Two dozen advanced nursing students from the University of New Mexico College of Nursing and San Juan College will soon be gaining real-world clinical experience providing care to underserved communities in the Navajo Nation.
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.
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center wrapped up the just-ended fiscal year with a record $165 million in grant funding for biomedical research, representing more than a decade of continuous growth, the university announced Tuesday.
UNM School of Medicine and College of Nursing programs rank among the best in the nation when it comes to rural medicine, primary care and nurse midwifery according to new rankings released by US News and World Report.
The University of New Mexico College of Nursing has received a $20,000 grant that will help fund the scholarship of two doctoral nursing students. The award from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare is part of an effort to stem a national faculty shortage and prepare the next generation of nurses.
Participants can learn about medical imaging in radiologic services, participate in an interactive occupational therapy session, see a medical simulation lab and receive a hands-on overview from medical laboratory sciences about tests that help diagnose disease in patients. Tours of various HSC departments will be held 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.
The University of New Mexico’s Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) has been awarded a five-year, $23 million grant renewal by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) following a competition in which it received one of the highest scores in the nation, it was announced Friday.