Hope Ukatu

The privilege to care

DNP graduate Hope Ukatu says it was her father’s example of serving his community that inspired her to find a career where she could help people. “As a nurse practitioner, I work hard to ensure patients feel they are cared for,” said Ukatu.
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US News & World Report DNP RankingDNP program ranked 13th by US News & World Report

US News & World Report ranked our DNP program 13th overall among nursing graduate programs. Our Informatics DNP specialty was ranked second and our midwifery DNP specialty was ranked fourth. Full information on the ranking methodology is available on the US News & World Report website.
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The feeling is mutual

Joan Liaschenko is called upon often to help patients, families and health care teams navigate complex and emotionally-charged decisions about care. As director of the Ethics Consultation Service for the University of Minnesota Medical Center, she relies on the expertise of colleagues from multiple disciplines.
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Planting Seeds of Innovation was designed to help nurses to play a more active role in inventing and tweaking products, partly because they’re already heavy users of medical equipment.
(KARE11, March 7, 2017) Assistant Professor Melissa Horning recommends a gradual shift away from unhealthy foods for a more sustainable improvement in diet.
(Star Tribune, Feb. 8, 2017) Associate professor Jeanne Pfeiffer explains how to avoid germs when those around you are ill.. “We say distance is a barrier,” she said. “When someone isn’t feeling well but they’re not staying home, we like to keep 3 feet of distance.”
It’s a long road from tending tobacco fields in North Carolina to being named one of the 350 women who changed the world by Working Women magazine, but General Clara Adams-Ender has always defied convention.

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.


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Our 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. 

Leading Nursing Informatics

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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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