April 2021
Welcome to USF Bull Nurse News. This monthly newsletter brings the latest news and updates from the USF College of Nursing and its campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Sarasota-Manatee.
The University of South Florida College of Nursing continues to be among the best graduate nursing programs in America, according to new rankings released on March 30 by U.S. News & World Report (U.S. News).

The College of Nursing’s graduate programs received high marks for its master’s and DNP programs, ranked in the top 100 among all public and private institutions for 2022. Read more
A collaboration between USF Health’s College of Nursing and the Ybor Youth Clinic has resulted in the first rollout of a doctoral nursing project that provides another option for treating the clinic’s at-risk patient population.

A clinical trial examining whether a fecal transplant could alter the gut microbiome of an advanced cancer patient to improve the patient’s response to cancer treatment has shown encouraging results.

The study was led in part by USF College of Nursing researcher Stephanie Prescott.
The leadership demonstrated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic by the University of South Florida has become a true testament to the spirit of faculty, staff and students – a spirit of perseverance, collaboration and community partnership, despite the emotional and often taxing circumstances that have become part of many daily lives.

In the latest Frontline Nursing podcast episode, an ER nurse shares the realities of caring for COVID patients.

Noon - 1 p.m. | April 9 | Microsoft Teams
Dr. Cheedy Jaja will be presenting "Integrating Nursing Core Values in Global Health Outreach: A Personal Journey.

Continuing Education Credit is available for nurses, physicians, and physicians assistants.

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