College of Nursing

UCF Receives Grant from Florida Blue to Improve Health in Parramore

UCF Receives Grant from Florida Blue to Improve Health in Parramore

Healthy lifestyles enable individuals to live full, productive lives. It allows children to maximize their growth and learning potential. It enables parents to excel at their careers and pass along positive behaviors to their children. It creates a community where physical, emotional and mental well-being is a central focus. UCF has established the Parramore Healthy […]

Aging Expert Honored for Gerontological Nursing Excellence in Education

Ladda Thiamwong, an assistant professor of nursing, has been honored by the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence as a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing. She is among 33 nurse educators from around the world in the inaugural class who were honored for their commitment to gerontological nursing education and the care of older […]

UCF Nursing Students Get Hands-On Anatomy Training

Sophomore nursing student Desiree dos Anjos, was cautious but sure-handed as she inserted a tracheal tube into her patient’s throat. She had read about the procedure in textbooks and watched it done numerous times on video, but this was her first hands-on experience. “Look how small the esophagus is,” she says, examining her patient’s neck. […]

UCF Honors 2018's Outstanding Employees

It takes more than 13,000 employees to create University of Central Florida’s diverse, welcoming environment and for students to grow, learn and succeed. President Dale Whittaker recently recognized some of those outstanding employees at Human Resource’s 46th annual Employee Awards Program held at the Student Union Pegasus Ballroom. The 2018 program recognized University Support Personnel […]