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URI Nursing students, faculty members represent URI in Liberia

Follow the nurse practitioner students' experiences throughout their time in Africa in a running blog

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Nursing Commencement speaker to highlight ‘what happens next’

By Allie Lewis The College of Nursing, in collaboration with its professors and students, have chosen to honor one of their best and brightest as this year’s commencement speaker. Avon, Mass., native Shannon McIsaac will take the podium at Commencement Weekend to address her fellow nursing graduates with a message of perseverance, hope and, above […]


Yale honors URI Nursing Dean for outstanding achievements

Barbara Wolfe to be recognized by her alma mater as ‘Distinguished Alumna’ College of Nursing Dean Barbara Wolfe will be recognized this week by the Yale School of Nursing for her achievements and distinction within her career. The Yale School of Nursing’s Distinguished Alumna/us Award recognizes a select few individuals each year for demonstrating “achievement […]


URI health care webinar: Big Data’s impact on productivity improvement

Dr. Theresa Fitzpatrick, senior vice president of management consulting firm Kaufman, Hall & Associates, will explore how advanced analytics are making traditional approaches to clinical productivity improvement obsolete during a live webinar April 24 at 1 p.m.


College of Nursing receives $1 million gift for scholarships

The University of Rhode Island has received a $1 million gift to provide scholarships for students in the College of Nursing. The gift comes from the estate of Eleanor Ferrante Barlow and her late husband, Edward, of Rumford and Westerly, R.I.

VIDEO: Why choose URI Nursing? Find out here

Six undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Two locations, including the brand new Nursing Education Center in Providence. State-of-the-art research and simulation labs. An award-winning faculty dedicated to the next generation of health care professionals. Those are just some of the reasons to choose the URI College of Nursing to prepare for your career in health […]

D.I.V.E. RI continues to spark change in the URI community

Students in the URI College of Nursing are among the leaders of the program.


BLOG: URI Nursing students, faculty members represent URI in Liberia

The Nurse Practitioner students will help treat patients in a Partners In Health Clinic. Follow along with their experiences in a running blog below. The University of Rhode Island College of Nursing is continuing its global outreach over the next two weeks as four students and two faculty members are traveling to Liberia to help […]

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Liberian professor visits URI ahead of student trip to West Africa

Collaboration aims to educate students, improve health care in developing world When Ebola broke out in Liberia in 2014, more than 11,000 severely ill people sought treatment in one of the few medical clinics available. Health professionals were faced with the daunting task of trying to save thousands of people with a tiny staff of […]

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URI webinar series to promote health system transformation

To increase awareness of the issue and help spur the change, URI Nursing Professor Betty Rambur is spearheading a series of webinars to enhance health care professionals’ knowledge of health system science and promote understanding of health system transformation concepts. The 50- to 90-minute programs — funded by a $119,000 grant from the state Executive […]


Presentation at RINEC focuses on nurses’ roles in healthcare innovation

Aidan Petrie to speak at NEC in Providence Feb. 21 at noon Nurses are at the front lines of health care and are key to improving patient care through transformation of health care systems. The need for user-centered innovation is paramount and nurses are in an ideal position to identify the need for novel solutions, […]

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