Nursing Excellence Evolves

April 04, 2013
In January of this year, an external review of the nursing education department was conducted to assess strengths, challenges, opportunities, and innovation. This assessment led to a decision to restructure the entire department, including the name, in order to advance excellence in clinical...

UCSF Nursing Excellence - Magnet Recognized

September 20, 2012
UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital have received the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet designation which was awarded on September 17th, 2012!!!!! ANCC officials also noted that UCSF met the 88 standards for excellence with no deficiencies, which is an...

Sheila Antrum to receive Margretta Madden Styles Award 2012

May 25, 2012
Sheila E. Antrum, RN, MHSA, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing & Patient Care Services Officer, will be recognized as the 2012 recipient of the Margretta Madden Styles Award. She will be presented with the award at the Alpha Eta chapter of Sigma Theta Tau Annual Business meeting and Induction Ceremony on...

Nursing Week celebration May 10th, 2012

April 30, 2012
UCSF supporting the many faces of Nursing . . . .2012 National Nurses Week will be celebrated on May 7 – 11, 2012. Nationally, Nurses Day is observed on May 6th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale and founder of modern nursing.

Nursing School Ranked #4 in Nation

March 30, 2012
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is ranked among the nation’s top four nursing schools, according to a new survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.

Simulation Lab Enhances Med Administration Education

January 30, 2012
It has been proven that students who received simulation-based training show statistically significant improvement in cognitive knowledge(1), both in the clinical and non-clinical settings

Volunteering to GIve Back and Make a Difference - One Nurse's Story

October 31, 2011
Colette Jappy, RN has worked on the adult Surgical / Oncology unit, called 5 North, located at Mount Zion, for over five years.

The Continuum of Caring

October 20, 2011
A Nurse’s Vision for Helping Adult Hematology / Oncology / Bone Marrow Transplant Patients Post Discharge

Neurology Nurses' Unit Based Community of Involvement

October 01, 2011
Nurses on the Neurology / Neurosurgery and Neuro Transitional Care, also known as 8 Long and 8 South, work together to enhance their community and participate in various activities on a quarterly basis.

Simulation-based Mock Code Program

May 31, 2011
The UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital simulation-based Mock Code Program provides invaluable training for staff.