USF Health College of Nursing

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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]

Happening Now

An internationally renowned oncology nurse scientist credited for her ground-breaking research in cancer symptom management and hospice and palliative care has retired after more than 34 years at the USF College of Nursing. Susan McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN, a distinguished professor whose accolades include a multitude of teaching and research awards, is leaving the graduate [read more]

College of Nursing News

Confident. Caring. Compassionate. A great listener. An even better teacher. Those are words nursing students have used to describe Julie Trinadel, ARNP, a nurse practitioner at USF’s Student Health Services who has been mentoring future nurses for nearly three decades. Trinadel started her career at … [read more]
Beginning in May 2019, students entering the nurse anesthesia program at the USF College of Nursing will be graduating with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, as nursing schools shift from awarding a master’s to a doctoral degree to meet a nationwide mandate. The Council on Accreditation of … [read more]
A USF College of Nursing researcher specializing in promoting competence in caring for older adults with heart failure was recently recognized with a career achievement award in geriatric nursing from the American Heart Association (AHA). Associate Professor Dr. Harleah Buck, PhD, RN, FPCN, FAAN, re … [read more]
Returning Peace Corps volunteers looking to continue and build on the skills learned after a global experience have the opportunity to obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing at USF through a special fellowship program. The Coverdell Fellows program begins in January 2019 at the College of Nursing. Th … [read more]
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