• November 30, 2021

Tags : UTEP School of Nursing

During pandemic, UTEP Nursing Students care for ‘Virtual Patients’

When Sarys Vasquez started The University of Texas at El Paso’s traditional undergraduate nursing program in fall 2020, she looked forward to checking vital signs, evaluating patients and role-playing other patient care scenarios with classmates in UTEP’s Center for Simulation. These hands-on simulations would be an opportunity for her to practice clinical and critical-thinking skills […]Read More

UTEP School of Nursing Faculty Member selected for NIH Scholars

Franchesca E. Nuñez, Ph.D., assistant professor in The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing, has been accepted into the 2020 Butler-Williams Scholars Program from the National Institute on Aging, a division of the National Institutes of Health. “We are excited for Dr. Nuñez to participate in such a highly competitive program for new […]Read More

Leslie Robbins appointed Dean of the UTEP School of Nursing

Leslie K. Robbins, Ph.D., has been appointed Dean of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas at El Paso, effective Feb. 1, 2020. Robbins has served in the role in an interim capacity since September 2019. As dean, she holds the Charles H. and Shirley T. Leavell Endowed Chair II in Nursing. “The […]Read More

UTEP School of Nursing earns maximum CCNE Reaccreditation

The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing recently received the maximum 10-year reaccreditation for its baccalaureate, master’s and postgraduate APRN (advanced practice registered nurse) certificate programs from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program was granted initial accreditation for the maximum period of five years. […]Read More

UTEP Nurse Practitioner Students practice on virtual patients

In the Shadow Health examination room, Tina Jones, a 28-year-old woman with diabetes, complained of a sore throat and itchy and runny nose. “These symptoms are driving me nuts,” Jones quipped, as she balanced herself on top of the exam table in a blue patient gown. “I’m sorry you’re not feeling well,” said Fukamanji Sikazwe, […]Read More

UTEP School of Nursing names Interim Dean

The University of Texas at El Paso has named Leslie K. Robbins, Ph.D., professor of nursing at UTEP, the interim dean of the School of Nursing. Robbins has served as associate dean of graduate education at the UTEP School of Nursing. She has more than 40 years of experience in nursing with a special focus […]Read More

UTEP School of Nursing Ranked Among Top Nursing Schools in

The UTEP School of Nursing is among the top nursing schools in the United Sates, according to NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com’s inaugural rankings. The website ranked the UTEP School of Nursing 30 out of more than 350 nursing schools in the Southwest, which includes schools in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma. Researchers collected data on more than […]Read More

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