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    Brief PTSD Therapy strongly reduces symptoms of chronic pain, USF Nursing study reports

    June 11, 2014

    Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a growing epidemic among veterans and military service members returning from the wars of Iraq and Afghanistan. Along with PTSD, a large percentage of veterans also experience chronic pain including the nervous system, internal organs and musculoskeletal tissues. These physical symptoms can be debilitating, and so far, no formal guidelines for treatment exits. Diego F. Hernandez, PsyD (right), a licensed clinical psychologist and clinical director of ART at USF College of Nursing, demonstrates Accelerated Resolution Therapy, as veteran Brian Anderson follows his hand movements However, […]

    USF Nursing allows U.S. Air Force soldier to continue master’s program while deployed overseas

    March 21, 2014

    Captain Michael Ofman is a proud University of South Florida College of Nursing student and a dedicated flight nurse in the United States Air Force. Recently, he was called for deployment to Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. When he received the call, Ofman was in his last year of his master’s program in the family nurse practitioner concentration. As a flight nurse for aeromedical evacuation in the U.S. Air Force Reserves for almost 20 years, his dream was to become a nurse practitioner. When duty called, he thought his […]

    USF Nursing receives RESTORE LIVES donation

    February 21, 2014

    University of South Florida College of Nursing received a generous donation from American Legion Auxiliary Post #275 during a fundraiser event held on Nov. 9, 2013 in Dunedin, Fla. The money donated will go towards the college’s RESTORE LIVES: Research and Education to Rehabilitate and Restore the Lives of Veterans, Service Members and their Families. LaRon Nelson, PhD, RN, NP, assistant professor and assistant dean for Global & Community Affairs at USF College of Nursing, attended the event to accept the donation on behalf of the college. “It is an […]

    New brief therapy eases symptoms of combat-related psychological trauma, USF Nursing study shows

    December 9, 2013

    The research suggests Accelerated Resolution Therapy may be an option for veterans who do not respond optimally to conventional therapies endorsed by the Department of Defense and VA Tampa, FL (Dec. 9, 2013) –Accelerated Resolution Therapy, or ART, is a brief, safe, and effective treatment for combat-related symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among veterans and U.S. service members, researchers at University of South Florida College of Nursing report in a new study. They found this newer treatment — a combination of evidence-based psychotherapies and use of eye movements — […]

    USF College of Nursing hosts national conference focused on veterans

    November 13, 2013

    More than 75 nursing leaders from around the country joined forces to discuss health needs for veterans, service members and their families on Oct. 21 at a national conference hosted by University of South Florida College of Nursing. The 2nd Annual JOINING FORCES TO RESTORE LIVES: Nursing Education and Research in Veterans Health conference was held at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in downtown Tampa. The daylong conference focused on nursing education and research designed to meet the needs of veterans, service members and their families. It is part […]

    USF College of Nursing to Host National Conference on Veterans’ Health, Education & Research

    October 15, 2013

    Tampa, FL (Oct. 15, 2013) – Top nursing leaders and scientists from around the country will meet to discuss health needs for veterans, service members and their families Monday, Oct. 21, at a daylong conference hosted by the University of South Florida College of Nursing. A pre-conference will be held from Noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20. The 2nd Annual JOINING FORCES TO RESTORE LIVES: Nursing Education and Research in Veterans Health conference will be held at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in downtown Tampa. […]

    USF College of Nursing veterans’ baccalaureate program highlighted in local newspapers

    October 11, 2013

    Several local newspapers highlighted the University of South Florida College of Nursing’s $1.2M federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration to create a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing program for veterans and service members. This baccalaureate program, named the Creating Access to Registered Nurse Education for Veterans, or V-CARE, will offer veterans and service members the opportunity to earn a bachelor of science degree in nursing through a program that builds upon their military healthcare training and experience. The program will […]

    USF Nursing Alicia Rossiter and Dr. Rasheeta Chandler publish on women veterans and divorce

    October 11, 2013

    Rossiter, A. G. & Chandler, R. (2013). Women veteran and divorce:  What are the contributing factors?  Nurse Leader.  11(5), 51-53.

    University of South Florida College of Nursing Awarded $1.25M to Transition Veterans’ Healthcare Skills into Nursing Careers

    September 25, 2013

    USF receives largest of nine federal grants for veterans’ baccalaureate nursing programs  Tampa, FL (Sept. 25, 2013) – Military medics hone their medical skills in combat, supporting humanitarian operations and serving in hospitals and clinics across the world.  Now, bolstered by a $1.25-million federal grant, the University of South Florida will offer veterans and service members the opportunity to earn a bachelor of science degree in nursing through a program that builds upon their military healthcare training and experience. The USF College of Nursing was one of nine institutions across […]

    USF College of Nursing Partners with Scotland’s University of Stirling to Study Innovative PTSD Therapy for Veterans

    September 12, 2013

    USF Nursing extends Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) internationally after showing promising results in the United States Tampa, FL (Sept. 12, 2013) – The University of South Florida College of Nursing is conducting the first Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART ) study with British Armed Forces veterans suffering from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). “Pilot Study of Delivery of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) by Scottish Registered Nurses in Mental Health for Treatment of Military Psychological Trauma” is funded through a grant developed as a partnership between the USF College of Nursing and University of […]

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