A Holistic Look at Aging Populations: Technology to Anticipate Fall Rates

Research
March 30, 2021 by
As part of Women’s History Month, UCF is sharing stories of some of the many extraordinary women on campus contributing to the advancement of science and enriching our lives through creative scholarship.   Nursing Assistant Professor Ladda Thiamwong works with elderly patients and tackles one of the most pressing issues facing this population: the mental and […]

From Awareness to Action, Diverse Simulations Seek to Reduce Healthcare Disparities

Research
December 7, 2020 by
Research grant prepares UCF nursing students to improve care for prenatal and postpartum minority populations   The U.S. population is becoming more diverse and therefore, so are the patients seeking healthcare. But for these growing number of patients, their healthcare outcomes are often vastly different compared to white patients. Among the most staggering statistic is […]

Mental Health Awareness Month Spotlight: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Education

Academics
May 28, 2020 by
“The greatest good to society is to serve those with the least,” says Assistant Professor Michael Valenti, a mental health nursing provider, researcher and current president of the board of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Florida Chapter. In his Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing course, Valenti prepares undergraduate nursing students to care for people of all ages […]

Assistant Professor Honored with Outstanding Researcher Award

Awards & Kudos
May 22, 2020 by
Assistant Professor Frank Guido-Sanz, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC, has been honored by the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties with a 2020 Outstanding Researcher Award. The award recognizes a nurse practitioner educator who has contributed to the knowledge development of nurse practitioner practice, education and policy through research. A board-certified Adult Nurse Practitioner and Adult-Gerontology […]

BSN Graduate’s Research Inspires a New Generation

Academics
May 1, 2020 by
For her Honors Undergraduate Thesis, Chantelle Garcia Medina ’20BSN sought to make a lasting difference in the lives of underserved patients in Peru – by focusing on the health of the youngest generation. Her work will continue to make an impact after graduation. In 2019, Garcia was part of an interdisciplinary group of UCF students […]

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