College Updates

• January 02, 2020
Policy is to government as nursing is to health care. Local government and nursing impact people at human levels; just imagine the impact if they linked arms for a greater good. It’s actually happening here in Arizona.
• November 14, 2019
This month, which is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, I keep coming back to a phrase someone said to me long ago. Hospice nurses are love at work. Dying can be long, bewildering, lonely, painful and frequently undignified. It is the case that the hospice nurses make all the difference.
• October 16, 2019
Welcome to the Academic Nursing Leadership Conference! It is such a treat to be here with you all in Washington, D.C. during AACN's 50th anniversary.
• September 19, 2019
Many members of our society face more debilitating conditions associated with Alzheimer's Disease. In Arizona alone, more than 120,000 people are living with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Dementias are also the fourth leading cause of death in Arizona and the number of cases is expected to rise by 43% by 2025.
• August 19, 2019
<p>There is something satisfying about the start of a new semester. It’s a clean slate for returning students and a fresh start for first-year students. As a university, ASU pulls out all the stops to make the first few weeks on-campus as hospitable as possible for every Sun Devil</p>
• August 07, 2019
It's been a life-changing few weeks for Brianna Ungaro. Her study abroad trip to Peru exposed her to new cultures, communities and health care practices. In her final blog, she wraps up the experience and shares some of the things that impacted her the most.
• August 06, 2019
School supplies and lesson plans are all part of a successful start to a new academic year for children. But the start of school also means immunizations, health screenings and monitoring the overall health and well-being of the incoming students. All of this and more are on the back-to-school to-do checklists of school nurses.
• July 30, 2019
As part of the study abroad program, students volunteer in rural health clinics in Peru. Study abroad blogger Brianna Ungaro walks us through her time in the clinic.
• July 24, 2019
The visit to the local school was one of the most rewarding experiences Brianna had while in Peru.
• July 19, 2019
Brianna Ungaro describes her incredible Machu Picchu experience!
• July 19, 2019
Study Abroad 2019 Blogger Brianna Ungaro brings us up to date on the service-learning aspect of the trip.
• July 10, 2019
Study abroad blogger Brianna Ungaro has arrived in Peru! In this post, she describes her first couple of days in the country.
• July 05, 2019
Brianna Ungaro will be sharing her experiences as she travels to Peru as part of the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation study abroad trip to learn about health care, culture and more.
• June 17, 2019
Withered potted plants, pavement too hot for pets to walk on, air conditioning that seems to run nonstop. These are just a few of the things that are part of my new "normal" as I spend my second summer as a Phoenix transplant.
• June 24, 2018
Alana Herman, Edson College's Study Abroad Blogger shares the final week of her time in Peru.
• June 17, 2018
Alana Herman, Edson College's Study Abroad Blogger recaps the third week of the study abroad program in Peru.
• June 10, 2018
Alana Herman, Edson College's Study Abroad Blogger recaps her second week in Peru.
• June 03, 2018
Alana Herman, Edson College's Study Abroad Blogger recaps what her first week was like in Peru.
• June 02, 2018
Alana Herman is a nursing major and a third generation Sun Devil. Follow along as she shares her experiences while studying abroad in Peru this summer!
• July 22, 2017
During my time visiting and serving in the village of Umasbamba, I have learned about the importance of weaving. Weaving is extremely important for the village culturally as well as financially.