College of Nursing

Kent State University College of Nursing seniors, Alyssa Lodi (back, right) and Anna Hunker (front, right), lead a group of middle school students through simple yoga stretches to promote relaxation and mindfulness during the health and wellness fair. Alliance Middle School students are more likely to make healthy lifestyle choices after attending a health and wellness fair presented by a group of senior nursing students from Kent State University College of Nursing. The adolescents rotated through four exhibits which focused on positive self-talk, mindfulness and stress management, the...

Jason Fisher, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN-CMC, MSN/FNP graduate student, and Suzanna Thiese, BSN student, recently advocated for nursing policy on Capitol Hill. Jason Fisher, BSN, RN-BC, CCRN-CMC, a MSN/FNP graduate student, and Suzanna Thiese, a BSN student, recently attended the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Student Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. The three day conference hosted speakers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), American Association of Colleges of Nursing...

Barbara Donaho, front center, sits with the 2017 recipients of the Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award. Nearly 30 northeastern Ohio medical professionals, formally known as preceptors, were honored at the Eleventh Annual Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Awards on Thursday, March 23. Nominated by nursing students, faculty and staff, the award recognizes exceptional nurses and physicians for generously donating their time to mentor...

College of Nursing & College of Public Health Students are trained by disaster experts Kent State University College of Nursing is collaborating with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to stage a disaster simulation exercise on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center - Kent campus. The Point of Dispensing Exercise will involve a...

Nursing Sandbox

College of Nursing & College of Public Health Students are trained by disaster experts You must complete the program course requirements and a minimum of 525 practicum hours. View in University Catalog DNP Program Requirements: 2017-2018 CODE TITLE CREDIT HOURS HI 80411 CLINICAL ANALYTICS 3 NURS 70620 DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE SEMINAR 1 NURS 70630 RESEARCH METHODS...

Kent State University President Beverly Warren (right) and Dean Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, blow out candles at the College of Nursing’s 50th birthday party Monday afternoon. This year, Kent State University College of Nursing will celebrate 50 years of nursing education, research and community outreach. To kick-off the year-long celebration, the college hosted a birthday party for students, faculty, staff, alumni and distinguished guests Monday afternoon in Henderson Hall on the Kent campus. “You are a legacy of...

Kent State University President Beverly Warren (right) and Dean Barbara Broome, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, blow out candles at the College of Nursing’s 50th birthday party Monday afternoon. More than 500 guests, including 61 graduating nursing students from Kent State University College of Nursing, gathered in the Kent State Student Center Ballroom on Friday, December 16, for the Fall Undergraduate Convocation ceremony. The event recognized the accomplishments of the graduates and marked their successful transition from nursing...

Henderson Hall Kent State University College of Nursing has received a grant totaling $100,000 from the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, a private grant-making foundation interested in supporting mental health programs in northeast Ohio. Barbara Drew, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate professor, and Wendy Umberger, Ph.D., RN, PMHCNS-BC, associate dean for graduate...

College of Nursing & College of Public Health Students are trained by disaster experts Kent State University College of Nursing is collaborating with the Portage County Health Department and the Emergency Management Agency (EMA) to stage a disaster simulation exercise on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, and Thursday, November 17, 2016, from 8:30 - 11 a.m. at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center - Kent campus. The Point of Dispensing...

A preceptor helps a student complete a procedure Each semester, nearly 400 registered nurses and advanced practice nurses at over 100 health care organizations across northeast Ohio volunteer to mentor Kent State University College of Nursing students in a clinical setting. These nursing professionals, known as preceptors, work one-on-one with students sharing their real-world experiences and...