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Whether you’re a current nursing student, interested in becoming a student, or just want to see what the UTEP School of Nursing is up to, you’ll be blown away by the quality of the education and service we provide [...]

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While online learning offers students the flexibility and convenience to learn at their own pace, completing a group assignment in a virtual environment can present stressful challenges that can lead to academic incivility or rude behaviors among group members.

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Since 2013, 43 graduates from the UTEP School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program have shaped the future of health care by leading innovations in health care delivery in the Paso del Norte region. Forty-one of those graduates have remained in El Paso and Las Cruces, New Mexico. Today they continue to serve […]

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Caring for critically ill patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a level I trauma center can be an overwhelming experience for a new nurse like Alexandra Escobedo. Fortunately for Escobedo, who earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from The University of Texas at El Paso, her experience as a nurse technician in […]

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The Nursing and Health Care Leadership Institute in the The University of Texas at El Paso School of Nursing hosted its second annual Leadership Conference on “Managing Diversity to Improve Population Health,” today in the Health Sciences Building. Participants interacted with internationally recognized health care leaders and attended seminars designed to enhance their understanding of […]

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Using a MacBook and video editing software, Maria E. Hinojosa-Smith, a clinical instructor in the School of Nursing at The University of Texas at El Paso, enhanced the educational experience of nursing students by integrating audio and visual strategies into the classroom.

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Susan Hassmiller from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Senior Advisor for Nursing and Director, Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action visits the Sim Lab 

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(Back, from left) UTEP nursing students Ilse Hernandez, Dayna Valdez, Ariana Lopez, Karla Salazar, and family nurse practitioner Edgar Jimenez, along with (front) Guillermina Solis, an assistant professor at UTEP’s School of Nursing, and nursing student Itzel Cortez provide health and wellness services to children at the Center Against Family Violence. Photo courtesy of Dayna Valdez.

(Back, from left) UTEP nursing students Ilse Hernandez, Dayna Valdez, Ariana Lopez, Karla Salazar, and family nurse practitioner Edgar Jimenez, along with (front) Guillermina Solis, an assistant professor at UTEP’s School of Nursing, and nursing student Itzel Cortez provide health and wellness services to children at the Center Against Family Violence. Photo courtesy of Dayna […]

Students and faculty from The University of Texas at Brownsville tour the W.M. Keck Center for 3-D Innovation at UTEP during the A-PRIME TIME Summer Conference July 15. Photo by Laura Trejo / UTEP News Service

Miguel Mena has been preparing for a career in medicine since he was in high school. From his freshman to his senior year at the Maxine L. Silva Magnet High School for Health Care Professions in the El Paso Independent School District, Mena volunteered at University Medical Center where he shadowed doctors, observed surgeries and […]

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When Kristen Hernandez decided on a research career in public health, she imagined working in a lab surrounded by microscopes and other high-tech equipment. “I really thought that a beaker had to be involved in doing research,” Hernandez said with a laugh. She graduated with a Master of Public Health from The University of Texas […]

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The top nurse in the United States talked about the importance of affordable medical care for underserved populations and the expanding role of nurses in health care during her recent visit to The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing.

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Two years ago, Adrian Perez, a nursing student at The University of Texas at El Paso, was halfway through running the 26.2 mile Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range when a member of his UTEP ROTC team fell ill with muscle fatigue and dehydration.

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The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing has launched an ambitious leadership program for emerging health care leaders in the Paso del Norte region. The new Nursing and Health Care Leadership Institute (NHCLI) will administer an inter-professional leadership development academy that will provide the next generation of health care leaders, including chief […]

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Nearly 60 students from the UTEP School of Nursing put their skills into practice and raised awareness about diabetes, stroke and heart disease at the 7th annual Ferria De La Familia on Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Judson F. Williams Convention Center.

More than 9,000 people attended the Telemundo event, which featured fun family activities and a health fair organized by students in their final semester of the undergraduate nursing program at UTEP.

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The next presentation for the Fall 2013 Healthy Exchange Series — a forum for health-related research— will be held on Wednesday, September 11, from 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 1:00 p.m.in room 135 of the HSN building located on the main Campus, on Wiggins Rd., opposite to the UTEP library. The presenters will be Dr. Eva […]

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Who: UTEP School of Nursing Simulation Conference What: “Train-the-Trainer” Class for School Nurses When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 Where: Health Sciences and Nursing Building, Center for Simulation In preparation for the new school year, 45  school nurses from Region 19 will participate in a “Train-the-Trainer” class in the UTEP Center for […]

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