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The University of Minnesota School of Nursing is hosting a statewide conference for nurse anesthetists and students to address the opioid epidemic. The conference, on June 9, will feature experts on topics including new evidence-based practice, non-opioid alternatives during surgery and prevention of substance use disorder among nurse anesthetists.
The School of Nursing announces three new Richard Olding Beard Award winners. The Richard Olding Beard Award recognizes individuals whose foresight, wisdom and courageous advocacy for the nursing profession have led to better health care for all.
(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.
School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota received the 2017 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award today, a national honor recognizing US medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, nursing and allied health schools that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The school is one of just seven schools of nursing in the country to receive the award this year.
John J. Spillane, of Wayzata, received the University of Minnesota School of Nursing’s Richard Olding Beard Award today. The award, presented by Dean Connie White Delaney, recognizes a non-nurse whose foresight, wisdom and advocacy for the nursing profession have led to better health care for all.

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