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August 23, 2021Nurse leaders instrumental in new state law ensuring clean air in operating rooms
The new law mandates surgical facilities have surgical smoke evacuation policies and practices.
July 8, 2021Couple endows chair to honor nursing career
Gift establishes the Kathleen M. Irwin Endowed Chair Professorship in Outstanding Nursing Practice
June 15, 2021UIC Nursing alumni mentor program finds meaning during COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19 health crisis underscores the importance of mentor, mentee relationships arranged through the UIC Nursing Alumni Mentor Program
June 15, 2021Renowned researcher named UIC Nursing 2021 Distinguished Alum
Tonda Hughes is a pioneer in the field of lesbian and bisexual women’s health
June 14, 2021UIC Nursing faculty member wins seed money for wound drain device
Peggi White inspired to develop a better wound drain after son’s surgery
March 17, 2021UIC Nursing study: Clinic no-show rates dropped with telehealth
No-show rates dropped significantly and there was an increase in new-patient visits at the UIC College of Nursing nurse-managed clinic after it transitioned to telehealth last spring in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
February 10, 2021Survey: Cleaning product use affecting asthma more during COVID-19 measures
Those with asthma are experiencing less asthma control related to an increase in using household disinfectants – known asthma triggers — because of COVID-19.
January 5, 2021What is surgical smoke and what can be done about it?
Researchers call attention to the importance of mitigating smoke generated by surgical tools in operating rooms
September 9, 2020COVID-19 testing project gives students unique opportunity to practice clinical skills
COVID Rapid Response Team uses volunteers to test thousands of individuals who are unsheltered and seniors
June 12, 2020Transforming clinicals to meet COVID reality
Nursing shows agility by swiftly converting classes and clinicals to virtual formats and finding other creative ways to replace in-person experiences