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Blue, Green and White Tilt Shift Lens Illustration. Surgery smoke

August 23, 2021

Nurse 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.

Dr. Steven Irwin and his wife Kathleen Irwin for whom an endowed chair will be named.

July 8, 2021

Couple endows chair to honor nursing career

Gift establishes the Kathleen M. Irwin Endowed Chair Professorship in Outstanding Nursing Practice

June 15, 2021

UIC 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, 2021

Renowned researcher named UIC Nursing 2021 Distinguished Alum

Tonda Hughes is a pioneer in the field of lesbian and bisexual women’s health

June 14, 2021

UIC 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, 2021

UIC 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

bucket of cleaning supplies

February 10, 2021

Survey: 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.

Blue, Green and White Tilt Shift Lens Illustration. Surgery smoke

January 5, 2021

What 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

Isabel Nieto (NURS '20) enters data in the IDPH database while Dominic Gentile (COM '20) conducts a COVID-19 test on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, at Hotel 166 in Chicago, Ill. (Joshua Clark/University of Illinois Chicago)

September 9, 2020

COVID-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, 2020

Transforming 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

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