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University of Florida College of Nursing students and faculty can now hone their skills using the latest technology in patient safety and learning assessment following an extensive overhaul of teaching space at the college to build a leading-edge simulation and learning center.

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Gator Nurses Go Greater: College of Nursing Surpasses Capital Campaign

UF’s Go Greater Campaign came to a close this fall with a record-breaking $4.5 billion raised.

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UF College of Nursing, UF Health Shands Nursing, Launch New Program to Fund Nursing Research and Innovation

Nurses have a new opportunity to develop innovations and address the challenges facing the health system today.

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2022 NP Week | DNP Gator Nurse Alumna Feature

In honor of NP Week, we will be highlighting Gator Nursing students from our DNP program to share the great work they are doing rising to meet the needs of patients. To start us off, we have Katie Diamond (DNP 2022), who shared what it means to be a nurse practitioner and how she strives to rise to meet the needs of her patients, including hosting a free “Coffee with Katie” program to educate her patients and the community on various health topics.

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A presidential reflection

Current Alumni Council President, Ashley-Marie Mendez (ABSN 2014) shared her Gator Nursing story with students.


UF College of Nursing DNP Project Features

For 2022 NP Week, AANP has set the following theme: NPs: Rising to meet the needs of patients. For more than half a century, NPs have been leading the charge to…

This November, I Am Thankful to be Advocating for Health Care Equity

Assistant Professor Lisa Scarton, PhD, RN, speaks about what the month of November means to her. November is one of my favorite times of year: It is both Native American…

Caring for our communities: Celebrating rural health

The University of Florida College of Nursing is recognizing efforts from student nurses, faculty and alumni who serve rural communities. Through hands-on patient-care experiences such as those offered at UF…

UF College of Nursing Bids “Bem-Vindo” to Brazilian Faculty, During InteRNational Gator Nursing Week

At the UF College of Nursing, the celebration of UF International Education Week started early.  On Oct. 17, the college’s latest international visitors were greeted with a warm, welcoming “Bem-vindo”…


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