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We live by our mission – Transforming Healthcare, Transforming Lives: Creating the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow and the Research that Improves Health. This is a world-class program shaping the nursing profession as demonstrated by our rankings, our faculty and staff who are committed to student success. [READ MORE]

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The University of South Florida’s College of Nursing is partnering with the USF Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair in the Morsani College of Medicine to offer its first neurosurgical-specific nursing fellowship for advanced practice nurses seeking specialized training after graduation. The new, 12-month Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Neurosurgical Fellowship is slated to begin [read more]

College of Nursing News

Drs. Kevin Kip and Cindy Tofthagen use $275,000 National Institute on Aging grant to embark on two-year study An estimated 10 million Americans suffer from what experts call “prolonged, complicated grief.” This type of grief, which disproportionately affects the elderly, is characterized by a daily … [read more]
College of Nursing instructor Amanda Davis, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, recently received the USF Ambassadors Apple Polishing Award at a ceremony on April 10.   The student-driven award recognizes faculty and staff who have made a significant impact in a student’s life.   As a member of the student-lead … [read more]
USF College of Nursing student Laura McKnight knew reading heart rhythms was not one of her strengths. So when she started her final preceptorship at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, she made sure to seek extra help from her mentor. McKnight said she and her preceptor Alyssa Klein, RN, would sit and … [read more]
A USF College of Nursing doctoral student committed to studying depression in cancer patients recently received a national scholarship designed to help oncology nurse scientists further their research. The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Foundation, a national nonprofit charitable organization that d … [read more]
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USF Health College of Nursing Preparing 21st-Century Nurses
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