Healthcare

UNM College of Nursing receives gift to fund scholarships

134 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.¬†(KRQE) ‚Äď The University of New Mexico is hoping new scholarships will bring more students to the College of Nursing. Western Sky Community Care recently gave a $450,000 gift to the college to fund scholarships for their nurse practitioner and nurse-midwife programs.

FDA approves heart pump study in New Mexico

389 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ‚ÄĒ An FDA-approved heart pump study is being conducted here in New Mexico with the goal of improving recovery for patients. The Recover IV study focuses on heart attack patients and their long-term recovery. The New Mexico Heart Institute at Lovelace Medical Center is conducting the

Lobos continue to make national noise

461 Views ¬†¬†ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ‚ÄĒ The Pit is no stranger to loud crowds and big basketball moments.¬†Back in 1999, The Pit was ranked the¬†13th best sporting venue of the century by Sports Illustrated¬†beating out college and professional arenas and fields all across the nation. But for the last few years,

UNM College of Nursing reintroduces accelerated BSN degree

565 Views   Starting the semester of fall 2023, the University of New Mexico College of Nursing will be offering an accelerated bachelor’s of science in nursing as a second degree. The application period for the program began back on Dec. 15, according to the Health Sciences Center website.

New Mexico Legislature looking to relieve pressure on health care industry

541 Views ¬†¬†Legislation to recruit and keep health care professionals from New Mexico headed to governor’s desk Our state faces a massive health care worker shortage, and state lawmakers hope to address it.¬†The Legislature is looking to spend about $171 million to recruit and retain health care professionals. They’re also

Nurses speak at Roundhouse in support of bill expanding nursing programs

751 Views ¬†¬†SANTA FE, N.M.¬†(KRQE) ‚Äď Thursday,¬†the state legislature¬†is hearing from nurses as lawmakers figure out how to solve the state‚Äôs nursing shortage. ‚ÄúWe are woefully lacking in being able to immediately spin up and be able to graduate hundreds of more students. Yes, it does take resources, lots of

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