Tag: Nurse Practitioner

UNM College of Nursing among top Southwest nursing schools

UNM College of Nursing among top Southwest nursing schools

By Luke Frank | July 27, 2016
NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com has ranked the UNM College of Nursing 15 out of more than 350 nursing schools in the Southwest U.S. and one of the country’s top nursing schools. Nursing Schools Almanac’s research team evaluated 3,200-plus U.S. nursing schools and campuses based on the breadth and depth of nursing programs, student success, value and other measures.
UNM expands nurse practitioner programs

UNM expands nurse practitioner programs

By Michael Haederle | October 02, 2014
In a bid to boost the ranks of primary care providers in the state, Gov. Susana Martinez and the 2014 New Mexico Legislature included a nearly $1.7 million recurring appropriation to grow the total number enrolling in UNM’s pediatric nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner and certified nurse midwife programs from 24 to 40. The UNM College of Nursing is now taking applications to fill those slots.
Governor seeking $2.5 million to expand nurse practitioner, family medicine programs

Governor seeking $2.5 million to expand nurse practitioner, family medicine programs

By Michael Haederle | December 03, 2013
Gov. Susana Martinez has announced she will seek nearly $2.5 million in new funding to expand nurse practitioner and family medicine residency slots to help meet a rapidly growing demand for healthcare. If approved, much of the money would go to expand existing programs at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, home to the UNM School of Medicine and College of Nursing.
Get to Know Your Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Get to Know Your Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

July 11, 2011
Being one of only two pediatric health care providers in an entire county would seem like an overwhelming job, but for Cheryl Sinclair it’s a privilege to care for her community’s children. Being one of only two pediatric health care providers in an ...