UA Little Rock nursing students deliver a baby on the School of Nursing's new Lucina AR Childbirth Simulator. Photo by Ben Krain.

New Birthing Manikin Provides Lifelike Training for UA Little Rock Nursing Students

The addition of a new birthing manikin simulator to UA Little Rock is ensuring that nursing students are getting the hands-on experience they need to care for patients in Arkansas. Continue reading “New Birthing Manikin Provides Lifelike Training for UA Little Rock Nursing Students”

Joanna Hall

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock 2022: Joanna Hall

In celebration of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women in leadership positions who are making a difference at the university and in the community. Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock 2022: Joanna Hall”

Dr. Sloan Davidson, director of the UA Little Rock School of Nursing, leads a group of nursing students who are training with the birthing manikin simulator in the UA Little Rock Center for Simulation Innovation. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock School of Nursing Earns ANCC Accreditation to Provide Continuing Professional Development Courses for Nurses

The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation has granted accreditation for nursing professional development to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Nursing.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock School of Nursing Earns ANCC Accreditation to Provide Continuing Professional Development Courses for Nurses”

Senior nursing students in the UA Little Rock School of Nursing prepare for transition to practice by participating in an Emergency Room simulation in the Center for Simulation Innovation.

UA Little Rock Receives $165k Grant for Center for Simulation Innovation

The Willard & Pat Walker Charitable Foundation has awarded the University of Arkansas at Little Rock a $165,000 grant for the Center for Simulation Innovation in the School of Nursing.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives $165k Grant for Center for Simulation Innovation”

Nursing school students working with medical equipment in the SIM Lab, SIM Lab control room and Pixus units.

UA Little Rock celebrates half a century of quality nursing education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock nursing program is the most popular major on campus. It began offering first-semester nursing course credit to LPN/LPTN and Medical Corpsman in 1986, and in 2009, added paramedics to the transition program. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates half a century of quality nursing education”