Critical Care at 33,000 Feet

As a part of the 50th anniversary of the BYU College of Nursing, a book was compiled called “The Healer’s Art: 50 stories for 50 years.” It has been 15 years since this book was first published and these stories were shared. We plan to regularly post selections from this book to help each ofContinue reading “Critical Care at 33,000 Feet”

Blood, Sweat, and Tears: What Happens When Nursing Meets Rugby

          By Jonathan Schroeder For four and a half years, Ali Smith lived what some people might call a double life. By day, Smith was a smiling, gentle-mannered nursing student in one of the most demanding academic programs at BYU. Few would have guessed that by nightfall, Smith’s smiling face wouldContinue reading “Blood, Sweat, and Tears: What Happens When Nursing Meets Rugby”

New Visiting Scholar

The BYU College of Nursing is hosting a visiting nursing scholar from China. Dr. Fen Yang is from Wuhan City in China’s Hubei Province. She will be at BYU through April. During that time, she hopes to complete research on evidence nursing and community management of chronic disease. “The reason I chose to study nursingContinue reading “New Visiting Scholar”

From Fighting Forest Fires to Working Clinicals: Michael Scott’s Story

When entering a burning building, remember that the hose is your lifeline. Crawl while advancing hand-on-hand or else you could twist the hose and get lost. When Chief says get out, you get out because the building could be about to collapse. Such as some of the memories of nursing student Michael Scott’s time asContinue reading “From Fighting Forest Fires to Working Clinicals: Michael Scott’s Story”