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Summer of service

This summer, Gator Nurses soaked up more than the sun, they also acted as sponges of knowledge to learn how to best serve their community. Dr. Dyal with her 2023 cohort. Thanks to an initiative started by UF Nursing faculty years ago, the graduating class of each Bachelor of Science…

Congratulations, Moffitt Awardees!

Gainesville Campus Awardees Congratulations to our Gainesville and Jacksonville Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing students for participating in Moffit Cancer Center Nurse Residency and scholarship program! These students will receive a $20,600 scholarship, contingent on their pledge to sign a 24-month employment commitment with Moffitt. Jacksonville Campus Awardees After…

Gator Nurses Take Plunge in First-Ever Research ‘Shark Tank’

Gator Nurses swam with the sharks in an all-new experience that put their health care innovation skills to the test. The College of Nursing recently held its first ever research “Shark Tank” to give Gator Nurses a chance to design and present their own inventions that could be used to…

Gator Nurses Set-up System for Spring Graduation Success

With graduation and her first full-time nursing job on the horizon, Class of 2023 BSN senior Victoria Hammond believed there was still some time to make her and her fellow students even more prepared for what lies ahead in their careers. BSN senior Riley Swanson tests her interviewing skills with…

UF Nursing PhD Student Shares Pain Insights with UF Health

On Tuesday, Dec. 13, College of Nursing PhD student Gina Gehling hosted a UF Health Nursing Grand Rounds session to shed some light on the most common, ‘invisible’ illness: pain. In a one-hour session, Gina covered all things related to a nurse’s role in pain, from how patients describe it…

Nurses in our Neighborhoods: How Gator Nursing Students are Impacting the Community

By Kyle Chambers From rural health centers to school clinics, Florida’s nurses work tirelessly to meet the need for quality health care for underserved populations However, the newest graduating class of Gator Nurses has already emerged as a driving force for promoting healthy living throughout local communities across the state.

UF nursing students, researchers EMBRACE collaboration for palliative care

Through a collaboration, University of Florida College Nursing students had the opportunity to work with and learn from seasoned researchers on a successful pilot study that found potential mutual benefits of caregivers giving daily massages to patients receiving hospice and palliative care.   Recent College of Nursing BSN students Kristina…