When Hurricane Sandy bore down on New York City, it knocked out power inside the neonatal intensive care unit at New York University’s Langone Medical Center, silencing all the machines that kept the tiny infants alive. The unique nursing skills needed in such situations are exactly what the Global Disaster Nursing Program in the College
UT is partnering with the state Department of Health to develop training that will enhance responses to food-borne illness outbreaks in Tennessee and across the country.
Many learn by doing. This is especially true for nursing students. UT is renovating an existing building to improve simulated instruction and research for the College of Nursing.
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that make a difference in their world. Lindsay Lee, a junior majoring in Spanish and math, has the big idea of starting Disability Awareness Week at UT. The week begins November 26 and includes events such as an art show and public forum.