College Updates

• May 20, 2022
The U.S. health care system needs a nursing workforce ready to serve where needed.
• April 19, 2022
Edson College now offers a Master's of Science in health care simulation.
• April 18, 2022
Some Edson College students spent their Spring Break learning and serving in Costa Rica.
• February 24, 2022
Sara Crance and Yingyan Huang are often referred to as “Trailblazers.” They are going where no ASU Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation student has gone before. Frankly, there aren’t many like them in the nation.
• January 21, 2022
As the pandemic continues into a second full year, I have to admit it’s been challenging to focus on personal resolutions. Typical goals like wanting to “eat better,” “save more money” or “travel more” seem almost too small when we’re all still facing a virus that continues taking its toll on many of our citizens and health care workers.
• December 16, 2021
Everyone reading this post deserves a round of applause, because we made it through 2021! It took some hard work and determination, but here we stand at the end of another year, with 12 months of challenges that we have overcome in our rear view mirror, and a whole year of possibilities ahead.
• October 25, 2021
The top reason to have an account on LinkedIn is so you can expand your professional presence far beyond the reach of your current position and immediate colleagues. Using this platform is an easy, practical and relevant way to build and strengthen your nursing and health care network.
• October 25, 2021
In order to make the most of LinkedIn, it is vital that you engage on the platform. You can do this by posting content, sharing content and by following or joining groups and organizations like the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. If you do decide to publish articles or materials you’ve written as a subject matter expert here are a few things to keep in mind.
• October 25, 2021
LinkedIn is the largest online network for working professionals which is why creating and maintaining a profile is extremely beneficial for those in the health care industry or those interested in getting into the industry, including students.
• August 09, 2021
Campuses will soon be bustling with students again.
• July 19, 2021
With all that’s required of educators, it’s not surprising that sometimes we get caught up in the day-to-day of teaching and lose sight of the incredible impact we have in the real world.
• June 21, 2021
Edson College continues to make progress in addressing the pandemic of inequality.
• May 05, 2021
“Let’s say there’s a day when nurses didn’t come to the hospital. It’s like, why do you even open?” Dr. Frank LoVecchio, an emergency medicine physician in Phoenix, spoke plain truth in the poignant short film “Death, Through a Nurse’s Eyes.” The recent documentary gives an ICU nurse’s-eye view of the pandemic’s winter surge at Valleywise Health Medical Center.
• April 22, 2021
Arizona saw a major decrease in the number of pediatric influenza cases during the 2020-2021 flu season.
• March 31, 2021
If this last year has taught us anything, it’s that effective modern health care needs to support everyone, not just a fortunate few.
• March 01, 2021
Before COVID-19, there was robust thinking and conversation about social isolation and loneliness being the next public health crisis. Research provided ominous warnings about the broad impact of the pandemic, including a finding that isolation among older adults is associated with a 50 percent increased risk of dementia.
• January 25, 2021
A new year is upon us and while many of us are ready to turn the page on an incredibly tough and tragic 2020 there is much work to be done. One clear reminder of this is the need for an entire month dedicated to the prevention of slavery and human trafficking.
• December 10, 2020
What a year, eh? There are so many things that I could say about these past 11 months and I’ll get into that in a minute.
• October 30, 2020
When will we have a COVID-19 vaccine? The answer to that question is what everyone around the world wants to know. Surely once we have a vaccine, we can get back to our regular lives. So why not rush one out today?
• September 23, 2020
Health care, you would think, would be the place where the old adage about never letting a serious crisis go to waste would never apply. It’s an appalling thought on its face. But here we are, six months into the worst public health crisis of our generation, and we are seizing opportunities wherever we can in nursing education. We must.