 square foot learning simulation environment for nursing education, research and professional development is designed to reflect the future of health care delivery and nursing science.

 Conference room in Bentson facilityOur Bentson Healthy Communities Innovation Center was designed for optimal team education and training experiences involving a range of health care professionals, with high-tech facilities and technology and simulated environments that span the continuum of care.

It also provides opportunities for collaboration with the health care community.

Advance your career in nursing.
We offer four robust degree programs. You'll learn from faculty who lead in nursing practice and research. 

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Ranked 2nd in nursing informatics education by U.S. News & World Report, we offer everything from certificates to doctoral degrees.
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