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Integrated Healthcare Conference set for April 6

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Get Healthy Project grant is hosting its first annual conference entitled “Exploring the Mental and Physical Health Needs of the Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) Population in an Integrated Care Setting” on Saturday, April 6, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. The conference will be held at the UTC University Center and will feature speakers from the Yale School of Medicine, Hogg Foundation for Mental

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Nurse Anesthesia program earns ten-year accreditation

The School of Nursing has another achievement to add to their growing list of accomplishments. The UTC Master’s of Science in Nursing: Nurse Anesthesia Concentration (CRNA) has received a ten-year accreditation from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs (COA).

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Director of the School of Nursing honored as Women of Distinction

Dr. Katherine Lindgren, Director of the UTC School of Nursing and UC Foundation Professor, was honored as one of the Women of Distinction at the 27th Annual Women of Distinction awards luncheon, which benefits the American Lung Association of Tennessee and its mission to prevent lung disease and promote lung health.  This annual event is a Chattanooga tradition created to honor accomplished women who have distinguished themselves within their

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Nursing students volunteer at hospitals in Ecuador

Several nursing anesthetist students got the experience of a lifetime when they spent several days volunteering in hospitals in Ecuador. Led by Dr. Nanette Wells-Brooks, UTC Assistant Professor of Nursing and Assistant Coordinator of the Nurse Anesthesia Program, the group spent more than a week volunteering in three hospitals in Quito and Ambato, Ecuador.

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Nursing students donate time, gifted items this holiday season

‘Tis the season for receiving gifts and giving back, and the UTC School of Nursing did both by providing foot care to Chattanooga’s homeless population and giving the gifts of much needed clothing and personal hygiene products to some of Chattanooga’s most vulnerable populations.

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