Buddy Up.

Yvonne Cruz was being bullied by a fellow nurse and needed advice. Travel nurse Kelly Taylor-Cromartie needed homework tips. And ICU nurse Makayla Kirkpatrick (pictured) had questions about ventilator settings. What do they have in common? Each of these first-year RN to BSN students turned to their assigned mentors for support and advice, part of a new program students are raving about.

by Christine Kueter

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Past Due

A sick child. A global setting. An expired medication. An ethical quandary. Profs Tracy Kelly and Ashley Hurst weigh in on the case they can't forget.

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Alumna Betsy Peyton and patient Dorothy Bishop at a home visit

Healthcare Help in the 'Last Mile'

Alumna Betsy Peyton on WellAWARE, a home-visiting program she created to keep vulnerable residents healthy, cared for, and out of the ER [VIDEO].

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Nursing Narratives' 'Tiny Love Stories'

The first essays in our Jefferson Trust-funded 'Nursing Narratives' were birthed with a simple prompt: in 55 words or fewer, tell one of your nursing stories.

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From the Archives: The Day in 1964 That UVA Nursing Students Went on National TV

In 1964, 28 nursing students got bussed to New York City to appear on the hit TV show 'I've Got a Secret.' Among them were twins Joyce and Janet Fisher.

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Waking Up to Your Phone Alarm? It Could Be Putting You at Risk

Nursing doctoral student Yeonsu Kim’s study adds to a body of research on the best way to wake up.

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Breast Cancer Decision Aid for High-Risk Women Draws Praise

Post doctoral fellow Crystal Chu and surgical oncologist Lynn Dengel, MD, developed and tested a new decision tool just for women at high-risk of breast cancer.

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