College of Nursing News

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Mariah Gibbons, Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator for the College of Nursing
330-672-8756 - mgibbon2@kent.edu

News Releases

Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:52pm
Ask any ‘seasoned’ nurse what they remember about their patients, and they will not tell you about starting intravenous lines or administering medications, nor will they relate the pathology of a disease.  They will tell a story about a patient. When I am asked about being a pedi...
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 4:47pm
The newly formed “Research and Innovation Advisory Board” within the College of Nursing is helping to connect donor-provided funds with faculty and students who are participating in nursing research. The board, consisting of tenured faculty, non-tenured faculty, grant administrat...
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 3:37pm
Bridging the field of early childhood literacy with child health and development, faculty member Elaine Thomas, MSN, RN, CNE, Senior Lecturer, is serving as co-investigator on a recently funded grant award to the Kent State University School of Information in partnership with the...
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 3:17pm
During the spring semester retreat on January 13, 2022, Kent State University College of Nursing faculty and staff added their voices to a new project entitled, Sacred Breath: Nurses Respond to Covid-19, presented by the Wick Poetry Center in collaboration with the Ohio Nurses Fo...
Monday, March 14, 2022 - 1:00pm
Wow, 2020 was rough! Not only did it affect our everyday way of life and how we manage contagious viruses, but it also put our educational system on notice that we need to be flexible and able to change up our teaching methods on a dime. Luckily for nurses, flexibility is our mid...
Thursday, December 16, 2021 - 3:34pm
The American Academy of Nursing recently announced that Versie Johnson-Mallard, Ph.D., APRN-BC, FAAN, FAANP, Kent State University College of Nursing Dean, professor and Henderson Endowed Chair, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors until 2024. In this role Johnson-...
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 9:46am
Commonly used by nurses to infuse patient medications and fluids, intravenous (IV) insertion, or cannulation, is a vital but difficult skill for nursing students to master. As Co-Principal Investigator for the study, “Bimodal Haptic-Mixed Reality (HMR) Needle Insertion Simulation...
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 8:58am
Kent State University College of Nursing recently announced the appointment of Jo Dowell, Ph.D., APRN, CNP, PNP, FNP-BC, CFNE, assistant professor, along with Dana Hansen, Ph.D., APRN, ACHPN, associate professor, as co-directors of the Ph.D. program. The newly developed state-of-...
Monday, December 6, 2021 - 4:51pm
The past few years have not been the easiest for students in the College of Nursing. Our students have been faced with challenges not seen for over a century. As nurses tend to do, these students adapted and worked hard to make the best of a difficult situation. Remote learning,...

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