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Amanda Spinks

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UAMS is the only health science center in Arkansas and one of the region’s largest.  It includes five colleges (Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health) and a graduate school along with a hospital, statewide network of regional centers, affiliations with Arkansas Children’s Hospital and Central Arkansas Veterans Health care System, and seven UAMS institutes  where clinical, academic and research resources are focused on specific diseases or conditions.  

The UAMS College of Nursing provides Bachelor’s, Master’s (MNSc), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs to more than 800 students. There are online programs to help existing RNs earn their BSN or MNSc.  The college is engaged in activities and interprofessional partnerships across all UAMS colleges that promote scholarly excellence, research and service to the university, nursing profession and society. 

For more information on our programs contact us at 501-686-7, by email at conadmissions@uams.edu or visit our website at www.nursing.uams.edu.

Nursing Notes

“There are all different levels of experience. There is also a separation of culture. Many older nurses are afraid of change. New nurses are often very willing and eager, but lack the clinical experience. There is a great opportunity for exchange of information and ideas however, nursing has largely been a culture of ‘nurses eat their young.’ It is a job trying to instill a different culture and ideology. The best managers are not managers at all. They are leaders.” 

 

Jessica Rouse, RN, Chief nursing officer, Rivendell
 
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