Chloe Portela

Back in her lane

Former Gophers swimmer Chloe Portela is using the Master of Nursing program to realize her childhood career ambition.

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School celebrates inaugural Welcome to the Nursing Profession ceremony
The School of Nursing hosted its inaugural Welcome to the Nursing Profession ceremony celebrating nursing students’ entry into the nursing profession at Coffman Theater on Sept. 13.
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Gender-affirming approaches to health care
Students in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program learned about gender-affirming approaches to health care during the school’s DNP Enhancement and Enrichment Programming, which brings together students in all DNP specialties for one day each semester to foster learning, engagement and leadership.

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In addition to enjoying a Pronto Pup or Sweet Martha’s Cookies, Minnesota State Fairgoers have the opportunity to advance nursing research by visiting the University of Minnesota’s Driven to Discover Research Facility (D2D).
Professor Wendy Looman, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, received the 2019 Innovative Contribution to Family Nursing Award from the International Family Nursing Association (IFNA) at its conference held Aug. 13-16 in Washington, D.C.
Students will have an opportunity to enhance their knowledge, skills and comfort in working with gender diverse populations after the University of Minnesota School of Nursing was awarded a grant to create an interprofessional simulation experience with standardized patients who are transgender and non-binary.
Professor Carolyn Porta, PhD, RN, SANE-A, FAAN, will receive the 2019 Ann Burgess Forensic Nursing Research Award of the Year from the International Association of Forensic Nurses.

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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.

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