College of Nursing

Happy Holidays from HSC Communications

December 12, 2013
The UNM Health Sciences Center Communications and Marketing Department wishes you and your family a happy and healthy holiday season.
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.

CON's Morton honored with Nursing Excellence Award

November 11, 2013
Nancy A. Morton, MS, RN, CCRN, has been honored by the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence for her work as a faculty member in the University of New Mexico College of Nursing.
Nurse practitioners celebrate 20 years of independence

Nurse practitioners celebrate 20 years of independence

By Luke Frank | November 11, 2013
New Mexico’s nurse practitioners this week will mark 20 years of being able to independently treat patients and prescribe drugs as they observe National Nurse Practitioner Week, Nov. 11-17.
Health Resources for the Homeless

Health Resources for the Homeless

By Cindy Foster | October 18, 2013
UNM health sciences students gain real world experience, providing care for some of Albuquerque's most vulnerable residents. The student-led, physician-supervised Healthcare Resource Center for the homeless is the first of its kind in New Mexico.

CoN Gets $5M for VA Nursing Academy Partnership

By Luke Frank | August 12, 2013

$5-Million-Plus Grant to Fund Next Five Years

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The UNM College of Nursing has partnered with the New Mexico Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System as one of six schools to be selected for the Veterans Affairs Nursing Academy Partnership (VANAP) Program.
A Midwife's Journey

A Midwife's Journey

By Lauren Lewis | January 07, 2013
Erin Stopani's first experience that made her think about becoming a midwife happened at a friend's house. A very good friend just had a home birth and was hungry after all her hard work. She invited Stopani to meet the baby and, while at it, bring ...
UNM HSC Selected as NIH Pain Education Center

UNM HSC Selected as NIH Pain Education Center

By Luke Frank | November 12, 2012
Chronic pain affects approximately 100 million Americans, costing up to $635 billion in medical treatment and lost productivity, and producing immeasurable suffering for people of every age. Yet, pain management is not taught extensively in many ...
Spring 2012 Convocation

Spring 2012 Convocation

By Lauren Lewis | April 23, 2012
Graduation Day is fast approaching and the UNM HSC would like to recognize all its spring 2012 graduates for their hard work and dedication over the years. Good luck in your future endeavors. Make us proud! If you’re graduating this spring or know ...