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Demonstration Projects

Treating Trauma

Sometimes, when caring for the most vulnerable patients, nurses require a helping hand to keep themselves and those for whom they care, safe. In psychiatric inpatient wards, nurses face the additional challenge of managing confrontations with distressed patients. In some cases, this stress can escalate one step further to become…

Two Research Projects See Survey Success

This summer, two survey-based demonstration research projects are currently wrapping up their recruitment and experimental phases! Learn how each group plans to reimagine health care at UF Health. Stroke care success When it comes to treating stroke, every second counts. The fifth leading cause of death in the United States,…

Demonstration Project Nurses Take Home UF Health Nightingale Awards

Megan Bailey, Cristina Phillips and Alexandria Owens were recognized at the 2023 Nightingale Awards Recognition Ceremony! Congratulations on your nursing excellence! Rose Rivers Award for Excellence in Nursing Research: Meghan Bailey Kathyrn Gamble Award for Excellence in Nursing Quality: Cristina Phillips Rose Rivers Chrysalis Award for Evolving Nursing Research: Alexandria…

UF Health mentorship program inspires next generation of Gator nurses

The homegrown nurse leaders of tomorrow may soon sprout from Gainesville’s own backyard,  thanks to a new UF-led community outreach and mentorship effort. Launched to improve diversity and retention in the health care workforce, UF Health and the UF College of Nursing recently concluded a first-ever nurse mentorship program for more…

Nurses Share Stroke Education Insights at International Conference

Representing UF Health nursing excellence, Meghan Bailey, MSN, RN, CCRN, nurse specialist for the adult Critical Care Units and Nicolle Davis, PhD, RN, SCRN, ASC-BC, FAHA, UF Health stroke program coordinator, appeared at the International Stroke Conference held in Dallas, Texas, earlier in February. The pair of nurses served as representatives…